Best hotshoe mics

Hotshoe mics enable videographers to capture pro-quality sound without costing the earth. Callum McInerney-Riley reveals the best on the market

Best A4 printers

A good A4 printer is an essential piece of kit for any photographer. Vincent Oliver looks at six different options, ranging in price and features

85mm prime lenses

If you like to shoot portraits, an 85mm prime lens could be one of the best investments you’ll ever make for your DSLR. Richard Sibley and Michael Topham put five models through a rigorous test

Best camera bags

Callum McInerney-Riley reviews six of the best camera bags for compact system cameras

Best power banks

Callum McInerney-Riley reviews six of the best power banks to suit a variety of budgets

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