Category: Accessory Reviews

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

BenQ SW2700PT Review

Vincent Oliver | Accessory Reviews
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The BenQ SW2700PT is an affordable 27-inch monitor for photographers - read our in-depth BenQ SW2700PT review to find out if it deserves a place in your photography workflow...

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Ricoh Theta S Review

Jack Baker | Accessory Reviews
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The Ricoh Theta S camera takes a 360 x 180-degree spherical 14.4 megapixel photo or video with just one click of a button. The Theta S uses two lenses to captures the scene around, above and below you, and then automatically stitches everything together, plus it offers remote camera control via built-in Wi-Fi. Read our Ricoh Theta S review now...

Monday, February 29, 2016

Wacom Cintiq 27QHD Touch Review

Jon Canfield | Accessory Reviews
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The Wacom Cintiq 27QHD Touch is the flagship creative pen and touch display in Wacom's extensive range of products. It features a 27” 2560x1440 seamless edge-to-edge glass screen which displays 1.07 billion colours and 97% of the Adobe RGB colour space. Jon Canfield takes a closer look in our Wacom Cintiq 27QHD Touch review...

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Wacom Intuos Photo Review

Jon Canfield | Accessory Reviews
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The Wacom Intuos Photo is the entry-level version of Wacom's graphics tablet. It includes Wacom’s leading pen & touch tablet technology, downloadable creative software and online training. Jon Canfield takes a closer look in our Wacom Intuos Photo review...

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Ricoh Theta m15 Review

Mark Goldstein | Accessory Reviews
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The new Ricoh Theta m15 camera takes a fully spherical photo or video with just one click of a button. The Theta m15 uses two lenses to captures the scene around, above and below you, and then automatically stitches everything together into a 360-degree image or up to 3 minutes of video footage. Read our Ricoh Theta m15 review now...

Monday, October 19, 2015

Canon Connect Station CS100 Review

Amy Davies | Accessory Reviews
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The Canon Connect Station CS100 is ambitiously billed as "the essential hub for your digital imaging", allowing you to you share, store, view and manage your photos and movies. Read our Canon Connect Station CS100 review to find out if it's a must-have accessory...

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Synology DS1515+ Review

Mark Goldstein | Accessory Reviews
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The Synology DS1515+ is a 5-bay NAS drive aimed at photographers and small studios. In our Synology DS1515+ review, we try to make sense of over 10 years of photos and files scattered across multiple locations - carry on reading to find out if the DS1515+ was a help or a hindrance...

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

EIZO ColorEdge CG277 Review

Mark Goldstein | Accessory Reviews
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The ColorEdge CG277 is EIZO's new flagship monitor for professional users, reproducing 99% of the Adobe RGB colour space and able to calibrate itself. But is the CG277 worth the $2500 / £1600 asking price? Read our EIZO ColorEdge CG277 review to find out...

Monday, December 16, 2013

Plustek OpticFilm 8100 Review

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Accessory Reviews
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The Plustek OpticFilm 8100 is an affordable film scanner with an optical resolution of 7200dpi, a low-power LED light source, multi-sampling and multi-exposure capabilities, and version 8 of LaserSoft Imaging’s acclaimed SilverFast scanning software. Read our Plustek OpticFilm 8100 review now...

Thursday, November 14, 2013

NEC MultiSync PA242W Review

Mark Goldstein | Accessory Reviews
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The NEC MultiSync PA242W is a premium monitor for discerning photographers looking for the most accurate display. But is it worth the $1000 / £1000+ price-tag? Read our NEC MultiSync PA242W review to find out...

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Ricoh Theta Review

Mark Goldstein | Accessory Reviews
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The new Ricoh Theta camera takes a fully spherical photo with just one click of a button. The Theta uses two lenses to captures the scene around, above and below you, and then automatically stitches everything together into a 360-degree image. Is this unique ability enough to justify the £329 / $399 price-tag? Read our Ricoh Theta review to find out...

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Samsung S27B971D Series 9 Monitor Review

Mark Goldstein | Accessory Reviews
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Samsung's premium monitor for imaging professionals has been updated with a non-reflective matt display for 2013, but it this enough to justify the £850 / $1200 price-tag? Read our Samsung S27B971D Series 9 Monitor review to find out...

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Flex Lens Shade Review

Matt Grayson | Accessory Reviews
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The Flex Lens Shade is an adjustable flexible lens shade that fits any DSLR lens. Retailing for $39.99, the Flex Lens Shade claims to be the only tool on the market to block unwanted light flare. Read our in-depth Flex Lens Shade review to find out if it lives up to its billing...

Thursday, April 11, 2013

frio Coldshoe Review

Matt Grayson | Accessory Reviews
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The Frio is a cold shoe with a unique dual lock system. The Frio lets any hot shoe accessory be mounted to any support with a 1/4?-20 standard stud. Does the Frio deserve a place in your camera kit? Read our review to find out...

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

ioShutter Review

Matt Grayson | Accessory Reviews
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Enlight Photo’s ioShutter lets you use an iPod touch, iPhone or iPad as a wired remote release with extra features for your Canon, Nikon, Hasselblad or Pentax camera. Is it a worthwhile alternative to your manufacturer's own remote release? Read our ioShutter review to find out...

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Samsung S27B970D Series 9 Monitor Review

Mark Goldstein | Accessory Reviews
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Photographers spend an awful lot of time looking at a screen, so it's important to choose the right monitor. Is the new Samsung S27B970D Series 9 LED display worth the £750 / $1000 asking price? Find out in our Samsung S27B970D review.

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Carrying Systems Review

Matt Grayson | Accessory Reviews
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The strap that comes with your new camera is almost never the best way to carry it. So we've reviewed four of the newest camera carrying systems - the Peak Design Capture, Spider Black Widow Holster, Lensloop and Split Strap.

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Wacom Intuos5 Review

Jon Canfield | Accessory Reviews
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The Wacom Intuos5 is the latest version of Wacom's popular graphics table, offering multi-touch gesture support for MAC and Windows, an Express View display and optional wireless connectivity. Jon Canfield takes a closer look in our Wacom Intuos5 review.

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Spyder4Elite Review

Jon Canfield | Accessory Reviews
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Accurate colour is vital for any photographer, yet a lot of people don't accurately calibrate their monitors and laptops. Jon Canfield takes a look at the new Spyder4Elite to discover if it should be part of your workflow.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Nokia Lumia 800 Review

Mark Goldstein | Accessory Reviews
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In an age where the Apple iPhone is the most popular camera on Flickr, have smartphones finally caught up with traditional compact cameras? Here's our review of the new Nokia Lumia 800 from a photographer's point of view.