Round ups

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

  • What are the best bridge cameras?

    What are the best bridge cameras?

    January 18, 2021

    Changing lenses can be a faff and extra lenses pricey – so 'all in one' bridge cameras, or superzooms, still have a lot of fans. If you are in the market for one, here are our best buys, with prices starting from under £500

  • Readers’ best buys from the last year

    Readers’ best buys from the last year

    January 4, 2021

    What have been AP readers' best buys over the last 12 months - both camera bodies and lenses? Here are some favourites - click through to save money

  • What are the best cheap DSLRs

    What are the best cheap DSLRs

    December 24, 2020

    We reveal the best cheap DSLRs that offer the most bang for your buck - read on for some guaranteed best buys that don't skimp on imaging quality

  • What are the best cheap full-frame cameras

    What are the best cheap full-frame cameras

    December 21, 2020

    Just in time for Xmas! Here are the best value full-frame cameras - mirrorless and DSLR - under £1500. Read on to discover how to get high resolution without hammering your bank account

  • What are the best-value macro lenses?

    What are the best-value macro lenses?

    December 18, 2020

    Macro photography has got really popular this year as people take inspiration from their home and garden. We find the best-value macro lenses for a variety of mounts and budgets

  • How to get started with vlogging

    How to get started with vlogging

    December 15, 2020

    Vlogging can be fun as well as big business. We reveal what kit you need and how to get started, whether you want to become a YouTube star or just find an online outlet for your creativity

  • Celebrating the Canon EOS 5D series

    Celebrating the Canon EOS 5D series

    December 4, 2020

    From the revolutionary Canon EOS 5D in 2005 to the powerhouse Canon EOS 5D Mark IV in 2016, the Canon 5D series changed the camera market, ushering in affordable full-frame shooting and movie-quality video. Matty Graham celebrates the iconic range

  • Best used mirrorless cameras around £500

    Best used mirrorless cameras around £500

    September 16, 2020

    With so much economic uncertainty, who doesn't want to save money? Here are some great-value mirrorless cameras and quality lenses you can pick up for around a very reasonable £500

  • Used and approved

    Used and approved

    April 3, 2020

    We sent four eminent, experienced photographers a range of used cameras and lenses. They tell Geoff Harris how they got on in the field