Amateur Photographer 9 February 2013

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CES Round-up
We take an in-depth look at the latest photo products at the world's biggest electronics show in Las Vegas, USA

Nikon D5200
It may be compact and beginner-friendly, but the Nikon D5200 has the spec of an enthusiast-level camera, packing a 24.1-million-pixel, APS-C-sized sensor, 39-point AF system and articulated LCD screen. Tim Coleman finds out how it performs

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News
Jessops brand name set to live on, with stock auction likely; Olympus revamps 75-300mm zoom and reveals XZ-10 'high-end' compact; Epson kicks off new EVF production

Review
The latest books, exhibitions and websites

CES Round-up
We take an in-depth look at the latest photo products at the world's biggest electronics show in Las Vegas, USA

The Final Frame
A picture may be worth a thousand words, but a single smell can be worth a thousand pictures, says Roger Hicks

Photo Insight
Andrew Sanderson talks about his expressive image of a canal in Manchester and how, by breaking the rules of composition, you can create successful images

Masterclass
Three AP readers join photographer Michael Bosanko in London's Hyde Park to try their hand at the art of light painting. Oliver Atwell joins them

Testbench: Six of the Best
AP puts a selection of the best tripod ball heads to the test

Nikon D5200
It may be compact and beginner-friendly, but the Nikon D5200 has the spec of an enthusiast-level camera, packing a 24.1-million-pixel, APS-C-sized sensor, 39-point AF system and articulated LCD screen. Tim Coleman finds out how it performs

Ask AP
Our experts answer your questions

AP Explains... Controlling Luminance
Professor Bob Newman looks at the most essential element for photography, reflecting light or luminance, and solutions developed for controlling it

Letters
AP readers speak out on the week's issues

Backchat
AP reader Jarvis Kay looks back at the progress of the digital camera and wonders where we are going next

Reader Spotlight
Another selection of superb reader images

Appraisal
Words of wisdom and constructive advice from AP's Editor Damien Demolder

Through young Eyes
For 20 years, the RSPCA has seen some outstanding photography from up-and-coming animal enthusiasts in its annual Young Photographer Awards. Jon Stapley talks to a few of the talented youngsters

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