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  • The most important cameras of the last 135 years
    by Andy Westlake on 15th October 2019 at 9:44 am

    To celebrate our 135th anniversary, Andy Westlake takes a look at how the camera has evolved over the past 135 years. Read on to discover some really iconic and innovative designs which helped to change photography foreverAndy Westlake takes a look at how the camera has evolved over the past 135 years, focusing on some iconic and innovative designs

  • INTERVIEW NIKON Z 50: Rob Harmon of Nikon UK ‘If we include IBIS we’d have to sacrifice size...
    by Michael Topham on 10th October 2019 at 11:42 am

    Neil Freeman, Training Manager at Nikon School (left), Michael Topham, Reviews Editor Amateur Photographer (centre), Rob Harmon (RH), Senior Commerical Planning Manager of Nikon UK (right)AP speaks to Nikon about the release of its new DX-format mirrorless camera; the Z 50

  • NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct officially announced
    by Michael Topham on 10th October 2019 at 4:00 am

    Nikon has officially announced the NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct, which will be available from later this monthNIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S NoctAfter teasing us with mock-up samples of the NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct, Nikon has finally released more detail and …Continue reading »

  • Win a stunning Sigma 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art telephoto prime lens worth £1400
    by Nigel Atherton on 8th October 2019 at 7:11 am

    AP is celebrating its 135th birthday with this fantastic competition to win one of the most desirable lenses on the market. Read on to find out more...Very few magazines survive for 135 years, so we’ve put together a very special competition to mark this milestone. We’ve …Continue reading »

  • Don’t miss our great autumn subscription offer
    by Geoff Harris on 6th October 2019 at 4:32 pm

    Tired of slogging down to the supermarket only to find AP has sold out? Take advantage of our special 'six issues for six pounds' subscription offer. Then it only costs £24.99 for per quarter. What's stopping you from saving money?Amateur Photographer is one of the world’s oldest photography magazines and the UK’s best-selling weekly photo title. Every issue we …Continue reading »

  • Over 70 Years of World-Beating Nikon Cameras
    by Advertising Feature on 4th October 2019 at 11:30 am

    Amateur Photographer and Nikon – supporting photographers for decades with quality, innovation and attention to detailAmateur Photographer and Nikon – supporting photographers for decades with quality, innovation and attention to detail

  • Geoff Harris: should we feel guilty about frequent flying?
    by Geoff Harris on 4th October 2019 at 11:08 am

    We’re urged to take fewer flights, which raises some big questions for keen travel photographersWe’re urged to take fewer flights, which raises some big questions for keen travel photographers

  • Photo location guide: Church Ope Cove
    by Jeremy Walker on 4th October 2019 at 10:56 am

    This secluded cove on the Isle of Portland in Dorset is often overlooked as a photographic location, but Jeremy Walker thinks it’s a hidden gemChurch Ope Cove, looking east. Nikon D810, 24-70mm, 261 sec at f/11, ISO 125, LEE Filters Super Stopper, 0.6 hard grad filterThis secluded cove on the Isle of Portland in Dorset is often overlooked as a photographic location, but Jeremy Walker thinks it’s a hidden gem

  • Rare travel photo album makes big money
    by Geoff Harris on 4th October 2019 at 10:55 am

    An extremely rare album of images by Victorian travel photographer John Thomson (1837-1921) has sold for £48,000 at auction – smashing the £20,000 auctioneer estimate. Views On The North River comprises 14 sepia images from 19th century China and was originally published in Hong Kong …Continue reading »

  • Tilt-shift photography: straighten up your shots
    by Amateur Photographer on 3rd October 2019 at 8:29 am

    Master the art of tilt–shift photography and using these magical optics to correct your images or create miniature worlds – David Clapp reveals all you need to knowMaster the art of tilt–shift photography and using these magical optics to correct your images or create miniature worlds – David Clapp reveals all you need to know

  • Get the most from your wideangle lenses
    by Amateur Photographer on 2nd October 2019 at 8:28 am

    James Paterson explains why wideangle lenses are so useful, how to get the most out of them, and when to go wideLighthouse of Cap de Formentor, Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain, around sunset. Nikon D810, 20mm, 1/8sec at f/16, ISO 64. James Paterson explains why wideangle lenses are so useful, how to get the most out of them, and when to go wide

  • Master the skills of darkroom toning
    by Amateur Photographer on 1st October 2019 at 2:27 pm

    Darkroom specialist Mike Crawford talks about the importance of tonal balance when it comes to making a fine black & white printDarkroom specialist Mike Crawford talks about the importance of tonal balance when it comes to making a fine black & white print

  • Canon releases EOS M200, its new entry-level mirrorless
    by Geoff Harris on 1st October 2019 at 2:00 pm

    THE EOS M200 is an upgrade to the EOS M100 APS-C mirrorless, and features a 24.1MP sensor, the latest DIGIC 8 processor, and 4K recording up to 25fps. It is possible to record HD video at up to 120fps for a 4x slow-motion effect, capture 4K timelapse movies …Continue reading »

  • How to create killer composites
    by Amateur Photographer on 1st October 2019 at 8:26 am

    Discover how to shoot and combine your images for all kinds of creative effects. Our Photoshop expert James Paterson show you howDiscover how to shoot and combine your images for all kinds of creative effects. Our Photoshop expert James Paterson show you how

  • Photo location guide: Eskdale
    by Amateur Photographer on 30th September 2019 at 2:30 pm

    The Eskdale valley is one of the quieter locations in the Lakes owing to its remoteness, but it’s one of the most spectacular, as Stuart McGlennon explainsCrinkle Crags taken in the soft evening light during the winter months. Nikon D810 with 16-35mm lens, 1/6sec at f/11, ISO 64The Eskdale valley is one of the quieter locations in the Lakes owing to its remoteness, but it’s one of the most spectacular, as Stuart McGlennon explains

  • Angela Nicholson: why MF lenses still have a bright future
    by Amateur Photographer on 30th September 2019 at 2:21 pm

    Manual focus lenses still have a valuable contribution to make in the era of artificial intelligence, Eye AF and subject trackingManual focus lenses still have a valuable contribution to make in the era of artificial intelligence, Eye AF and subject tracking

  • Never lose a picture again: future-proof your files
    by Amateur Photographer on 30th September 2019 at 2:16 pm

    James Abbott explains how you can create a safe and easily accessible archive that will keep your digital images protected for a long timeJames Abbott explains how you can create a safe and easily accessible archive that will keep your digital images protected for a long time

  • Second-hand classic: Canon EOS 7D
    by Advertising feature by MPB on 30th September 2019 at 12:06 pm

    It originally cost £1,699. Today it can be snapped up for under £300 in excellent second-hand conditionIt originally cost £1,699. Today it can be snapped up for under £300 in excellent second-hand condition

  • Discover the UK’s best photography events
    by Amateur Photographer on 29th September 2019 at 12:05 pm

    If you’d like to learn new skills from high-calibre photographers, or gain access to locations and subjects normally out of bounds, consider booking a photography event, says Tracy CalderFew people will have access to an Avro Vulcan XM655, but thanks to TimeLine Events Mike got his shotIf you’d like to learn new skills from high-calibre photographers, or gain access to locations and subjects normally out of bounds, consider booking a photography event, says Tracy Calder

  • Day to Night: how to blend multiple images
    by Amateur Photographer on 28th September 2019 at 4:05 pm

    Claire Gillo shares the work of iconic day to night photographer Stephen Wilkes and reveals how to try it yourself on a budget scaleClaire Gillo shares the work of iconic day to night photographer Stephen Wilkes and reveals how to try it yourself on a budget scale

  • Oppo Bring Reno2 & Reno2 Z Mid-Range Smartphones To The UK
    on 18th October 2019 at 6:12 am

    Oppo's latest smartphones, the Oppo Reno2 and Reno2 Z, are now available in the UK.

  • Save Up To 25% On SanDisk Memory Cards!
    on 17th October 2019 at 11:58 am

    As part of Amazon's Photography Deals, you can get up to 25% off SanDisk Memory Products and SSD.

  • Olympus Pen E-PL10 With A Flip-Down Screen
    on 17th October 2019 at 9:44 am

    Olympus has announced the launch of the PEN E-PL10, but only in China and Japan.

  • Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III Available Mid November 2019 For £1099.99
    on 17th October 2019 at 7:00 am

    Olympus has introduced the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III, updating the OM-D E-M5 range with a compact, lightweight mirrorless camera that has plenty of features.

  • Jessops Plans To Call In Administrators...Again
    on 18th October 2019 at 6:12 am

    It's been reported that Jessops owner, Mr Peter Jones, is seeking a rescue deal as the high street brand continues to struggle.

  • Google Pixel 4 Smartphone Can Be Used For Astrophotography
    on 16th October 2019 at 9:14 am

    The new Google Pixel 4 smartphone has a Night Sight mode that can be used to photograph the night sky.

  • Google Pixel 3a & Google Pixel 3 To Get Improved Night Sight Mode So You Can Photograph Stars
    on 16th October 2019 at 8:55 am

    Google has said it will be bringing a better Night Sight mode to the camera app on the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3 smartphones.

  • Standoff Between A Tibetan Fox And A Marmot Photo Wins Wildlife Photographer Of The Year 2019
    on 18th October 2019 at 6:12 am

    The winners of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition 2019 have been announced and an action shot which captures both humour and horror in the same frame has grabbed first place.

  • Google Pixel 4 Breaks From Tradition & Has Dual Rear Cameras As Well As Clever Camera Technology
    on 18th October 2019 at 6:12 am

    The Google Pixel 4 (XL) has arrived with dual 16MP and 12.2MP rear cameras, 8MP selfie camera and some cool camera tech which includes the ability to photograph stars.

  • Manfrotto Release Tripods With Fastest Video Set-Up
    on 18th October 2019 at 6:12 am

    Manfrotto have released their fastest range of tripods yet, enabling a swift set-up for videographers.