What Digital Camera January 2011 issue

WDC cover Jan 2011

On sale: Fri, 24 Dec 2010

WDC Awards issue!

The best products of the year, PLUS Nikon D700 full test, Canon SX30 IS review, Indoor home studio technique feature, and a Digital Photography Crash Course extra magazine!

Opening Shot
Leaf-cutter Ants by Bence Mate - the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Overall Winner

Live View
The latest photo gear and goings on, including a large-format camcorder

What the industry and consumers alike have been waiting for: our Awards feature names our best products of the year

India photo holiday offer
Reserve your place on this once-in-a-lifetime photo tour of India


Help Q&A
Camera-buying and technique Q&A plus Top 5s

Pro Interview
Michael Freeman talks about his love of illustrating books and why he uses both the Nikon and Sony DSLR systems

My Digital Camera
More readers showcase their stunning images

Evening Class
Martin Evening assesses more of your photos

Technique: Indoor photography
It's cold outside, so turn your home into a studio and get creative without taking your slippers off. WDC editor Nigel Atherton and top pro Craig Roberts show you how

Technique: Home studio
You do not need a camera to create eye-catching still-life images. Julia Claxton's stunning fungi images were captured using just a desktop scanner. Here she explains how to do it


Nikon D7000
The Nikon D7000 is one of the most talked-about cameras of the year. With a new 39-point AF system and 2,016 pixel RGB metering sensor, we find out if the 16MP D7000 lives up to the hype

Samsung NX100
Samsung's latest Compact System Camera, the NX100, continues on the NX10's success. Is this release the right step forward for the NX brand?

Pentax 645D
The first digital medium-format camera from Pentax has a massive 40MP resolution so what do we really get from a 10-grand camera?

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS
Canon's longest zoom compact offers a 35x range, but does it still deliver on quality?

Ricoh CX4
Does this new advanced 10MP compact improve on the previous Ricoh model?

Pentax RZ10
We find out whether the RZ10 is one of the best sub-£200 superzooms on the market

Sony H55
Is this stylish superzoom worth its £200 price tag?

Nikon S80
The Coolpix S80 is a touchscreen-enabled, HD recording model. We put it through its paces

Geared up!
Accessories tested include: Apple iLife 11, Honl Photo Traveller 8, and the Nikon 24-120mm lens

Buyer?s Guide
Comprehensive listing of DSLRs, Compct System Cameras, compacts, lenses, software and accessories

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