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Round ups

Round ups of all the best cameras and photography equipment, camera head to heads and gift guides. If you’re looking for the best camera, the best lens, and the best accessories, then you’ll find them here.

Here are some of the best: Ultra-Zoom Bridge Cameras, Best Mirrorless, Best Compact Mirrorless, Best DSLRs, Best Cheap DSLRs, Best Cameras under £500, Best compact cameras.

  • Best portable projectors

    Best portable projectors

    September 24, 2013

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

  • Best universal battery chargers

    Best universal battery chargers

    September 17, 2013

    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

    Best carbon-fibre monopods

    September 9, 2013

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

  • 50mm 12-way lens test

    50mm 12-way lens test

    September 3, 2013

    The 50mm focal-length lens is a true photographic icon and an essential piece of kit for any photographer’s kit bag, but there are quite a few to choose from. Richard Sibley and Andrew Sydenham test 12 such optics to assess their particular qualities

  • Best sensor cleaners

    Best sensor cleaners

    August 15, 2013

    Callum McInerney-Riley tests a range of items dedicated to cleaning your camera’s sensor

  • Best image-editing apps

    Best image-editing apps

    August 1, 2013

    Callum McInerney-Riley tests a range of the best Android and iOS apps available for on-the-go image editing

  • Best Baryta inkjet papers

    Best Baryta inkjet papers

    July 18, 2013

    Quality inkjet paper is as important as the printers and inks when it comes to printing. Vincent Oliver tests the best Baryta fibre-based papers

  • Best sling backpacks

    Best sling backpacks

    June 27, 2013

    Convenient, accessible and secure, sling bags are becoming the go-to option for more and more travelling photographers. Jon Stapley rounds up the best

  • Best 9 and 10-stop ND filters

    Best 9 and 10-stop ND filters

    June 18, 2013

    Strong lighting situations often call for a strong filter. Jon Stapley rounds up six of the best ND filters with real stopping power

  • Entry-level flash kits

    Entry-level flash kits

    June 5, 2013

    We test a selection of the best budget studio kits for under £500, ideal for small spaces and home studios

  • Second-hand DSLR bargains

    Second-hand DSLR bargains

    June 4, 2013

    Richard Sibley has compiled a shortlist of eight used DSLRs that he thinks are great cameras, and each one can be found for less than £450

  • Best second-hand film cameras for under £30

    Best second-hand film cameras for under £30

    May 30, 2013

    There’s still a thriving community of film enthusiasts who enjoy the ‘romance’ of emulsion. For those wishing to join the fun, here’s Tony Kemplen’s round-up of six old yet still usable models

  • Best second-hand twin-lens reflex cameras

    Best second-hand twin-lens reflex cameras

    May 30, 2013

    The twin-lens reflex camera is arguably one of the ‘purest’ designs there is, and every photographer should use one at least once. Chris Gatcum rounds up half a dozen contenders to suit every budget

  • Best tough cameras

    Best tough cameras

    May 13, 2013

    Tough cameras aren’t just for taking to the pool when you’re on holiday. Their rugged design makes them useful for a variety of situations. Richard Sibley looks at seven of the latest models

  • Best noise-reduction software applications

    Best noise-reduction software applications

    May 8, 2013

    Digital noise is the equivalent of film grain, but unlike film grain it can be reduced or virtually eliminated by software. Vincent Oliver takes a look at six noise-reduction software packages to see how well they perform

  • Best messenger bags

    Best messenger bags

    April 16, 2013

    Often stylish and discreet, the single-shoulder ‘messenger’-style bag has become one of the most popular types of camera bag. We look at six of the best

  • Best SD memory cards

    Best SD memory cards

    April 11, 2013

    AP has brought together the highest-performing SD memory cards from some of the biggest brands in memory storage and tested their performance

  • Best ball heads

    Best ball heads

    April 11, 2013

    As one of the most popular types of tripod head, the ball head comes in many varieties. We test a selection of the best 'regular' ball heads available

  • Third-party macro lenses

    Third-party macro lenses

    April 10, 2013

    Richard Sibley compares AP’s Fixed Focal Length Lens of the Year, the Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro, with 90mm and 100mm optics from Tamron and Tokina, and explains why such focal lengths are so enduringly popular

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