Best telephoto lens in the mid-price range: 8 models tested and rated

Best telephoto lens in the mid-price range: 8 models tested and rated

If you’re looking for an upgrade to your ‘budget’ telephoto but can’t stretch to a fully professional lens, there are some smart mid-range options to be had. We test 8 top optics to find out which is the best telephoto lens for your money.

Samsung NX1 review

Samsung NX1 review

Samsung NX1 Review: Samsung’s new NX camera offers 4K video recording, a 28MP back-illuminated sensor, 15fps shooting and a 414-point AF system. All impressive specs, but can it walk the walk?

Canon EOS 7D Mark II review

Canon EOS 7D Mark II review

Canon 7D Mark II review: is this long-awaited successor to the 7D the best Canon APS-C format camera to date? Find out in our Canon EOS 7D Mark II review video.

Sony α77 Mark II review

Sony α77 Mark II review

The Sony α77 mark II has a 24 million-pixel sensor, but this is a new device that benefits from the progress that has been made with sensor design in the two-and-a-half-plus years since the α77 first arrived.

Our head of testing Angela Nicholson takes a look at what this new Sony camera has to offer in her Sony α77 review video.

Nikon D810 review

Nikon D810 review

Nikon D810 review: this Nikon D800 replacement offers a new sensor and Nikon claims it boasts the best image quality in the company’s history. We put it to the test.

7 common focusing problems that plague photographers (and how to avoid them)

7 common focusing problems that plague photographers (and how to avoid them)

Modern cameras generally have superb autofocusing systems that can get the vast majority of subjects sharp in a jiffy, but they’re not 100% foolproof. Let’s take a look at some of the most common focusing problems and how to tackle them.

Sony A7s review

Sony A7s review

Sony A7s review: The Sony Alpha 7s adds a slew of new professional features to the company’s popular full-frame compact camera. Our head of testing put it through its paces in her latest review video.

Wedding Photography: the first-timer’s guide to getting it right

Reportage wedding photography tips

Shooting wedding photography for the first time is an exciting, but nerve-wracking experience. This guide is designed to help you avoid the pitfalls and produce images that the bride and groom will love.

Nikon D810 hands-on review

Nikon D810 hands-on review

In her Nikon D810 hands-on review our head of testing explores some of the new features on this Nikon D800 replacement.

Adobe makes photography program price permanent, unveils 14 new apps

Adobe makes photography program price offer permanent, unveils new CC & Lightroom apps

As well as announcing updates to 14 desktop apps in its Creative Cloud suite, Adobe has confirmed that its photography program, which was previously billed as a special offer, will be a permanent feature.

The plan includes access to the Photoshop CC and Lightroom desktop applications with free upgrades when they are available, mobile and web apps, 20 GB of cloud storage and a Behance ProSite for £8.78/US$9.99/AU$9.99 per month when you sign up for a one-year plan.