Round ups

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

  • Best travel tripods for £120 or less

    Best travel tripods for £120 or less

    January 8, 2015

    Looking for a lightweight travel tripod for less than £120? Andy Westlake assesses some lesser-known options to see which offers the best value

  • Best video top lights

    Best video top lights

    January 8, 2015

    If you are shooting video we recommend investing in a top light sooner rather than later. Jon Devo takes a look at some of the options available

  • Best laptops for photographers

    Best laptops for photographers

    November 6, 2014

    Even the best photographers need to edit their photos, and the most efficient way to do this is still with a computer, not a tablet or a mobile phone. We’ve had a look at what’s out there to find the very best laptops for photographers

  • Best hotshoe mics

    Best hotshoe mics

    July 31, 2014

    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

    Best A4 printers

    July 10, 2014

    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

    85mm prime lenses

    July 10, 2014

    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

    Best camera bags

    June 19, 2014

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

  • Best power banks

    Best power banks

    May 28, 2014

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

  • Best ND grad filters

    Best ND grad filters

    May 14, 2014

    The AP team present six of the best ND grad filters to suit all budgets

  • Best backpacks

    Best backpacks

    April 30, 2014

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

  • Best LED light panels

    Best LED light panels

    April 16, 2014

    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

    Fujifilm X-T1 vs Nikon Df – Camera comparison test

    April 9, 2014

    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 that time?

  • Best hard cases

    Best hard cases

    April 2, 2014

    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

  • Best micro SD cards

    Best micro SD cards

    February 27, 2014

    Callum McInerney-Riley tests six of the best Micro SD memory cards

  • Nikon D800E vs Sony Alpha 7R – Camera comparison test

    Nikon D800E vs Sony Alpha 7R – Camera comparison test

    February 20, 2014

    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

    Best flashgun softboxes

    February 13, 2014

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

  • Best studio backgrounds

    Best studio backgrounds

    January 30, 2014

    Andrew Sydenham looks at a selection of specialist backgrounds for the studio snapper