Every serious photographer knows the importance of backing up their image files as soon as possible to ensure they don’t get corrupted or accidentally deleted. This is especially true for…

It’s not often that brand names become eponyms, but say ‘Big Stopper’ to almost any photographer and they’ll know that you’re talking about a 10-stop ND filter. Similarly, say ‘Little…

When you need fantastic image quality combined with the convenience and small size of a compact camera, premium compacts such as the Panasonic DMC-LX100 are the obvious answer. But what…

Photography is one of those professions and hobbies where there’s much more to kit than simply camera, lenses and accessories. Unless you shoot exclusively in a studio, it’s likely that…

While digital images can look great on a HD monitor, there’s no way to hang them on the wall. So if you want to adorn your home with some of…

here are only a handful of APS-C DSLRs aimed at professional photographers, and the Nikon D500 is Nikon’s flagship DX-format DSLR aimed at professionals and enthusiasts alike. This camera features…

With a field of view that’s said to closely match that of human vision, the humble 50mm lens is one of the most popular lenses available. So much so, you’d…

Third-party lens manufacturers are currently giving camera manufacturers a real run for their money by producing lenses that are optically amazing, more affordable or on rare occasions both. Sigma has,…

Smartphones and tablets have dramatically changed the way we interact with the world around us. For a subject like photography smartphone apps have made it much quicker and easier than…

Tripods may not be as exciting as a new camera or lens, but select the right high quality option for your photography and you’re looking at a lifetime of loyal…

A camera strap is a camera strap, right? Well yes, but there are many more options available than just the strap that came bundled with your camera – some will…

As the biggest manufacturer of camera sensors, it comes as no surprise that Sony is also one of the most innovative manufacturers of cameras. And while early Sony DSLRs followed…

In an extremely short space of time, the Sony Alpha series has not only established itself as the most popular full-frame mirrorless camera system, but also as one of the…

Designed exclusively for Sony’s E-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras, the Batis 85mm is a beautifully engineered portrait prime primarily designed for professional use. Unlike the Zeiss Milvus lens range, the Batis…

Superzooms have long been a popular option for those DSLR owners seeking a one-size-fits-all solution for taking on holiday or just general day-to-day shots. Traditionally 18-200mm has been the most…

If you regularly travel abroad with your photography equipment then this versatile camera bag from LowePro is definitely worth a closer look. Not only can it be used as both…

The Vanguard Alta Pro 2+ 264AT is a solidly built aluminium tripod that features a clever multi-angle centre column (or ‘MACC’ as Vanguard officially calls it) that can be fully…

Sigma has enjoyed something of a renaissance in recent years thanks largely to its premium ‘Art’ series of fast primes. This now encompasses five f/1.4 primes at focal lengths of…

Billingham has been making its distinctive canvas-and-leather camera bags since 1973 and is widely recognised as being one of the best camera-bag manufacturers on the market. All Billingham bags are…