What Digital Camera November 2009

Front Cover - November WDC

On sale: Tue, 29 Sep 2009

Latest DSLRs tested and how to improve your low-light photography...


Masterclass: How to Shoot in Low light
This month's bumper feature covers the diverse subject of low-light photography, from tips and advice for how you can get the best results, to Photoshop step-by-steps, to all the essential accessories that you need and a host of stunning images to inspire you

Pro Interview: Corporal Ian Forsyth
Many reasons are cited for joining the Army. However, for Cpl Ian Forsyth, enlisting was the first step into a rewarding career in photography. We caught up with him to find out more

This month we feature an excellent selection of photos from WDC readers Kevin Palmer and Mark Boyle, including some of Mark's stunning shots of Saltwick Bay, near Whitby


Canon EOS 7D
We take a first look at Canon's new top-end APS-C model, the EOS 7D

Panasonic GF1
Panasonic pulls out another Micro Four Thirds model - we take a first look

Nikon D3000
Following in the footsteps of the D40 and D60 was never going to be easy. In our full test, we find out if the D3000 is up to the job

Sony A230
The newly styled Sony budget DSLR model gets put through its paces

Head to Head
Canon PowerShot SX1 vs Sony Cyber-shot HX1

Sigma DP2
Sigma's second Foveon-sensored compact featuring a 41mm prime lens

Ricoh GR III
The latest update to this impressive range

Panasonic Lumix DMC-Fz38
A versatile superzoom that performs excellently

Geared Up!
More of the very latest gadgets and gizmos. We test the Nissin Di866 flashgun, Opteka 0.35x High Definition II Wideangle Panoramic Macro Fisheye lens, Camlink Zeta charger, Duracell mini-charger, Magix Xtreme Photostory 8 software, PowerDirector 8, Apple iPhone 3GS, Genius G-Pen M712X Tablet R, Sandisk's Extreme Pro range of CF cards, and the Hama IR Remote Release for Olympus

Macro lens group test
Which is the best lens to reproduce life-size images? We test five 1:1 ratio macros around 100mm