Our range of buying guides gives great advice on what to buy and how to choose it, ranging from how to choose your camera type, to what to look out for when buying a camera. Before you buy any photography equipment, check out our buying guides first to make sure you end up with the right kit for your needs.

Second-hand optics have become big business in the photo world, but you need to know what you’re looking for. Here are seven tips for buying used lenses to make sure…

Interest in mirrorless cameras has grown steadily ever since Panasonic released the ground-breaking Lumix DMC-G1 in 2008, with photography pundits regularly predicting that ‘this will be the year in which…

If you’re new to the Fuji system, you’ll want to make sure you choose the best glass available. Here, Andrew Gibson reveasl three of his favourite optics

If you want to get out into the countryside and take creative landscape images, you’ll need to set yourself up with a decent equipment. We list the best kit for…

APS-C DSLRs

It used to be that full-frame cameras were priced out of the range of most ordinary photographers. These days however, there’s plenty of “budget” options that give ordinary photographers the…

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…

Whether you’re shooting landscapes or the kids in your front room, if your camera isn’t held steady, you’re going to get blurred images. The best solution is a tripod or…

Everything you need to make the right flash choice when choosing a flashgun for our digital SLR

Once you're invested in your photography gear, you're going to want to know that you're transporting it around securely and in style. To help you pick the right tool for…

Panasonic Lumix LX100

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…

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…

Buying a DSLR these days involves some hard choices. If you’re considering forking out hundreds, or even thousands, of pounds on a camera, you want to be sure you’re buying…

Studio photography kit list

Have a look at the kind of kit you’ll need to set up a photography studio, by reading our studio photography kit list...