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11 June 2009
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What Digital Camera issue 150

150th issue on sale tomorrow

This month's features include a review of the D5000, Nikon's latest mid-range DSLR.

There's also a first look at the upcoming Pentax K7 and 3 new Sony DSLR models.

We take a swim with the Brighton swimming club to test waterproof cameras, show you how to take great garden images, and there's an interview with top photographer, Adam Lawrence!

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Waterproof cameras

We took five of the leading waterproof compact cameras down to Brighton for the day and tested them out with a little help from the Brighton Swimming Club.

Check the magazine for the full article, or visit the website for a video of our exploits.

See waterproof camera test video

Waterproof camera
Pentax K7 first look

Pentax debuted a new, and much rumoured, DSLR this month - the mid-range K-7.

The model sports a 14.6MP CMOS sensor, boasts full HD video capture, and features a new PRIME II imaging engine.

We got our hands on the camera on the day of the launch, and you can read all about our first impressions in this month's issue, or visit the website for a video preview.

See the Pentax K7 first look
Pentax K7
Sony Alpha first look

Sony joined in the DSLR launch party this month, confirming three new models positioned towards the entry-level end of the market.

The a230, a330 and a380 all offer strong specs and new designs for Alpha DSLRs.

We've got a full in-depth first look in this month's issue, plus a hands-on preview on our website.

See preview of Sony Alpha DSLRs
Sony Alpha
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How to Shoot Gardens
You don't need to travel great distances to get great pictures: there's a whole host of opportunities literally on your doorstep. With images and advice from the winners of this year's Garden Photographer of the Year competition, we help you get inspired.
Garden Photography
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Nikon D5000
Nikon D5000
The hotly tipped D5000 is the latest to join the Nikon DSLR line up and comes with High Definition video, and an impressive vari-angle screen, plus an already proven 12.3MP sensor from the D90.

Lens group test
24-70mm lens group test
Three standard zooms designed for the professional; are they worth their weight in gold?

Read test online
Panasonic Lumix FX550
Panasonic Lumix FX550

With a 25mm wideangle lens and full manual control , this latest Lumix is the epitome of a luxury compact - squeezing a 3in touchscreen LCD into a svelte body.

Is Panasonic continuing to push the boundaries for compact cameras? We find out.

Read review
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Adam Lawrence

Celebrity photographer Adam Lawrence is famed for his quirky and unusual portraits. We catch up with him and see what's in his kit bag.

Adam Lawrence article
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Olympus Mju Tough 8000

3 Top Tips
Top cameras for Father's Day
Top 5 Father's Day camera gifts - for any type of Dad
With Father's Day looming, there's little time left to buy presents. The What Digital Camera guide has the right suggestion, whatever your 'old man's' photographic level.
For the trendy Dad - Sony Cyber-shot T900
Sony shouts 'cool' from the rooftops, and this little number is the ideal compact for the style-conscious man.
Sony Cyber-shot T900 details

For the sport-lover Dad - Casio Exilim EX-FH20
'High speed' is the name of the game, with the EX-FH20 capable of video capture up to 1000 frames per second.
Casio Exilim EX-FH20 details

For the keen photographer Dad - Canon PowerShot G10
Canon's G10 is a near-DSLR-buster of an advanced compact camera. One for the discerning photographer.
Canon PowerShot G10 details

For the active Dad - Olympus Mju 6000
Up a mountain, in the Arctic, cycling in the woods - the Mju 6000 is so tough it'll take anything you throw at it.
Olympus Mju 6000 details

For the technophobe Dad - Panasonic Lumix FX37
With intelligent Auto (iA), the Lumix FX37 makes taking snaps in any conditions a total breeze.
Panasonic Lumix FX37 details
For more information read the full article online

GH1 video
Panasonic Lumix GH1
We get our hands on a pre-production version of the soon-to-be-released GH1 for a day's shooting around Windsor.
View the Panasonic Lumix GH1 video
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What Ditgital Camera cover - June

- Nikon D5000 full review
- Garden photography
- Superzoom bridge cameras
- DSLR Video explained
- Adam Lawrence interview
- Waterproof cameras


Charlie Waite

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