What Digital Camera Feb 2010

WDC Feb 2010 front cover

On sale: Mon, 25 Jan 2010

Make the most of the wintry weather with our tips, and we also have a Nikon v Canon head to head, as their entry-level DSLRS battle it out

ON TEST:

First Look: Samsung NX10
Samsung's new system combines an APS-C sensor with a compact body. But how well does it work?

Head to head: Nikon D3000 vs. Canon 1000D
Welcome to the battle of the budget as these two entry-level DSLRs fight it out for the WDC crown

Sony A850
Full-frame functionality and a 24.6MP sensor for under £1,700 ? is this another winner from Sony?

Samsung PL55
At £105 it?s certainly cheap, but is it cheerful?

Olympus FE-4000
Does this budget compact deliver the goods?

Panasonic DMC-FS62
Gold Award winner from the Lumix range

Panasonic FS15
Does this 12.1MP budget compact shape up?

Samsung WB500
With its 10x zoom, this 10.1MP compact has it covered

Canon IXUS 200IS
Another quality all-rounder from the IXUS range

Geared up!
The latest photo-related accessories, reviewed and rated

Group Test: 50mm prime lenses
Lenses from Nikkor, Canon, Sigma, Sony & Pentax

Group Test: Multi-function printers
Six all-in-one printer/scanner units put through their paces on the WDC test bench

TECHNIQUE:

Perfect Pictures - Frost
Make the most of winter wonderlands with our tutorial on how to photograph freezing conditions

Natural Framing
How to use your surroundings to create a natural frame that will boost your image's composition

Camera skills: ISO
How to use your digital camera's sensitivity settings to your advantage

Post-production: Shadow/Highlights
We show you how this useful Photoshop/Elements tool can breathe extra life into your images

Strobist Masterclass
Professional photographer Joe McNally reveals the Strobist secrets behind two iconic images

and much more..!!

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