Amateur Photographer 24 November 2012

On sale: Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Buy a digital copy of this issue | Buy a print version of this magazine

Nikon D5200
Tim Coleman gets his hands on the new Nikon D5200, with 24.1-million-pixel, APS-C-sized sensor, articulated screen and 39-point AF system

AP cover 24 Nov 12

News
Photo museum set to open in June 2013; Canon unveils two new EF lenses; Army salutes photographic elite; Olympus notches up £100m profit; Olive-tree photo scoops RHS title

Review
The latest books, exhibitions and websites

Calendars and Diaries
Jon Stapley takes a look at some of the best 2013 calendars and diaries on the market

Best Photo Books of 2012
Oliver Atwell chooses six great photography books launched during the past year

The Final Frame
A photograph has its own 'natural' size, the size it 'wants' to be, from which it derives its life force, says Roger Hicks

Photo Insight
Cathal McNaughton explains how he took his unusual yet eye-catching image of a person bog snorkelling

Nikon D5200
Tim Coleman gets his hands on the new Nikon D5200, with 24.1-million-pixel, APS-C-sized sensor, articulated screen and 39-point AF system

Top 10 Accessories
Stuck for a Christmas present idea? Richard Sibley looks at the 10 best products reviewed in Testbench this year

Christmas Gift Guide
We've great Christmas gift ideas, from the latest cutting-edge technology to more traditional photographic accessories

Nice Freedom Flash n flash 480A Wireless Flash Head
Andrew Sydenham tests a 'go-anywhere' battery-operated wireless studio flash head

Ask AP
Our experts answer your questions

Fast-aperture Compacts
A fast aperture is a big selling point for top-end compact cameras. Tim Coleman pushes seven of the best models to their limits to see which one comes out on top

Letters
AP readers speak out on the week's issues

Backchat
AP reader Mike Bidewell airs his views about Hasselblad's latest launch, the Lunar

APOY Results Round 9
We reveal the top 30 images from the penultimate round, Forests and Woodlands, of our Amateur Photographer of the Year competition

A Legacy of Colour
Henri Cartier-Bresson had deep reservations about colour photography. As an exhibition featuring his black & white photographs, together with a selection of colour images by photographers inspired by his legacy, takes place in London, Gemma Padley talks to curator William A Ewing about the show

Made in Wales
The University of Wales, Newport, is celebrating 100 years of its photographic courses. Dr Paul Cabuts, Newport's head of photography, talks to David Clark about the importance of photographic education

Icons of Photography
Herbert Mason's photograph, 'St Paul's Survives', shot during a night of heavy German bombing in December 1940, became the defining image of the Blitz, writes David Clark