Save money with a used camera on eBay: everything you need to know

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Given the current cost of living and ever-rising inflation, many of us are looking to grab a bargain when it comes to getting new camera kit.

While the security of buying used camera gear from a respected camera equipment retailer is undoubtedly appealing, that's not to say you can't get perfectly good used camera kit from places like eBay, and potential bargains are there for the taking if you know what to look for.

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Ben Andrews

Ben is the Imaging Labs manager, responsible for all the testing on Digital Camera World and across the entire photography portfolio at Future. Whether he's in the lab testing the sharpness of new lenses, the resolution of the latest image sensors, the zoom range of monster bridge cameras or even the latest camera phones, Ben is our go-to guy for technical insight. He's also the team's man-at-arms when it comes to camera bags, filters, memory cards, and all manner of camera accessories – his lab is a bit like the Batcave of photography! With years of experience trialling and testing kit, he's a human encyclopedia of benchmarks when it comes to recommending the best buys. 

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