What Digital Camera September 2009 issue

Sept09 WDC front cover

On sale: Wed, 5 Aug 2009

Highlights of what's in the September issue


Steve Bloom
The inspirational wildlife pro talks us through the ups and downs of his career, and how he manages to capture those critical moments

Winning competitions
Get your images noticed! We round up the best photo competitions coming up, and tell you how to improve YOUR chances of winning

Field Test: Canon G10
Top pro Guy Edwardes finds out if the Canon G10 delivers the goods as a substitute for his DSLR

Manfrotto competition
Win tickets to see England v Australia in a one-day cricket international – and a tripod worth £380!

Masterclass: HDR
Your indispensable guide to everything HDR: master the art of high dynamic range photography with the help of our expert tips, and start shooting multiple exposures to create amazing images

Tilt & shift effects
Easy steps to faking it in Photoshop


Olympus E-P1
We put the hotly anticipated Olympus Pen Micro Four Thirds camera through its paces. Is this camera the future?

Sony A380 & A330
The A380 DSLR has 14MP, an unusual tilt LCD and a great live view system; how does it and the A330 shape up?

Geared up!
We test the Kodak S730 digital photo frame, Phototools 2 Lite, Kenko extension tubes set DG, Viper rucksack, Orkio Urban camera bag, Orkio camera pouches, Bottle Cap Tripod, Freeloader's Pro Solar charger and a clutch of apps for the iPhone

Group test: Superwide lenses
Six ultra-wide zoom lenses on test: the Olympus Zuiko 9-18mm, Sony DT 11-18mm, Canon EF-S 10-22mm, Nikon AF-S 12-24mm, Pentax SMC 12-24mm, and Zeiss Vario-Sonnar 16-35mm

Samsung NV9
Is this the perfect pocket camera?

Canon Ixus 95 IS
This 10MP compact performs very impressively

Casio Exilim EX-S12
Casio's latest compact is just 17mm thick

Nikon Coolpix S620
With 12MP and a useful 28mm wideangle zoom

Olympus mju 6000
This mju Tough certainly lives up to its name

Sony Cyber-shot H20
Excellent 10MP superzoom at a good price