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  • Are you a Sony Alpha user? Then join us on our FREE London Christmas Photo Walk with Zeiss
    by Nigel Atherton on 6th December 2019 at 3:00 pm

    Amateur Photographer has teamed up with Zeiss to host a FREE photo walk in London on Thursday 12th December at 3pm

  • Best gifts for photographers 2019
    by Amateur Photographer on 2nd December 2019 at 10:26 am

    Looking for a Christmas gift for a photographer friend - or for yourself? Andy Westlake and Michael Topham have selected some of the best gifts for photographers for you to choose fromLooking for a Christmas gift for a photographer friend - or for yourself? Andy Westlake and Michael Topham have selected some awesome accessories for you to choose from

  • Fujifilm opens the doors to its House of Photography
    by Andy Westlake on 2nd December 2019 at 9:15 am

    Fujifilm’s flagship London store opens its doors to the public at 11am on Tuesday 3rd DecemberThe first 100 visitors will receive a free free Instax camera.Fujifilm’s flagship London store opens its doors to the public at 11am on Tuesday 3rd December

  • Camera maintenance: how to clean your camera and equipment
    by Amateur Photographer on 29th November 2019 at 11:55 am

    Camera maintenance can save you heartache, missed shots and pricey repairs. Angela Nicholson explains how to keep your kit in top conditionLooking after your gear can save you heartache, missed shots and pricey repairs. Angela Nicholson explains how to keep your kit in top condition

  • How to shoot moody woodland landscape photographs
    by Amateur Photographer on 27th November 2019 at 5:14 pm

    Creating images full of mood and atmosphere takes a keen eye and an ability to see order in chaos, as Neil Burnell explains‘Tangle’ shot at Wistman’s Wood in Devon. Nikon Z 7, 24-70mm lens, 1/10sec at f/5.6, ISO 64Creating images full of mood and atmosphere takes a keen eye and an ability to see order in chaos, as Neil Burnell explains

  • Cricket photography competition opens for entries
    by Michael Topham on 27th November 2019 at 2:29 pm

    The Wisden - MCC Cricket Photograph Of The Year 2019 competition is now open for entries Wisden-MCC Cricket Photograh of the Year Competition 2016 - WINNER Saqeeb Majeed (Freelance) Kashmiri Muslim boys play cricket under the shades of autumn in the Nishat Bagh gardens on the outskirts of Srinagar Indian administered Kashmir November 10, 2016Launched in 2010, The Wisden MCC Cricket Photograph Of The Year 2019 competition is now taking entries and is open to all photographers, amateur or […]

  • What are LUTs and how do you use them?
    by Geoff Harris on 23rd November 2019 at 9:41 am

    LUTs can help you get a more distinctive look for your images, with more 'cinematic' colours and tones. Geoff Harris explains the difference between LUTs and presets, how to use them and picks out six of the best LUTs for photographersDon't be put off by some of the LUT category names; this cinematic one is called 'French Comedy' but really makes the colours in this image singKeen to get a more distinctive look for your images, with more 'cinematic' colours and tones? As Geoff Harris explains, […]

  • How to reduce noise in your photos with DxO PhotoLab 2
    by Amateur Photographer on 22nd November 2019 at 8:07 am

    DxO's powerful raw editor has a reputation of being one of the best noise-fixing tools. James Paterson shows how to reduce noise in photos with PhotoLab 2When reducing noise in DxO it is important to retain detailsDxO's powerful raw editor has a reputation of being one of the best noise-fixing tools. James Paterson explores the impressive feature set

  • How to photograph black & white winter landscapes
    by Amateur Photographer on 20th November 2019 at 10:44 am

    Three of the UK's top landscape photographers deliver their top tips for capturing stunning black & white landscapesCredit: David ClappThree of the UK's top landscape photographers deliver their top tips for capturing stunning black & white landscapes

  • On Your Bike
    by Niki Robinson on 15th November 2019 at 2:13 pm

    AP teamed up with MPB to challenge some of our readers to get some great shots at the Peaks Tour Sportive, here’s what they came up with.It takes a special set of skills to take great action and sports photographs. The pressure to deliver is intense …Continue reading »

  • How to make scanner art: techniques and ideas for experimenting with scanography
    by Amateur Photographer on 13th November 2019 at 10:01 am

    Claire Gillo reveals her creative top tips and tricks for making a digital photographic image using a flatbed scannerClaire Gillo reveals her creative top tips and tricks for making a digital photographic image using a flatbed scanner

  • Large format photography with the Intrepid Camera Company
    by Amateur Photographer on 8th November 2019 at 11:50 am

    The Intrepid Camera Company is a small manufacturing company shaking up the world of large-format photography from a workshop in Brighton. Ailsa McWhinnie finds out moreThe fourth generation of the Intrepid 5x4in - the camera that started the storyIn a workshop in Brighton, a small manufacturing company is shaking up the world of large-format photography. Ailsa McWhinnie finds out more

  • Win a £5,000 photography bursary!
    by Niki Robinson on 4th November 2019 at 1:32 pm

    Amateur Photographer has teamed up with used specialists, MPB, to announce the very first MPB Rising Star Bursary. It’s open to amateur photographers of any age or experience levelAmateur Photographer has teamed up with used specialists, MPB, to announce the very first MPB Rising Star Bursary. It’s open …Continue reading »

  • The top 3 filters you need for superb landscape shots
    by Amateur Photographer on 28th October 2019 at 2:17 pm

    Verity Milligan shares why you only need three filters in your kit bag and how to get great results with themTo reduce the glare and make the rainbow pop, a polarising filter is the best option and one that Verity likes to use most of the time. Olympus E-M5 Mark II, 40-150mm, 1/60sec at f/14, ISO 200. Verity Milligan shares why you only need three filters in your kit bag and how to get great results with them

  • Second-hand classic: Nikon D7200
    by Advertising feature by MPB on 27th October 2019 at 2:20 pm

    It might be four years old, but the Nikon D7200 still presents its own advantages over the new D7500It might be four years old, but the Nikon D7200 still presents its own advantages over the new D7500

  • How a national cancer campaign was created with an old camera and no photography experience
    by Nigel Atherton on 27th October 2019 at 10:55 am

    Lorraine Milligan had just taken up photography when her partner was diagnosed with male breast cancer. With little experience and only the most basic gear she created a national awareness campaign. She tells Nigel Atherton the inspirational storyIn March 2018, Lorraine Milligan’s father gave her his old Nikon D40 for her birthday, with its kit lens and …Continue reading »

  • Our best documentary, street and architecture photography tips
    by Amateur Photographer on 26th October 2019 at 1:19 pm

    We share top tips and techniques so you can catch amazing imagesCredit: Claire GilloWe share top tips and techniques so you can catch amazing images

  • Michael Topham: should we lease rather than buy pricey cameras?
    by Michael Topham on 25th October 2019 at 1:22 pm

    Buying a camera outright is an expensive thing to do. Could leasing cameras in the future be the way to go?Panasonic is currently offering photographers the chance to try Lumix S series cameras for freeBuying a camera outright is an expensive thing to do. Could leasing cameras in the future be the way to go?

  • The biggest photo disasters and how to avoid them
    by Amateur Photographer on 25th October 2019 at 1:18 pm

    Think you're having a tough week? Kick back with - and learn from - these 24 painful and funny photographic fiascosCredit: Caron SteeleThink you're having a tough week? Kick back with - and learn from - these 24 painful and funny photographic fiascos

  • New Canon RF-mount lenses arrive
    by Michael Topham on 24th October 2019 at 4:00 am

    Canon introduces the RF 70-200mm F2.8L IS USM and RF 85mm F1.2L USM DS into its lineup of RF mount lensesCanon has bolstered its lineup of RF-mount lenses by adding the RF 70-200mm F2.8L IS USM and RF 85mm F1.2L …Continue reading »

  • Motorola One Hyper Smartphone With 64MP Main Camera Announced
    on 9th December 2019 at 7:41 pm

    Motorola has introduced the Motorola One Hyper smartphone and as well as having a 64MP main camera, a pop-up selfie camera is built-in.

  • Fox Surrounded By Ravens Awarded POTW Accolade
    on 9th December 2019 at 7:41 pm

    A fox walking through a group of ravens has been awarded the POTW accolade this week.

  • December Daily Competition Winner Week 1 Revealed
    on 9th December 2019 at 11:10 am

    The first winner in December's Daily Competition has been announced. Read on to see who's won a 32GB Samsung MicroSDHC card with SD adapter.

  • Hasselblad X1D II 50C & XCD Lens Firmware Updates
    on 9th December 2019 at 11:09 am

    Hasselblad has introduced various updates for its smartphone app as well as the X1D II 50C camera and XCD lens range.

  • Last Chance To Get 30% Off Everything In The Affinity Store
    on 9th December 2019 at 10:45 am

    In case you missed it, there's currently 30% off everything in the Affinity Store but the sale ends tonight.

  • The Jury for the 2020 ZEISS Photography Award Has Been Selected
    on 9th December 2019 at 9:07 am

    The World Photography Organisation and ZEISS has chosen the jury for the highly-anticipated ZEISS Photography Award.

  • CamRanger 2 Now Available In UK & Ireland
    on 9th December 2019 at 8:58 am

    CamRanger has released a new wireless camera-control device that's faster and has a longer range than the original CamRanger device.

  • Christmas Prize Draw Day 9 - Win 1 Of 15 Copies Of VueScan Professional!
    on 9th December 2019 at 7:41 pm

    It's day 9 of ePHOTOzine's Christmas Prize Draw, and today you can get your hands on 1 of 15 copies of Hamrick VueScan Professional software!

  • Christmas Prize Draw Day 8 - Win a Tamron 18-400mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD Lens!
    on 9th December 2019 at 7:41 pm

    Enter today's Christmas Prize Draw for the chance to win a fantastic Tamron 18-400mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD all-in-one mega zoom lens.

  • Save 10% On Camera Insurance With Eversure Insurance
    on 9th December 2019 at 7:41 pm

    Eversure Insurance is offering ePHOTOzine readers the chance to save 10% on camera insurance policies.