Australian Camera's first issue of 2023 is out – and there's plenty going on

Australian Camera magazine issue #420 on sale now
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To wish all our readers a very happy new year indeed, Australian Camera's first issue of 2023 gathers together some excellent imagery to help you get some inspiration. And with the 2023 edition of Fujifilm Showcase now on, it might help motivate you to participate in our own little photography competition.

Award-winning photography isn't the only incentive to pick up a copy of Australian Camera issue #420, there are also reviews to help you decide whether a recently released piece of kit is worth your money and time, and we also take you down memory lane.

So head on over to your nearest newsagent to grab a print copy of the latest issue of Australian Camera now, or just go online and grab a digital edition. Details on how you can do that are below.

Inside Australian Camera magazine issue #420

Talent show
Ever walked into a Camera House store? Well, the staff at each store aren't just good at customer service, they're also top-notch photographers in their own right. Pick up a copy of the latest issue of Australian Camera to discover just how good they are. Maybe they'll inspire you too.

Top views
If you really want to come to grips with just how tight a photography competition can get, you need to check out the winning images from the 2022 International Landscape Photographer of the Year awards. This Australian-curated comp showcases the wonderful views to be had around the world and it could bring out the wanderlust in you.

Pocket rocket
Australian Camera takes its first look at the new OM System OM-5. It's the first camera to officially wear the OM System nameplate, but picks up exactly where the Olympus OM-D E-M5 III left off. Find out how inside the latest issue of Australian Camera. 

Widen your horizons
Full-frame systems are expensive, but camera makers are finding ways to provide more affordable options for their users. And Nikon's 17-28mm f/2.8 wide-angle lens is one aiming to become a part of a Z-series user's kit. Does its lower price point mean Nikon has cut corners? Find out in our full review of the lens.

The big league
It's the first APS-C format camera to hit the 40MP sensor resolution mark, but how does the Fujifilm X-H2 perform in the real world? Australian Camera editor Paul Burrows took it for a test drive and we've got the full review for you to check out.

Twisted tale
Some time in the mid-1990s, some very strange Leicas – supposedly military-issue models from the Second World War – started showing up on the collectors' market. This is the story of the fake Kriegsmarine 'Leica III'.

Also in this issue
We reveal the grand-prize winner of the 2022 Fujifilm Showcase in the latest issue of Australian Camera, and the 2023 competition is in full swing. Plus we put the relatively affordable BenQ PD3205U 32-inch 4K monitor to the test.

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Published since 1979, Australian Camera is the country's premier photography magazine for enthusiasts and hobbyists and, since 2010, has been a member of the prestigious Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) – a global group of photography magazines selected for their high standards of content, production and independence.

The magazine is published six times a year (or bi-monthly), with the subscription also including an annual special issue called the Australian Camera Handbook. This offers a look into the year's most popular reviews and includes exclusive new content as well.

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Australian Camera

Australian Camera is the bi-monthly magazine for creative photographers, whatever their format or medium. Published since the 1970s, it's informative and entertaining content is compiled by experts in the field of digital and film photography ensuring its readers are kept up to speed with all the latest on the rapidly changing film/digital products, news and technologies. Whether its digital or film or digital and film Australian Camera magazine's primary focus is to help its readers choose and use the tools they need to create memorable images, and to enhance the skills that will make them better photographers. The magazine is edited by Paul Burrows, who has worked on the magazine since 1982.