Buying Advice

Read our range of buying advice below, to find what camera equipment to buy, articles on top camera kit and how to choose camera equipment.

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What Digital Camera selector

The What Digital Camera selector tool guides you through a series of questions to suggest the best cameras for your needs. To find the camera type we recommend, and a…

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Choosing a Second Hand Camera

If you'd be happy to purchase a camera that's had one or more previous owners you could well pick up a bargain. Take a look at our guide to choosing…


Essential guide to filters

Filters are an essential component in any photographer’s kit bag, and are invaluable for getting your images right in-camera. We take a look at the main types of filter and…

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Choosing a Compact System Camera

Also known as Micro System Cameras, the newest system to enter the digital camera market, the compact system camera, offers an impressive combination of compact size and removable lenses. We…

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Choosing a DSLR

DSLRs may seem complex, expensive and bulky, but there are good reasons for novices to choose them over other types of camera. Find out more in our guide to choosing…

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Choosing a Compact Camera

The compact camera market features a huge range of options, covering everything from the basic point and shoot models to advanced compacts aimed at enthusiast photographers. Let us help you…


Essential guide to tripods

A decent tripod can open the door to a number of creative techniques. Here’s what to look out for when choosing one

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Our guide to wi-fi camera apps

Many cameras now come with built-in Wi-fi connectivity that allows you to connect them to a smartphone or tablet with the help of a first-party app.

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Best camera deals

We've rounded up a selection of the best camera deals on the market right now, covering everything from advanced DSLRs to low cost compact cameras.