Best backpacks

Jon Devo and Jon Stapley round up the best photo backpacks on the market

Best LED light panels

Callum McInerney-Riley and Andrew Sydenham consider a range of light panels to illuminate all your video and photographic requirements

Fujifilm X-T1 vs Nikon Df – Camera comparison test

While the design of the Fujifilm X-T1 and Nikon Df hark back to an age when 35mm film was king and SLRs had few knobs and dials, do these digital models fulfil the desire of many photographers to return to…

Best hard cases

Andrew Sydenham and Jon Stapley look at a selection of cases for the ultimate protection of your gear on location and in the hold of a plane

Nikon D800E vs Sony Alpha 7R – Camera comparison test

Both the Nikon D800E and Sony Alpha 7R have 36-million-pixel, full-frame sensors, and achieve maximum resolution by not having anti-aliasing filters. But are the images identical, and how do the DSLR and CSC compare in use?

Best flashgun softboxes

Callum McInerney-Riley tests a selection of the best softboxes designed specifically to be used with hotshoe-mounted flashguns

Guide to DSLRs launched in 2013

There were some great DSLRs launched in 2013, some of them tiny, while others had huge 24-million-pixel sensors with no anti-aliasing filter. Read our DSLR round-up to found out more...

Best jackets for photographers

We’re truly in the thick of winter now, and if you want to get out shooting you need to wrap up warm. Jon Stapley looks at six of the best outdoor jackets for photographers

Best miniature ball heads

From lightweight DSLRs to smartphones, more and more imaging devices can get by on smaller supports. Jon Stapley and Callum McInerney-Riley check out six of the best miniature ball heads

Best gloves for photographers

Winter is coming, and cold hands are a photographer’s worst enemy. Jon Stapley rounds up the best gloves for operating a camera in chilly conditions

Best third-party flashguns

Callum McInerney-Riley looks at a selection of flashguns ranging from high-spec examples to models for photographers on a budget

Best cable-release systems

From the classic cable release to the high tech, Callum McInerney-Riley tests six of the best cable-release systems

Best portable projectors

Want to be able to display your photographs at a moment’s notice? Vincent Oliver examines three portable projectors

Best universal battery chargers

Callum McInerney-Riley looks at a selection of the most efficient, easy-to-use and value for money universal battery chargers on the market

Best carbon-fibre monopods

Callum McInerney-Riley looks at a selection of carbon-fibre monopods designed with travellers and photography on the move in mind