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  • Heroic lighting with the Rotolight AEOS
    by Advertising Feature on 15th April 2019 at 2:51 pm

    Sports pro Terry Donnelly reveals how he captured his iconic Spiderman shot on the streets of New York using the ultra-portable and powerful Rotolight AEOSCredit: Terry DonnellySports pro Terry Donnelly reveals how he captured his iconic Spiderman shot on the streets of New York using the ultra-portable and powerful Rotolight AEOS […]

  • Top tip for shooting wildlife this spring
    by Amateur Photographer on 14th April 2019 at 2:51 pm

    Mark Sisson shares his tips on shooting wildlife this springMark Sisson shares his tips on shooting wildlife this spring […]

  • Top tips for shooting landscapes this spring
    by Amateur Photographer on 13th April 2019 at 2:50 pm

    Paul Mitchell shares his top tips on shooting landscapes this springPaul Mitchell shares his top tips on shooting landscapes this spring […]

  • Get your best-ever spring flower and foliage shots
    by Amateur Photographer on 12th April 2019 at 1:32 pm

    With spring finally upon us, it's time to dust off the camera and get outdoors. Annette Lepple shares her top tips on shooting flowers and foliage this springWith spring finally upon us, it's time to dust off the camera and get outdoors. Annette Lepple shares her top tips on shooting flowers and foliage this spring […]

  • World Press Photo winners announced
    by Geoff Harris on 12th April 2019 at 1:27 pm

    Crying Girl on the Border, a heart-rending picture of a Honduran toddler detained by border officials in Texas as part of President Trump's tough immigration controls, has been named the latest World Press Photo of the Year in a recent ceremony in AmsterdamThe image was taken by Getty staff photographer John Moore last April, and the resultant public outcry put pressure on …Continue reading » […]

  • Canon EOS 250D SLR has 4k and more for around £500
    by Geoff Harris on 12th April 2019 at 1:17 pm

    Canon has announced a new entry level SLR, the EOS 250D. The camera is a successor to the well-received EOS 200D, and is based around a 24.1Mp APS-C sensor and Canon’s latest DIGIC 8 image processor, which adds 4k video recording at up to 25 frames per second, 4k time-lapse and stills grabbing. This is a big attraction at its circa £500 price point, and will appeal to vloggers as well as photo enthusiasts. The DIGIC 8 processor also supports a range of improvements in Live View […]

  • Wildlife watch: Red grouse
    by Amateur Photographer on 10th April 2019 at 9:22 am

    The red grouse is a medium-sized game bird that can be found in heather moorland across the UK. Oscar Dewhurst explains how and when to approach these timid birdsThe red grouse is a medium-sized game bird that can be found in heather moorland across the UK. Oscar Dewhurst explains how and when to approach these timid birds […]

  • Top tips for striking street photography
    by Amateur Photographer on 10th April 2019 at 9:21 am

    Time to get out and capture striking street scenes. Chris Porsz, author of four street photography books, shares his top tipsTime to get out and capture striking street scenes. Paramedic Chris Porsz, author of four street photography books, shares his top tips […]

  • Second-hand classic: why the Nikon D700 is such a good buy
    by Advertising feature by MPB on 10th April 2019 at 9:19 am

    A camera that was and still remains an incredibly popular DSLR today. We look back at the mighty Nikon D700A camera that was and still remains an incredibly popular DSLR today. We look back at the mighty Nikon D700 […]

  • Take better woodland shots this spring
    by Amateur Photographer on 4th April 2019 at 7:29 am

    Woodland photography is all about finding order in the chaos. James Abbott explains how you can capture atmospheric shots with the minimum of effortWoodland photography is all about finding order in the chaos. James Abbott explains how you can capture atmospheric shots with the minimum of effort […]

  • What is the best software for reducing noise?
    by Amateur Photographer on 4th April 2019 at 7:28 am

    James Paterson picks the best sharpening and noise-reduction tools found in some of today's most popular image editorsJames Paterson picks the best sharpening and noise-reduction tools found in some of today's most popular image editors […]

  • Get great results with higher ISOs
    by Amateur Photographer on 4th April 2019 at 7:27 am

    Shooting at high-ISO settings can be a necessity. James Abbott explains how you can embrace high ISO while maintaining optimal image qualityShooting at high-ISO settings can be a necessity. James Abbott explains how you can embrace high ISO while maintaining optimal image quality […]

  • Photo Elements’ top ten tools
    by Amateur Photographer on 4th April 2019 at 7:26 am

    James Paterson picks his favourites in Adobe's beginner-friendly image editorJames Paterson picks his favourites in Adobe's beginner-friendly image editor […]

  • Huawei launches P30 Pro quad-camera smartphone
    by Amy Davies on 26th March 2019 at 1:30 pm

    Chinese company’s latest smartphone features four Leica cameras, a new “dewdrop” notch and a battery life that promises to surpass all of its predecessors.Launched in Paris at a huge global event, Huawei’s latest trio of photography-centred smartphones have been announced.  Comprising of the P30 …Continue reading » […]

  • Get the most from the crop tool in Lightroom
    by Amateur Photographer on 21st March 2019 at 11:04 am

    Want to get more from the Crop tool to aid your compositions? Discover a host of tricks and useful settings with James Paterson’s 20 top tipsWant to get more from the Crop tool to aid your compositions? Discover a host of tricks and useful settings with James Paterson’s 20 top tips […]

  • Wildlife watch: Eiders
    by Amateur Photographer on 19th March 2019 at 11:03 am

    The contrasting black and white plumage of eiders can make for challenging exposures. Oscar Dewhurst shares his top tips for how best to photograph these birdsThe contrasting black and white plumage of eiders can make for challenging exposures. Oscar Dewhurst shares his top tips for how best to photograph these birds […]

  • Advancing your image editing with Color Efex Pro from the Nik Collection by DxO
    by Advertising Feature on 18th March 2019 at 11:15 am

    Nearly every photo you see today – on the web, social media, even in print magazines – has been edited. There are literally hundreds of tools on the market vying for our editing attention, from the super complex to the exceedingly simple. Today we are going to explore a simple yet powerful plugin for colour corrections, retouching, and creative effects: Color Efex Pro, from the Nik Collection by DxO. This is a creative plugin suite designed for photographersThe Nik Collection by DxO […]

  • How to take better travel photographs
    by Amateur Photographer on 18th March 2019 at 11:03 am

    The winning images at the International Travel POTY 2018 contest are outstanding and inspiring. AP speaks to some of the winning photographers about how they shoot a whole world of subjectsThe winning images at the International Travel POTY 2018 contest are outstanding and inspiring. AP speaks to some of the winning photographers about how they shoot a whole world of subjects […]

  • Getting the most from Content-aware fill in Photoshop
    by Martin Evening on 18th March 2019 at 11:02 am

    Martin Evening shows you how to fill selections with Content-Aware Fill and how to tame the resultsMartin Evening shows you how to fill selections with Content-Aware Fill and how to tame the results […]

  • CP+ interview: Canon to combine in-body and lens stabilisation
    by Geoff Harris on 13th March 2019 at 12:16 pm

    At the recent CP+ show in Yokohama, Japan, AP's Deputy Editor Geoff Harris had an exclusive meeting with several top Canon executives, who gave some useful insights into the company's current and future mirrorless strategy. Geoff spoke to Go Tokura: Image Communication Business Operations Chief Executive; Yoshiyuki Mizoguchi: Image Communication Business Operations Group Executive; and Naoya Kaneda: Image Communication Business Operations Group Executive AP: Do you continue to see Canon […]

  • World Pinhole Day 2019 Takes Place On 28 April 2019
    on 21st April 2019 at 10:00 am

    Be part of something big, through something very small, this April as World Pinhole Photography Day makes a return. […]

  • Vanguard 'Flowers' Photography Competition - Win Veo GO & 2GO Kit!
    on 22nd April 2019 at 4:17 am

    Vanguard are giving you the chance to win 1 of 3 fantastic VEO Go & 2GO prizes in the April 'Flowers' competition. […]

  • Super Saturday 20 April - Win A Samsung 32GB MicroSD Card!
    on 22nd April 2019 at 4:17 am

    It's Saturday which means there's a chance to win a 32GB Samsung memory card in our Super Saturday competition - get your entries in before midnight tonight! […]

  • BenQ 'Easter' Competition - Win An SW240 PhotoVue Photographer Professional Monitor!
    on 22nd April 2019 at 4:17 am

    You have the chance to win a BenQ SW240 professional photography monitor in the April 'Easter' competition! […]

  • Join Olympus & The Giffords Circus For A Spectacular Photographic Extravaganza!
    on 19th April 2019 at 10:00 am

    Olympus has 100 tickets to giveaway for a super-exclusive matinee performance from the Giffords Circus which, of course, you can photograph to your heart's content. […]

  • X-Rite 'Colour' Competition - Win 1 Of 5 ColorChecker Passport Photo 2 Colour Calibration Devices!
    on 22nd April 2019 at 4:17 am

    Win 1 of 5 ColorChecker Passport Photo 2 colour calibration devices in our 'Colour' competition! […]

  • Tokina announces new 100mm F2.8 1:1 macro lens for Sony E mount cameras
    on 21st April 2019 at 4:19 pm

    Tokina has announced the FiRIN 100m F2.8 FE Macro Lens for Sony E mount camera systems. The lens is constructed of nine elements in eight groups and features a nine blade aperture diaphragm. It features 1:1 maximum magnification, has a minimum focusing distance of 30cm (11.8in), uses a 55mm front filter thread and includes a printed magnification scale on the extending lens barrel to add an extra visual cue when composing shots. The lens measures in at 123mm (4.84in) long by 74mm (2.91in) […]

  • Seeing into space: Cosmic Microscapes with photographer Neil Buckland
    on 21st April 2019 at 1:00 pm

    A slice of meteorite, sandwiched between two linear polarizers. Neil Buckland is obsessed with detail. For more than fifteen years, the Seattle-based photographer has been doing stitched landscape photography composed of dozens of images, captured on everything from Micro Four Thirds cameras all the way up to medium format. These days, he's become enamored with a new type of landscape - one that is very, very small. It also happens to come from space. "I've always been fascinated with abstract […]

  • Ricoh GR III shooting experience: "Shut up and take my money"
    on 21st April 2019 at 12:00 pm

    'The best camera is the one you have with you'. I think Gandhi said that. It's not true, of course - the best camera is the Pentax MX and unlike Gandhi I'll fight anyone who says different. What is true – and what the author of that aphorism meant – is that the best camera in the world is of no use whatever if you leave it at home. Like many photo obsessives, I carry a camera with me at almost all times, even if it's just the 12MP camera on my phone. The cameras I tend to reach for […]

  • DPReview TV: Fujifilm X-T30 vs. Sony a6400
    on 20th April 2019 at 1:00 pm

    The Fujifilm X-T30 and Sony a6400 are two of the newest, most exciting mid-range mirrorless cameras on the market, and while they may not look similar at first glance, both include impressive features and performance specs. Chris and Jordan break down the differences to see which comes out on top. Get new episodes of DPReview TV every week by subscribing to our YouTube channel! Introduction Design and ergonomics Autofocus Image quality Lens selection Displays Video Wrap-u […]