MPB upgrades: Digital Camera readers test new gear on an epic landscape shoot

MPB Shootout
(Image credit: Gavin Woolnough)

Every month, Digital Camera magazine takes two readers out on a shootout to test the latest kit, take on photography challenges and learn new techniques to help them progress their skills.

Welcome to the Peak District for a Shootout Special supported by MPB, where we challenged a pair of readers to shoot their best scenics ahead of getting to try some upgrades to their go-to kit. Editor Niall Hampton and professional landscape photographer James Abbott were on hand to help, so let's so how everyone got on...

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