The digital version of Amateur Photographer dated 20 April 2013 is available now!

David Clapp aims us towards the night sky, explaining how to capture compelling astro and nightscape photography in the landscape

What is noise? Why does noise occur in digital photographs? What can we do to get rid of it? Professor Bob Newman has the answers

Ivor Matanle traces the history of the Kodak Retina Reflex S – a 1950s SLR whose lenses fitted and coupled with a rangefinder camera

Digital noise is the equivalent of film grain, but unlike film grain it can be reduced or virtually eliminated by software. Vincent Oliver takes a look at six noise-reduction software packages to see how well they perform

Details on how to download your digital version of Amateur Photographer