February 2009

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On sale: Fri, 23 Jan 2009

This issue of What Digital Camera covered the following:

ON TEST:
Canon EOS 5D MkII
Canon’s latest full-frame DSLR boasts a 21MP sensor and can record full-HD 1080p videos. Has it been worth the three-year wait then? Find out inside…

Canon EOS 40D vs Nikon D90
Both of these enthusiast mid-range DSLRs can be picked up for under £600, and both come with an impressive set of features, but which one should you spend your money on?

Pentax K-m
With its 10MP sensor and in-camera stabilisation, can Pentax’s entry-level DSLR teach the big boys a thing or two about value for money?

Sigma & Tamron Standard Zoom Lenses group test
In the latest instalment in our series Jon Tarrant compares what Sigma and Tamron have to offer in the standard zoom lens category

Best of the Vests
Which of these photographers’ vests offers the best all-round performance? Niall Benvie tests a selection


MACRO SPECIAL
Sometimes the beauty really is in the detail. With that in mind we’re taking an in-depth look at how to produce great close-up images. From the kit you’ll need, to help and advice, tips and tricks from a leading macro specialist, here’s how to make even the tiniest subjects look bigger and better than ever...

Pro Interview: Robert Thompson
What’s inside this world-renowned macro and natural history photographer’s kit bag?

Everyday Details
Rohit Mattoo’s close-up images of everyday objects show another side to macro photography


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