Amateur Photographer 10 November 2012

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Canon PowerShot G15
One of the most well-regarded series of digital cameras has just received an upgrade. Richard Sibley finds out whether the performance of the Canon PowerShot G15 befits its lineage

AP cover 10 November 2012

News
Nikon competition excludes film-based entries; Firmware updates from Canon, Pentax and Olympus; Fake Gorillapods seized; Leica launches à la carte service; Nikon unveils V2 compact system camera; Royal photographer receives honorary degree

Review
The latest books, exhibitions and websites

The Final Frame
Roger Hicks contemplates his lack of photographic success

Photo Insight
David Ward discusses his scene of a Scottish waterfall and how, through a particular choice of lens, he was able to capture the beautiful natural light

Masterclass: Documentary Photography
Cathal McNaughton explains how to deal with the challenges of capturing the essence of a vibrant city as he shows four AP readers around Belfast. Kim Kelly joins them

Testbench
Phocus Accent interchangeable lens-mount case for iPhone 4/4S and Lens Band lens-creep solution

DxO ViewPoint
Vincent Oliver tests DxO ViewPoint, a software application for correcting perspective and distortions

Canon PowerShot G15
One of the most well-regarded series of digital cameras has just received an upgrade. Richard Sibley finds out whether the performance of the Canon PowerShot G15 befits its lineage

Nikon Coolpix S800C
It's the first 'smart camera', and one with a 16-million-pixel sensor and 10x optical zoom. Tim Coleman tests the Google Android OS-powered Coolpix S800C

AP Explains… Digital 'Exposure'
In the first of a three-part series on exposure, Professor Bob Newman explains how the term 'exposure' has changed since the advent of digital technology

Ask AP
Our experts answer your questions

Letters
AP readers speak out on the week's issues

Backchat
AP reader Greg Lewis reflects on the impact of photographic losses among flood victims

Landscape Photographer of the Year 2012
Top landscape photographer Charlie Waite unveils the winners, runners-up and highly commended entries for this year's Take a view competition

Appraisal
Words of wisdom and constructive advice

Changing Times
This autumn, London's Barbican Art Gallery presents photography of the 1960s and '70s by some of the world's greatest photographers. Gemma Padley speaks to the exhibition's curator, Kate Bush, to find out more