Round ups of all the best cameras and photography equipment, camera head to heads and gift guides.

Tripods explained

The ultimate guide to tripods

Choosing the right support for your needs doesn't have to be difficult. Andy Westlake talks you through the options

Second-hand cameras

Second-hand digital camera bargains

If you have a strict budget and aren't fussed about having the latest model then it might be worth considering a used camera, says Audley Jarvis

AP Awards lenses

AP Awards 2019: Lenses of the Year

Prime Lens of the Year Sony FE 24mm F1.4 GM Why we like it Absolutely superb optical quality Smaller and lighter than DSLR equivalents Built-in aperture ring Silent, decisive autofocus Dust and moisture-resistant construction This fast wideangle prime for Sony’s…

AP Awards cameras

AP Awards 2019: Cameras of the Year

  Compact Camera of the Year Sony RX100 VI Why we like it Really useful 24-200mm equivalent zoom range Very good image quality G Remarkably fast autofocus and continuous shooting High-quality pop-up electronic viewfinder Tilting screen allows flexible compositional options…

AP Awards Accessories

AP Awards 2019: Accessories of the Year

Accessory of the Year Benro GD3WH Geared Head Why we like it Precise control of camera positioning High-quality Mg-alloy construction Relatively small and lightweight Uses standard Arca Swiss quick release Three bubble levels to set camera straight Geared heads are…

Rear-load backpacks

Best rear-loading backpacks

Access your camera kit with ease when it’s wet and muddy. James Abbott looks at six rear-loading backpacks that are perfect for winter shooting

second-hand best buys

Second-hand camera best buys

If you want your budget to go as far as possible you should consider buying second-hand. Audley Jarvis reveals some of the best bargains to be had