What Digital Camera July 2015 cover

What Digital Camera July 2015 Contents.

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We round up the latest photographic products

Things to try…
Need inspiration? Look no further

Essential guide
How to get the best-quality sound when shooting video. Here’s our guide to the basics of audio recording for videographers

Audio accessories for video
Sound quality is as important as picture quality when shooting video, and there’s a vast choice of audio-recording accessories available. We’ve picked out and recommended the best of them, to make your choice of which to buy easier

Jean-Claude Castor’s land and cityscapes showcased

Master your camera
Canon portraits, Nikon effects and Panasonic 4K photo

Three essential filters
From a polariser to an ND grad – find out why filters still matter and how to use them to improve your images

Expert guide
Users’ views on the Canon EOS 700D

Field test: Sigma’s new 150-600mm lens
We review the Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C, a superb new lens for sports and wildlife

Confused about what to buy? You’ll find your answer here

Tough cameras: Treat ’em mean
The Canon PowerShot D30, Fujifilm FinePix XP80, Nikon Coolpix AW130, Ricoh WG-5 GPS, Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4, and the Panasonic Lumix FT5 are six of the finest life-proof compacts. We pit them against one another to establish which is the most durable when they’re subjected to brutal tests that’ll see them dunked underwater, frozen in ice and dropped onto a solid floor. Which one is best for when the going gets tough?

Win essential video kit worth £450! A Rycote Softie Camera Kit and Sennheiser MKE600 mic are up for grabs to one lucky entrant!

Shoot in the city: Urban landscapes
There’s no need to travel to far-flung places to capture stunning city shots. Simply follow our tips in this feature and you’ll find plenty of photographic inspiration in your local town

The latest kit for you and your camera. We test the Manfrotto 190 Go! tripod, the Think Tank Photo Urban Approach messenger bag, the Tech 21 Patriot iPhone 6 case, the Canon Lens Guru app, and the Mossy Oak Break-up Cloth Tape

Canon EOS M3
The camera that’s set to shake up the enthusiast CSC market

Pentax K-S2
The mid-range DSLR that’s affordable and well specified

Lens review
We test the Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD lens. Wideangle? Tick. Fast aperture? Tick. IS? Tick

Lens review
Great image quality at a price that won’t break the bank? We test the Panasonic Lumix 30mm f/2.8 G Macro lens

Buying advice
Our comprehensive camera and lens listings

7 essentials
You’ll need a Nikon D7200 in your life after reading this

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