Digital Camera reviews

What we review in this section

This section covers the ever-expanding world of digital cameras. From compact, through semi-pro to professional models. We have reviews and best buys tables showing all the major brands, including the latest new models.

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Fujifilm X100

Canon IXUS 100 IS

Nikon D700

Nikon D300

Canon Powershot G10

Nikon D80

Canon EOS 400D

The latest Digital Camera News

Both Canon and Nikon are increasing their prices due to exchange rate changes. This week the price increases have been filtering through in countries all around the world, with on average 12 per cent being added to dollar and sterling prices. An example is the Nikon D300 digital SLR, the street price of which increased from £899 to £999 on best buy tables. The price rises were not limited to SLR bodies with lens prices increasing accordingly too.

Compact Cameras

The choice of compact digital cameras is huge. The traditional cameras manufacturers like Canon, Pentax, and Nikon have been joined in this market by the likes of Sony, Panasonic, Fujifilm, Casio and Epson. Help make your choice easier by browsing our camera reviews and our user-voted best-buys.

SLR Digital Cameras

There are two categories of digital SLR emerging - the high-end professional models (like the Nikon D3x, D3, D700, Canon EOS-1Ds, Canon EOS 5D MkII, Canon EOS-1Ds MkIII) and the semi-pro models (like the Nikon D300, D50, D40, D60, D90, Canon EOS 50D,Canon EOS 500D, EOS 1000D). The distinction is bluring somewhat so we'll cover both types in this section.

Featured Review - Fujifilm X100

The Fujifilm X100 is receiving rave reviews from phot professionals around the worl. Ask any reputable pro photographer which camera they would prefer to carry around in their pocker when their pro kit is too heavy and impractical and the X100 will be mentioned frequently. In the past thay may have been the Nikon p7000 or the famous Canon G range, but with its APS-C sensor the X100 sets new standards. Read our Fujifilm X100 review and find our what all the fuss is about.

Featured Review - Nikon D300

The latest sum £1000 semi-pro Digital SLR from Nikon. Replacing the popular D200, the new D300 has significant image quality improvements and is rumoured to have gathered its internal technology from the top of the range D3 pro model. It has the smaller DX format sensor so cannot be expected to reproduce D3 quality output.

Featured Review - Canon Powershot G10

The Canon Powershot G10 is the latest semi-professional compact digital from Canon. Replacing the popular G9 and G7 models, the new G10 adds incremental upgrades in key areas, especially the new zoom lens and higher resolution sensor. Detailed specifications of the G10 are expected to include other improvements and we'll add our own experiences of the camera to our review once we get our hands on one.

Featured Review - Nikon D80

The latest new release from Nikon. Replacing the popular D70, the new D80 features some significant increases in performance over it's older sibling, especially the new 10 megapixel sensor. Expect our users to be sending in reviews and opinion shortly, but for now check our initial impressions of the latest semi-pro digital SLR.

Featured Compact - Ricoh Caplio R4

This 6MP camera features one of the biggest optical zoom specifications in the world of the compact digital.. Read our mini-review and check our best buy table to see how it compares.

Featured SLR - Canon 350D

A bit of an old-timer in the fast-moving world of the digital SLR, but we'll keep this featured review live while the camera remains as one of the most popular affordable digital SLR cameras. A class leader when first released it remains a stout competitor to similar specification models from Nikon and Pentax. The latest Sony DSLRA-100 Alpha may give the 350D a run for it's money though.

Accessories

We don't just cover cameras themselves, but rate and review all kinds of digital photography bits and pieces

Flashguns

Bags

Tripods

Memory Cards

Memory cards for use in digital cameras are continually improving and reducing in price. For most people capacities are now much larger than required and only mean a bigger headache should the card go wrong. More important is write speed, especially if you are planning to use a camera that has HD movie capture.

Visit our Memory Card section for the latest advances and best buys.