Anyone looking for a photography-based calendar or diary for 2013 will be spoilt for choice. Jon Stapley takes a look at some of the best on the market

Wild in the Garden diary

This handy diary from the Royal Horticultural Society features month-by-month advice on how to make a garden welcoming to wildlife, along with some great photographs

Frances Lincoln, 23x17cm, £13.99

New Internationalist People diary

This pocket-sized diary features colour portraits of people from around the world. Small but durable

New Internationalist, 15.5x12cm, £9.95

RSPB Love Nature

The 12 winning images from the RSPB’s Love Nature competition have been collected for this calendar, and their top quality make it a worthy buy for wildlife lovers

RSPB, 30x30cm £7.99

National Geographic

The sun rises and sets in some of the planet’s most picturesque locations for this calendar, which also gives illuminating captions for each of its images

teNeues, 30x30cm £9.99

Wild Nature Calendar

The John Muir Trust, a UK charity dedicated to the protection of wild lands, has brought together the work of several photographers for this calendar, featuring charming wildlife portraits and some superb landscapes

Northern Light Publishing, 30x30cm, £11.50

Colin Prior’s Scotland: Wild Places


Respected photographer Colin Prior has captured some of Scotland’s most stunning landscapes for this resplendent calendar

Colin Prior, 30x30cm, £9.99


Featuring large reproductions of old photographs, this calendar provides 12 memorable images that
show off London as it was

Taschen, 30x30cm, £9.99

New York diary

A great gift for Big Apple aficionados, this useful diary features plenty of writing space in addition to a number of fascinating images from the world’s busiest city

Taschen, 22.1×17.5cm, £11.99

Paris diary

The best choice for Francophiles, one of the highlights of this diary is seeing la Tour Eiffel throughout multiple stages of its construction

Taschen, 22.1×17.5cm, £11.99

Magic of Light: Micha Pawlitzki

The production quality of this large calendar is absolutely top-notch, and the images from landscape photographer Micha Pawlitzki are excellent

teNeues, 50x39cm, £24.99

Elements: Colin Prior

Another splendid calendar from Colin Prior, this time getting up close and personal with nature. The large high-quality images allow for appreciation of the smallest details

Colin Prior, 42×29.7cm, £10.99

Robert Doisneau

The legacy of famed French photojournalist Robert Doisneau lives on with this fantastic selection of his b&w images, depicting the streets of Paris in a bygone era

teNeues, 30x30cm, £9.99

Vogue diary

The Vogue diary returns for another year. Although one can’t help but wish for a few more images, the production is pure class

teNeues, 17.3×22.4cm, £10.99

Wild Nature diary

This diary from the John Muir Trust features a wildlife image for every week, with informative captions for each one. Great for nature lovers

Northern Light Publishing, 20.5×19.2cm, £14.99