Get up close and personal: Australian Camera issue #422 is out now

Australian Camera magazine issue #422 on sale now
(Image credit: Future)

New photography gear gets announced every year now. And each year, the editors of the member magazines of the Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) get together and decide which ones are the best of the best in a variety of categories.

If you didn't know already, Australian Camera is a TIPA member and editor Paul Burrows was involved in choosing the winners of the 2023 TIPA World Awards. So grab your copy of the latest issue of Australian Camera from your local newsagent or subscribe via one of the links below to find out who the winners are this year. You never know, those winners might be just the new kit you're looking for.

That's not all: issue #422 of Australian Camera is packed to the rafters with reviews and inspiration, so you should definitely get yourself a copy – print or digital – now!

Details on how you can lay your hands on this unmissable issue are below.

Inside Australian Camera magazine issue #422

TIPA World Awards 2013 winners
Despite the various challenges that have made the last 12 months pretty tough for the camera industry, there was still a bumper crop of excellent products and services to consider for this year’s TIPA World Awards. Once again, the editors of the TIPA member magazines – which, of course, includes Australian Camera – were able to nominate 40 winners which were considered to be outstanding in one way or another.

Explore a whole new world up close: OM System M.Zuiko Digital ED 90mm f/3.5 Macro IS Pro lens review
The size of the Micro Four Thirds sensor has a number of benefits, including an increase in the effective magnification for macro work. OM System is making the most of this with its 90mm Macro, which delivers a reproduction ratio of 2:1... the equivalent of 4:1 in 35mm format terms. Welcome to a whole new world of very close encounters.

Be inspired by Camberwell Camera Club's Light Years project
A progressive and enthusiastic camera club can really stimulate it members to achieve greater things and, at the Camberwell CC in Melbourne, what started out as a small local project has turned into something quite special. There’s inspiration here for any group of amateur photographers looking for a challenge.

High Fives: Fujifilm X-T5 & Panasonic Lumix S5II on test
Two new cameras... two new very different cameras but with one thing in common – the number 5 in their names. Is it a magic number that makes for an excellent shooter? Find out how they perform in Australian Camera's detailed reviews.

Subscribe to Australian Camera on Readly

One of the most convenient and cost-effective ways of keeping up with the latest issues of your favourite Future Australia magazines, including Australian Camera, is to subscribe to Readly. For just AU$11.99 p/m, you get unrestricted, all-you-can-read digital access to the latest issues of Australian Camera, alongside over 5,000 other Aussie and international magazines. 

Readly also gives you a 30-day free trial to test out the service, and you can cancel any time. You can browse and read any issue on your PC, Mac, tablet or smartphone. Click here to subscribe or on the image below.

Readly logo

(Image credit: Readly)

Subscribe to the print edition

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.

If this sounds like something that will keep your creative juices flowing, then print subscriptions are available from Future Australia's dedicated Techmags website.

(Image credit: Future)

Get the digital edition today

Australian Camera's print edition is available at all good newsagents Australia-wide, but for the ultimate in convenience, it's also available for immediate download in digital format from Zinio, providing instant access on your phone, tablet or PC. 

You can purchase single issues individually, or subscribe for a full year and automatically receive every issue as it's released. For more details, simply click on the Zinio logo below.

(Image credit: Zinio)

Thank you for reading 5 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

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.