What Digital Camera September 2012

WDC cover September 2012 issue

On sale: Fri, 3 Aug 2012

Highlights include an exclusive Canon EOS M First Look, full review of the Canon EOS 650D, Photokina preview plus a Samsung NX20 v Olympus OM-D head to head, Travel Compacts Round-up plus a Group Test: Multi-purpose backpacks


Canon EOS 650D
Canon's upper entry-level DSLR gets tested

Head to Head
The Samsung NX20 goes up against the Olympus OM-D EM-5

Leica X2
Its four-figure price-tag may be steep, but is it justified?

GROUP TEST: Fifty-fifty backpacks
See what we make of these six fifty-fifty bags

Travel compacts round-up
Six pocket-friendly superzoom compacts on test

Macbook Pro 15in with Retina Display
Just a stunning screen or is there more to the new Macbook?

We try out some of the latest photography accessories

Micro Four Thirds lenses: head to head
Panasonic 45-200mm f/4-5.6 vs. Panasonic 45-175mm f/4-5.6

Lenses: Old vs. New
Nikon 85mm f/1.8 primes - we pit the D-series lens against the G-series

Lens reviews
Samsung NX 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 and Nikon 35mm f/1.4G both on test

Compact camera reviews
Nikon S9300, Pentax LS465, GE X500 and Nikon S4300

A selection of books and apps


Photokina preview
We look at the expected announcements from the manufacturers

Field test: Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS Macro
Top pro Dave Kai-Piper takes Sigma's 105mm out for a spin


Canon EOS M, plus new releases from Panasonic and Samsung

Your views and also what you can expect next month

Opening Shots
Steve Bloom's stunning capture of a herd of zebras, plus our Picopix competition reader winning image and runners-up

Help File!
Kit-buying advice and your imaging problems answered

My Digital Camera
Two readers share some of their best images

If you're looking to buy some new kit, check out the facts here

Your chance to win one of three Booq Python camera bags worth £215 each!