What Digital Camera MARCH 2013

WDC cover MARCH 2013 issue

On sale: Fri, 15 Feb 2013

Great features in this month's issue include a group test of the best cameras for less than £500, and lots more!


Starting out in...Sports photography
Find out the must-have items of kit you will need, plus great tips from top sports photographer Andy Hooper

Award-winning photographer Eric Kruszewski talks about his images and the gear he uses

My Digital Camera
Stunning images by two readers

Why I Love My...
Geoff Waugh on why he never leaves home without his Nikon 10.5mm fisheye lens

Secondhand Classic
Why the Sony A700 is still a great buy

Essential guide to Sensors
The heart of every digital camera, find out all you need to know about sensors, and why it should make a difference to your buying decisions


Best Cameras under £500
Which sub-£500 camera is best for you? We compare seven DSLRs and CSCs: the Canon EOS 600D, Sony NEX-5R, Samsung NX1000, Panasonic Lumix GX1, Nikon D3200, Olympus E-PM2 and Pentax K-30

Nikon D5200
We test Nikon's latest mid-price DSLR

Pentax K-5 II & K-5 IIs
Pentax's flagship DSLR tested, along with its non-AA filter "S" variant

Lens review
Canon 24-105mm f/4 reviewed and rated

Lens review
Samyang 35mm f/1.4 reviewed and rated

Big zoom compacts
Five 10x to 15x zoom models under £150 - which one is best for you? We check out the Nikon S6300, Olympus VR-360, Fujifilm F660EXR, Canon Ixus 500 HS and Panasonic SZ5

Website Templates
Six options for displaying your images

Kit to suit all budgets tested, including the Olympus HLD-6 Battery Grip For OM-D


Live View
A host of lenses launched and much more

Opening Shot
A stunning image from the Wildfowl & Wetland Trust's Photo Comp

Subscription offer
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Your buying queries answered

Long Term Tests update
How are the WDC reviewers getting on?

Win Magix Movie Edit Pro Plus software, worth £79.99

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In the Bag
We peek into another photographer's kit bag

Buyer’s Guide
Comprehensive listing with ratings