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  1. Olympus E-500 review

    Olympus E-500 review

    10  

    Olympus has obviously been listening to our gripes, with the E-500 looking like the camera the E-300 should have been all along. With more of a resemblance to the E-1 and a 'proper' digital SLR design, it also comes packed with clever photographic features

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    Canon EOS 30D review

    Canon EOS 30D review

    8  

    The EOS 30D is designed for keen photographers who've outgrown entry-level models like the EOS 350D or Nikon D50, but who don't quite have the budget for a professional digital SLR

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    Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro review

    Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro review

    8  

    The FinePix S3 is definitely a camera that will stay the course. If you're looking for a digital camera for sports or action photography look elsewhere, but if it's portraits or weddings you're into, then this could be the one

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    Canon EOS 20D kit review

    Canon EOS 20D kit review

    10  

    Still haven't switched from a film SLR camera to a digital SLR, and you believe you can't be persuaded? Well prepare to be swayed, for you may well change your mind once you see the EOS 20D

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    Olympus E-400 review

    Olympus E-400 review

    8  

    Welcome to the only really new SLR this year. The Nikon D80 is so similar to the D50/D70s that it doesn't really count as a 'new' design, while the Canon EOS 400D is essentially a revamped 350D and the Sony Alpha 00 is a heavily revised Dynax 5D.

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    Canon EOS 350D review

    Canon EOS 350D review

    9  

    Upping the ante from the original EOS 300D, the newer 350D ushers in a8Mp CMOS sensor, along with Canon's excellent DIGIC II image processingengine. The 350D is also smaller than the 300D...

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    Sony Alpha 100 DSLR review

    Sony Alpha 100 DSLR review

    8  

    Ever since Canon introduced the EOS-300D in 2003, the lower end of the SLR market has been one of the most profitable camera sectors. Canon and Nikon continue to dominate the market, making Sony rather late to the party.

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    Canon EOS 1Ds Mk II review

    Canon EOS 1Ds Mk II review

    10  

    How many pixels are enough? That's the question that's most often asked by photographers contemplating the purchase of a digital camera. And can you ever have too many?

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    Nikon D80 review

    Nikon D80 review

    9  

    Things had become pretty static in the entry-level SLR market. We'd all got used to 6Mp cameras or 8Mp in the case of Canon and Olympus) and the trend seemed to be towards lower prices rather than higher specs.

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    Pentax K100D review

    Pentax K100D review

    8  

    The K100D is the latest in a very long line of 6-megapixel Pentax DSLRs, which doesn't seem physically that different from the *ist D. The surprisingly compact body is built around a metal chassis and finished off with tough, matt-black plastics.

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    Canon EOS 400D review

    Canon EOS 400D review

    9  

    It's hard not to like the EOS 400D. Yes, it does feel small in your hands when you pick it up, but the finish, weight and the precision ofthe controls win you over. It's ready for action in an instant.

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    Panasonic Lumix DMC-L1 review

    Panasonic Lumix DMC-L1 review

    10  

    To some, Panasonic's first-ever D-SLR might appear as though it's been cobbled together from the entrails of an Olympus E-330... but it would be wrong to draw such a conclusion.

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    Sony Alpha 100 review

    Sony Alpha 100 review

    9  

    So, what would the perfect digital SLR give us? How about a substantial jump from the 6-megapixel resolution standard for low-cost SLRs, right up to 10 million pixels? Now, what about an anti-shake system built into the camera body?

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    Panasonic Lumix DMC-L1 review

    Panasonic Lumix DMC-L1 review

    9  

    The innards and guts of the Lumix DMC-L1 may have been transplanted directly from an Olympus E-330, but the heart and soul of this brand-new, 4/3 digital SLR is definitely pure Panasonic

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    Canon EOS 30D Digital review

    Canon EOS 30D Digital review

    9  

    When Canon introduced the 12.8-megapixel full-frame EOS 5D with its new print-ready Picture Styles options, we knew the follow-up to the hugely successful 8.2MP EOS 20D was on its way

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    Samsung GX-1S review

    Samsung GX-1S review

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    Koreans can buy Renault-Samsung cars, cover them with Samsung insurance, fill them with Samsung-refined petrol and take a trip to the Samsung Everland amusement park. But up until now, you couldn't buy a Samsung digital SLR.

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    Nikon D200 review

    Nikon D200 review

    10  

    How would you like to profit from photography? Maybe start selling your pictures through an online library or getting them published in magazines, calendars or greetings cards?

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    Canon EOS 5D review

    Canon EOS 5D review

    9  

    Pick up the EOS 5D and you'll be surprised by its large size and heavymetal body. Although the shell is made from lightweight magnesiumalloy, the casting is more in-line with the maker's pro 1D series.

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    Canon EOS 350D review

    Canon EOS 350D review

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    The Canon 350D was a big improvement over the old 300D in terms of itssize, finish, responsiveness and controls. However, size isn'teverything. In fact, if anything, the 350D is a bit too small.

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    Canon EOS 5D review

    Canon EOS 5D review

    10  

    The new Canon EOS 5D could, in many ways, be the first true 'dream' SLR. It doesn't have the highest resolution - Canon's own EOS 1Ds Mk II beats it at 16 million pixels - but the latter is so far out of most users' price range that it hardly counts.

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    Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX1 review

    Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX1 review

    8  

    Digital camera makers badly need unique selling points in a crowded and madly competitive market, and Panasonic's latest wheeze is to put a 16:9 sensor in a compact camera - enabling it to take shots in widescreen...

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    Nikon D50 review

    Nikon D50 review

    9  

    One of the biggest and most heart-warming success stories in digital photography has been the Nikon D70. This camera succeeded in combininggreat looks, fine performance and a tempting price to enable Nikon toregain its rightful place

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    Nikon D70s review

    Nikon D70s review

    9  

    Nikon's new D70s boasts faster, more accurate AF, faster image processing and buffering and a bigger LCD than the old D70. It's joined by the new, budget D50 model

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    Nikon D2X review

    Nikon D2X review

    9  

    The D2X has landed, and with it come the hopes of a generation ofNikon devotees keen to see their company match arch-rival Canon. Unfortunately for users of Nikon, the company has perpetually been a step behind

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