What Digital Camera November 2010

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What's the best camera to get if you've got £500? Check out our round-up to find out. We also preview all the exciting new models from the Photokina trade show. PLUS, we help you make the most of autumn with our ultimate pro tips for shooting Autumn Landscapes. Finally, there's a 24-page guide to Perfect Printing. Don't miss it!


Opening Shot
The winning image of the Red Bull Illume competition of a surfer off the west coast of Chile

Live View
Massive 12-page Photokina special, with First Looks of the Canon D60, Nikon D7000 and all the other brand new DSLRS

India holiday - reader offer!
Join us for a once-in-a-lifetime photographic tour of photogenic India

Win a digital camera and housing, courtesy of Cameras Underwater, and vouchers for photo courses from Experience Seminars

Help Q&A
Camera-buying and technique Q&A plus Top 5 mid-zoom cameras, top superzooms, and top photo-sharing websites

Rough guide to: Tripods
A tripod is an essential tool for landscape photography and much more. These pages contain everything you need to know to choose the best one for you

My Digital Camera
More readers showcase their stunning images


How To Shoot... Autumn Landscapes
With the rich auburn, yellow and red colours of autumn, this is arguably the best season for photography. In our 6-page masterclass, here are our tips and techniques to help you to take stunning images

Time-Lapse Photography
With time-lapse photography, we can create incredible images of things that usually happen too slowly for us to notice. With the help of our simple guide, before you know it, you'll be capturing amazing time-lapse images yourself

Evening Class
Martin Evening assesses more of your photos


£500 Cameras Megatest
You can get various cameras for £500, from a creative compact through Micro System to a DSLR. Our £500 round-up tests the Canon PowerShot G11, Olympus E-PL1, Sony NEX-3, Panasonic Lumix G10, Samsung NX10 and the Nikon D5000. Find out which is right for you!

Panasonic LX5
We find out if this 10MP high-end compact performs as impressively as its forebear, the LX3

Group Test: Cameraphones
We group test five of the best cameraphones, namely the Samsung Galaxy S, iPhone 4, Sony Ericsson Xperia X10, HTC HD2 and Nokia N8, and then pit them against the Canon A495, our best budget compact...

Fujifilm XP10
Has tough credentials, 12MP and is nicely affordable

Samsung ST5500
Impressively specified touchscreen camera

Panasonic FZ100
Boasting 25-600mm and full HD movies, this looks a cracker

Geared Up!
Accessories tested include: Epson PX820FWD, Gitzo Ocean Traveler tripod, Pogoplug, Apple Magic Trackpad and more...

Lens Group Test
What is the best telephoto lens for under £500? We put four contenders for this coveted title through their paces: 70-300mm zoom optics from Canon, Nikon, Sigma and Tamron