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Fujifilm XF10 review: Ailing autofocus affects fixed-lens camera's appeal
3.5 stars Fujifilm XF10 review: Ailing autofocus affects fixed-lens camera's appeal By Mike Lowe

The XF10 features an APS-C sensor and f/2.8 aperture, making for great image quality. But poor performance affect its potential for perfection.... Read more

Canon EOS M50 review: M series finally gets credible
4.0 stars Canon EOS M50 review: M series finally gets credible By Mike Lowe

2018's top-spec EOS M mirrorless combines a built-in vari-angle touchscreen and electronic viewfinder, plus performance that's finally competitive.... Read more

Best photo places in Bristol: Spots you'll want to snap
Best photo places in Bristol: Spots you'll want to snap By Pocket-lint Promotion

We've teamed up with Panasonic to pick 10 of the best photo spots and secret Instagram locations in in Bristol. Read more

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VI review: A little camera with huge talent
4.5 stars Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VI review: A little camera with huge talent By Sam Kieldsen

The 6th gen Sony RX100 compact is as good as ever: a pop-up viewfinder, exceptional autofocus and ace image quality from its 1in sensor mean it excels... Read more

GoPro Hero 7 Black initial review: Smooth operator
GoPro Hero 7 Black initial review: Smooth operator By Cam Bunton

GoPro's new flagship action camera, the Hero 7 Black has some awesome features, including hyper smooth stabilisation.... Read more

Fujifilm X-T3 initial review: Marvellous mirrorless brings upgrades aplenty
Fujifilm X-T3 initial review: Marvellous mirrorless brings upgrades aplenty By Mike Lowe

The X-T3 is Fujifilm's enthusiast mirrorless. The third-gen model brings faster focus, touch control, greater speed and 4K60 video capture.... Read more

Canon EOS R initial review: A new era for full-frame mirrorless
Canon EOS R initial review: A new era for full-frame mirrorless By Mike Lowe

Canon's new full-frame mirrorless camera comes with a new lens mount and a stack of features. Does it represent the future, or spell imminent failure?... Read more

Nikon Z7 initial review: Rewriting the full-frame mirrorless rulebook
Nikon Z7 initial review: Rewriting the full-frame mirrorless rulebook By Mike Lowe

Nikon's brand new full-frame mirrorless camera is the 45.7MP Z7, complete with new Z mount lenses. Is it good enough to keep Sony at bay?... Read more

Panasonic Lumix LX100 Mark 2 initial review: High-end compact's sensational sequel
Panasonic Lumix LX100 Mark 2 initial review: High-end compact's sensational sequel By Mike Lowe

The second-gen LX100 keeps the same 24-75mm f/1.7-2.8 lens, but adds touchscreen, a 17MP Micro Four Thirds sensor and more. Is it a worthy upgrade?... Read more

Fujifilm X-T100 review: Rare misfire for X-series mirrorless?
3.5 stars Fujifilm X-T100 review: Rare misfire for X-series mirrorless? By Mike Lowe

The X-T100 is the entry-level camera in Fuji's mirrorless line-up, featuring a power zoom lens and different setup to other X-series. Does it succeed?... Read more

Fujifilm X-H1 review: Does the most advanced X-series live up to its potential?
4.5 stars Fujifilm X-H1 review: Does the most advanced X-series live up to its potential? By Mike Lowe

The most advanced Fuji mirrorless X camera adds image stabilisation for the first time. It's a capable pro-spec camera, challenged by the Panasonic G9... Read more

GoPro Hero review: The best entry-level action camera for first-timers?
4.0 stars GoPro Hero review: The best entry-level action camera for first-timers? By Cam Bunton

GoPro launched a new and more affordable Hero camera for 2018, but do the compromises make it genuinely good value?... Read more

Light L16: This 16-in-1 camera is a real product you can buy. No, really.
Light L16: This 16-in-1 camera is a real product you can buy. No, really. By Mike Lowe

Don't fret, your eyes haven't crossed; you're not looking at a Photoshopped image of a smartphone from the future. Nope, you're looking at the Light L16:... Read more

Canon EOS 2000D initial review: Asserting DSLR's entry-level place in a smartphone world?
Canon EOS 2000D initial review: Asserting DSLR's entry-level place in a smartphone world? By Mike Lowe

The camera market is more divided than ever before. Hot off the heels of Samsung announcing its new flagship S9 smartphone at Mobile World Congress 2018... Read more

Canon EOS M50 initial review: Hooray for 4K
Canon EOS M50 initial review: Hooray for 4K By Mike Lowe

Since Canon launched its mirrorless camera line-up - known as the EOS M range - we've failed to be too impressed. The EOS M50, however, could be the camera... Read more

Panasonic Lumix GX9 initial review: Compact but powerful
Panasonic Lumix GX9 initial review: Compact but powerful By Chris Hall

The Panasonic Lumix G Series has grown considerably over recent years and with the announcement of the new Lumix GX9, there's now a new compact model for... Read more

Olympus Pen E-PL9 initial review: Modest updates for the mirrorless selfie snapper
Olympus Pen E-PL9 initial review: Modest updates for the mirrorless selfie snapper By Timothy Coleman

The entry-level Olympus Pen sees a new update for 2018: the E-PL9, which is aimed at newbies and smartphone users looking to upgrade to a user-friendly... Read more

GoPro Fusion review: The 360-degree camera you've been waiting for
4.0 stars GoPro Fusion review: The 360-degree camera you've been waiting for By Cam Bunton

GoPro has finally launched the Fusion action camera. Like the Hero and Session, it's designed to be strapped to virtually any part of you of your kit... Read more

Panasonic Lumix GH5S initial review: The 4K Cinema pro
Panasonic Lumix GH5S initial review: The 4K Cinema pro By Mike Lowe

Thought the Panasonic Lumix GH5 was the 4K capture king? Think again, for the new GH5S comes with more pro-spec video magic than you can shake a stick... Read more

Sony A9 initial review: Phenomenal speed from the full-frame mirrorless master
Sony A9 initial review: Phenomenal speed from the full-frame mirrorless master By Timothy Coleman

Many DSLR users are either debating whether they should switch to a mirrorless system (it's less so the other way around). That's not been the case so... Read more

Sony A7R III initial review: Giving the Nikon D850 a run for its money
Sony A7R III initial review: Giving the Nikon D850 a run for its money By Timothy Coleman

In the A7R III, Sony has built on the already impressive full-frame Mark II model, by creating a high-resolution and high-speed camera. Think of this... Read more

Panasonic Lumix G9 review: The finest mirrorless camera that money can buy
5.0 stars Panasonic Lumix G9 review: The finest mirrorless camera that money can buy By Mike Lowe

The line between DSLR and mirrorless cameras continues to blur, with the Panasonic Lumix G9 gunning to be the first choice for pro photographers. In many... Read more

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III review: Can this compact truly replace a DSLR?
4.0 stars Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III review: Can this compact truly replace a DSLR? By Mike Lowe

With budget compacts more or less killed off by the ever-advancing phone camera, dedicated cameras play a very different role these days. And as not everyone... Read more

Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III review: Ideal for amateurs?
4.0 stars Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III review: Ideal for amateurs? By Mike Lowe

Say hello to the Olympus OM-D E-M10 for its third innings, in Mark III form.This new addition to the OM-D family boasts many of the same features we love... Read more

Canon EOS M100 review: Pocketable point-and-shoot makes mirrorless easy
3.5 stars Canon EOS M100 review: Pocketable point-and-shoot makes mirrorless easy By Timothy Coleman

Canon's entry-level mirrorless camera, the EOS M100, is the smallest and simplest in the company's range yet, with stripped-back design and flip-up LCD... Read more

GoPro Hero 6 Black review: The best action camera ever made
5.0 stars GoPro Hero 6 Black review: The best action camera ever made By Cam Bunton

If there's one brand that's synonymous with action cameras, it's GoPro. The company has completely dominated the market, with arguably its most important... Read more

Nikon D5600 review: More connected than ever
4.0 stars Nikon D5600 review: More connected than ever By Timothy Coleman

Being connected - it's all the rage. Of all the slogans used by Nikon for its cameras, "Always share your moments" seems most apt with the Nikon D5600.The... Read more

Fujifilm X100F review: Fixed-lens finery
4.0 stars Fujifilm X100F review: Fixed-lens finery By Mike Lowe

If there's one high-end fixed-lens camera that gets people excited, it's the Fuji X100 series. A unique proposition among compact cameras, its rangefinder-styling,... Read more

Nikon D850 review: The best DSLR ever?
5.0 stars Nikon D850 review: The best DSLR ever? By Timothy Coleman

On paper the Nikon D850 seems to good to be true. This full-frame DSLR camera is no modest refresh of the already impressive Nikon D810, it's an overhaul.It's... Read more

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II review: Touchscreen camera power in your pocket
4.0 stars Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II review: Touchscreen camera power in your pocket By Mike Lowe

Compact cameras as they were once known are dead and buried. Now if you go looking for a dedicated camera - one that's not on your smartphone, anyway -... Read more

Canon EOS 200D review: The perfect mini DSLR for beginners?
4.0 stars Canon EOS 200D review: The perfect mini DSLR for beginners? By Mike Lowe

DSLR cameras were once seen as these big, beastly pro-spec machines that you wouldn't want to lay hands on unless you had an encyclopaedic knowledge of... Read more

Canon EOS 6D Mark II review: One of the most versatile full-frame DSLR cameras
4.5 stars Canon EOS 6D Mark II review: One of the most versatile full-frame DSLR cameras By Mike Lowe

Full-frame: the holy grail of DSLR cameras. The term describes a sensor size equivalent to a classic 35mm film frame. And in 2017 it's a market more accessible... Read more

Nikon D7500 review: Better than the Canon 80D?
4.5 stars Nikon D7500 review: Better than the Canon 80D? By Timothy Coleman

The Nikon D7500 evolves from its conventional DSLR heritage towards a more rounded user experience. This enthusiast-level DSLR packs a mighty tilt-touchscreen,... Read more

Sony A6500 review: A mini mirrorless powerhouse
4.5 stars Sony A6500 review: A mini mirrorless powerhouse By Timothy Coleman

The Sony A6500 is the company's 2017 flagship mirrorless camera with a crop sensor, sitting below the Sony A7 full-frame line-up.The A6500 joins an already... Read more

Canon EOS M6 review: Canon's best mirrorless yet, but is that good enough?
4.0 stars Canon EOS M6 review: Canon's best mirrorless yet, but is that good enough? By Mike Lowe

The Canon take on the mirrorless camera market has been interesting: having lackadaisically introduced the M-series system in a bid to avoid undercutting... Read more

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II review: The most formidable Olympus camera, ever
5.0 stars Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II review: The most formidable Olympus camera, ever By Timothy Coleman

If you're unfamiliar with the Olympus OM-D E-M1 from three years back, it was the company's flagship compact system camera (CSC), built to a really high... Read more

Canon EOS 77D review: DSLR megastar, or one model number too far?
4.0 stars Canon EOS 77D review: DSLR megastar, or one model number too far? By Mike Lowe

You've probably heard it time and again: "cameras are dying". Well, not if Canon has anything to do with it.The Japanese camera maker seems to be investing... Read more

Olympus Tough TG-5 preview: For the hardcore generation
Olympus Tough TG-5 preview: For the hardcore generation By Chris Hall

Olympus has announced its latest Tough camera, the TG-5. Following the family of Tough cameras before it, the new Olympus model is everything you expect... Read more

Sony Alpha A99 II review: Proving that translucent can triumph
4.0 stars Sony Alpha A99 II review: Proving that translucent can triumph By Timothy Coleman

Holy moly, what a specification the Sony A99 II offers: a 42.4-million-pixel BSI (back illuminated) full-frame CMOS sensor, a 399-point hybrid autofocus... Read more

Fujifilm X-T20 review: The retro touch
4.5 stars Fujifilm X-T20 review: The retro touch By Mike Lowe

When we reviewed the Fujifilm X-T10 compact system camera, we felt that its retro style was just right. Now Fuji has introduced the X-T20 which maintains... Read more

Panasonic Lumix TZ90 review: The ultimate travel camera?
4.5 stars Panasonic Lumix TZ90 review: The ultimate travel camera? By Mike Lowe

With phone cameras getting so good these days, the traditional camera needs all the stand-out specification goods possible. When pocketable convenience... Read more

Garmin Virb Ultra 30 review: Action cam Hero, or GoPro-imitating zero?
4.0 stars Garmin Virb Ultra 30 review: Action cam Hero, or GoPro-imitating zero? By Max Langridge

When you think action camera, you probably think GoPro. But Garmin wants to change that with the Virb Ultra 30, its top-of-the-line 4K action cam.With... Read more

Panasonic Lumix GH5 review: Hail the 4K king
5.0 stars Panasonic Lumix GH5 review: Hail the 4K king By Mike Lowe

In the world of mirrorless and DSLR cameras a lot of manufacturers are brushing over 4K video capture. Canon? Doesn't want to know. Nikon? Miles behind.... Read more

Panasonic Lumix GX800 review: An affable, affordable entry-level mirrorless camera
4.0 stars Panasonic Lumix GX800 review: An affable, affordable entry-level mirrorless camera By Mike Lowe

We thought the era of Panasonic making palm-sized compact system cameras was over: the earlier GF7 model was the last sighting of small-scale, as the GF8... Read more

Canon EOS 800D preview: Mid-range made accessible
Canon EOS 800D preview: Mid-range made accessible By Mike Lowe

Canon is bulking out its EOS range with a number of new DSLR models, the 800D taking on a more beginner role than its also-announced step-up 77D cousin.Between... Read more

Panasonic Lumix LX10 / LX15 review: The best high-end compact camera money can buy?
4.5 stars Panasonic Lumix LX10 / LX15 review: The best high-end compact camera money can buy? By Mike Lowe

It was only a handful of years back that Panasonic ruled the high-end yet pocketable compact camera market with its Lumix LX7. In the years since Sony... Read more

Leica M10 preview: The rangefinder refined
Leica M10 preview: The rangefinder refined By Mike Lowe

Leica doesn't do things like other camera makers. The German brand has a cult-like following of photographers who appreciate the brand's unflinching craftsmanship... Read more

Fujifilm GFX 50S preview: Medium format made easy
Fujifilm GFX 50S preview: Medium format made easy By Mike Lowe

When Fujifilm announced at Photokina 2016 it was to launch a mirrorless medium format camera - that is, a camera with a sensor larger than even a pro-spec... Read more

Sony RX100 V review: Impressive, but resting on its laurels
4.0 stars Sony RX100 V review: Impressive, but resting on its laurels By Mike Lowe

Sony has completely owned the high-end compact camera market since the launch of the original RX100 back in 2012. From the third-gen model, it tore up... Read more

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II preview: The crossover camera
Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II preview: The crossover camera By Mike Lowe

The first-gen Canon PowerShot G9 X was something of a departure for Canon: its touchscreen-focused controls saw it handle differently to a typical Canon... Read more

Canon EOS M5 review: 'Mirrorless 80D' fails to faze its compact system competition
3.5 stars Canon EOS M5 review: 'Mirrorless 80D' fails to faze its compact system competition By Mike Lowe

It's fair to say we've been highly critical of Canon's compact system camera EOS M line. For a simple reason, though: the Japanese company's mirrorless... Read more

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