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  • Celebrating our Unsung Hero
    by Niki Robinson on 30th March 2020 at 10:00 am

    In Partnership with Ripe InsuranceBack in December we announced our Unsung Hero Award, in partnership with Ripe Insurance. The award is designed to celebrate …Continue reading »

  • How to make money from your old photos
    by Amateur Photographer on 27th March 2020 at 8:49 am

    From a box of old prints in your loft, or a packet of slides bought at a car boot sale, how do you know if they’re worth anything? Tracy Calder looks at buying and selling your photographic treasuresThere's an untold number of old prints. Will it be the same with digital? From a box of old prints in your loft, or a packet of slides bought at a car boot sale, how do you know if they’re worth anything? Tracy Calder looks at buying and selling your photographic treasures

  • The best second-hand full-frame camera bargains
    by Audley Jarvis on 26th March 2020 at 6:31 pm

    Tempted to buy a full-frame camera, but put off by the price? Audley Jarvis identifies some of the best full-frame offerings in today's used marketTempted to buy a full-frame camera, but put off by the price? Audley Jarvis identifies some of the best full-frame offerings in today's used market

  • 10 photography projects you can do at home
    by Stevie Keen on 23rd March 2020 at 2:32 pm

    Being at home doesn't have to put a stop to your photographic practice, in fact, there are a whole host of photography projects you can do from home.If you’re stuck at home but want to stretch your photography limbs, there are plenty of projects you can delve …Continue reading »

  • The AP Award winning photographers
    by Amateur Photographer on 16th March 2020 at 5:32 pm

    We chat to the winners of the Amateur Photographer Awards to find out more about their workGraeme plans to return to the area four times.Rising Star – Graeme Chesters Back in November, we launched our brand new Rising Star Bursary. This unique chance for …Continue reading »

  • Wex Photographer of the Year: the milky star kid
    by Geoff Harris on 16th March 2020 at 8:16 am

    Andi Campbell, recently named Wex Photographer of the Year, talks to Geoff Harris about his unique and dramatic landscapes-cum-starscapes‘Electric Skies’, Iceland. Sony Alpha 7R, 16-35mm, 5sec at f/2.8, ISO 2000Andi Campbell, recently named Wex Photographer of the Year, talks to Geoff Harris about his unique and dramatic landscapes-cum-starscapes

  • Playing to win: Amateur Photographer of the Year 2019
    by Amateur Photographer on 15th March 2020 at 10:03 am

    Caron Steele led the way from round two of Amateur Photographer of the Year and walked away with the main prize. Ailsa McWhinnie finds out how she did itThis beautiful shot won Round Eight of APOY – After Dark. A well-deserved win. Canon EOS-1D X Mark II, 16mm, 5sec at f/2.8, ISO 4000. Caron Steele led the way from round two of Amateur Photographer of the Year and walked away with the main prize. Ailsa McWhinnie finds out how she did it

  • The AP Awards winners 2020
    by Amateur Photographer on 14th March 2020 at 9:50 am

    Our pick of the best cameras, lenses and accessories of the past year as judged by our ruthlessly independent testing teamOur pick of the best cameras, lenses and accessories of the past year

  • International Photography Exhibition 162
    by Amy Davies on 12th March 2020 at 8:55 am

    The world’s longest-running photography exhibition is a great opportunity to see some of today’s best photographers, says Amy Davies'Rift’, 2018 by Cody Cobb from his series Strange Land. The world’s longest-running photography exhibition is a great opportunity to see some of today’s best photographers, says Amy Davies

  • Light painting: ideas and advice from the experts
    by Amateur Photographer on 11th March 2020 at 5:22 pm

    Bright ideas come thick and fast for photographers with a passion for light painting. Tracy Calder asks six of the best to share their secretsCredit: Eric ParéBright ideas come thick and fast for photographers with a passion for light painting. Tracy Calder asks six of the best to share their secrets

  • After sunset: Amos Chapple on his Forty Days Of Darkness project
    by Amateur Photographer on 8th March 2020 at 9:26 am

    From December to January, the sun never rises in Murmansk, Russia. Peter Dench chats to the photographer Amos Chapple about his his recent reportage, Forty Days Of Darkness, shot on an iPhoneFrom December to January, the sun never rises in Murmansk, Russia. Peter Dench chats to the photographer Amos Chapple about his time there

  • Top tips for achieving sharper wildlife photos
    by Geoff Harris on 7th March 2020 at 9:41 am

    One of the biggest challenges in bird, animal and insect photography is focusing, especially with shy, fast-moving creatures. Three experts in the field share their best tips with Geoff HarrisGuy EdwardesOne of the biggest challenges in bird, animal and insect photography is focusing, especially with shy, fast-moving creatures. Three experts in the field share their best tips with Geoff Harris

  • East Ended by Dougie Wallace | Book review
    by Amy Davies on 3rd March 2020 at 5:46 pm

    Brash, bold and vibrant, Dougie Wallace’s photography isn’t to everybody’s tastes – but it certainly gets people talking. Amy Davies explores his new bookBrash, bold and vibrant, Dougie Wallace’s photography isn’t to everybody’s tastes – but it certainly gets people talking. Amy Davies explores his new book

  • Free Aurora HDR software
    by Stevie Keen on 3rd March 2020 at 3:24 pm

    Now here’s an offer you don’t get every day: download award-winning HDR software from SkylumIn partnership with leading software developer Skylum, we are delighted to offer AP readers the chance to get their hands …Continue reading »

  • Magnum Streetwise: The Ultimate Collection of Street Photography | Book review
    by Amy Davies on 28th February 2020 at 5:25 pm

    Magnum is synonymous with street photography, and this book is a masterclass in the genre. Amy Davies delves inside its pagesA shot from Ipanema Beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Magnum is synonymous with street photography, and this book is a masterclass in the genre. Amy Davies delves inside its pages

  • London Underground 1970-1980 by Mike Goldwater | Book review
    by Amy Davies on 25th February 2020 at 3:15 pm

    Nostalgia abounds in the latest Vintage Britain book from the inimitable Hoxton Mini Press, says Amy DaviesWembley Park. Arsenal v Manchester United Cup Final, May 1979. Nostalgia abounds in the latest Vintage Britain book from the inimitable Hoxton Mini Press, says Amy Davies

  • Exploring British life through the work of Bill Brandt and Henry Moore | Exhibition
    by Amy Davies on 24th February 2020 at 9:48 am

    A fascinating look at two giants of 20th-century culture culminates in a major exhibition, as Amy Davies finds outA fascinating look at two giants of 20th-century culture culminates in a major exhibition, as Amy Davies finds out

  • AP Awards 2020: Sony A7R IV wins Product of the Year
    by Nigel Atherton on 23rd February 2020 at 6:18 pm

    The Sony A7R IV was named the best photographic product of last year in a glittering ceremony in LondonAP’s annual awards took place on Friday night at the Bulgari Hotel Ballroom, in London’s Knightsbridge. Senior representatives from all …Continue reading »

  • A United Kingdom: 1960s Britain through the lens of Bruce Davidson | Exhibition
    by Amy Davies on 22nd February 2020 at 10:57 am

    The legendary Magnum photographer’s show includes some of his rarely seen work, as Amy Davies discoversWales, 1965The legendary Magnum photographer’s show includes some of his rarely seen work, as Amy Davies discovers

  • Camera Rescue: analogue camera fans breathing new life into old cameras
    by Amateur Photographer on 21st February 2020 at 4:50 pm

    Got an old film camera gathering dust in the attic? Keith Wilson speaks to a group of analogue camera fans who might give you an offer that you simply can't refuseThere’s still plenty of demand for old film cameras – as well as money to be madeGot an old film camera gathering dust in the attic? Keith Wilson speaks to a group of analogue camera fans who might give you an offer that you simply can't refuse

  • Keep The Kids Busy With 'Amazon Fire For Kids Unlimited' For Just 99p
    on 1st April 2020 at 1:07 pm

    Amazon's 3-month family plan of Fire for Kids Unlimited can currently be purchased for 99p and the list of things to keep kids entertained includes educational apps.

  • 50% Discount On Adobe CC Photography Plan With Any ColorChecker Photo Product
    on 1st April 2020 at 1:07 pm

    X-Rite are offering you 50% off Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan when purchasing any ColorChecker photo product.

  • Angular Fluorescent Tubing Portrait Awarded Photo Of The Week Accolade
    on 30th March 2020 at 10:33 am

    A creative portrait using fluorescent tubing to frame the model has been awarded the POTW accolade.

  • Don't Miss Out On These WEX Offers
    on 30th March 2020 at 10:09 am

    WEX are running a range of offers, on cameras, lenses, tripods, bags, and accessories, but hurry, they expire at the end of the month.

  • 70% Off Franzis Cutout 8 Pro Background Editor Software
    on 30th March 2020 at 10:00 am

    For a limited time Franzis are offering ePHOTOzine readers 70% off Cutout 8 Pro software - allowing you to easily change the background of any photo. It's an ideal purchase for the current situation, with many of us stuck at home.

  • Irix 45mm F/1.4 Lens Sale Postponed
    on 30th March 2020 at 9:44 am

    Irix has announced that due to the current situation, the Irix 45mm f/1.4 lens availability will be pushed back and no further release date has been confirmed as of yet.

  • ProGrade Digital releases new Thunderbolt 3 CFexpress/XQD, updated CFexpress/SD card readers
    on 31st March 2020 at 4:57 pm

    ProGrade Digital has announced the release of the PG04 and PG05.5, a pair of memory card readers designed to make the most of their respective compatible media formats. First up is the PG04, a single-slot Thunderbolt 3 reader for CFexpress Type B and XQD cards that offers max transfer speeds up to 40Gb/s (5GB/s). The PG04 comes with a Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt 3 cable as well as ProGrade’s patent-pending adhesive metal plate for attaching the magnetic reader to various surfaces. Next […]

  • A behind-the-scenes look at filming a Bugatti Chiron at 250mph/400kph
    on 31st March 2020 at 4:18 pm

    Al Clark, an award-winning automotive filmmaker, captured a record-breaking event over 2 years ago. Professional race car driver Juan Pablo Montoya accelerated a Bugatti Chiron 1,500 PS super car from 0 to 400 km/h (250 mph), and back down to standstill, in less than 42 seconds. As of now, the impressive feat has been viewed over 40,000,000 times on YouTube and possibly up to 100,000,000, on other social media channels, according to Clark. He recently created a behind-the-scenes feature […]

  • Video: How to make film developing chemicals using supplies in your home
    on 31st March 2020 at 2:39 pm

    Photographer Brendan Barry has published a new video instructing viewers on how to make their own caffenol developer and salt-based fixer using common household items and ingredients. The process is very simple with the most expensive item being the photo paper. The new tutorial follows a video Barry published last week showing how to turn an entire bedroom into a massive camera obscura. The new video is around 15 minutes long and it guides viewers through the entire process, starting from the […]

  • The gear that changed my (photographic) life: the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3
    on 31st March 2020 at 1:00 pm

    Looking back, the LX3's clever use of its sensor wasn't the aspect that had most impact on me. In terms of my own photography, probably the most significant camera I’ve owned is my first SLR: a Pentax P30 (P3 in the US). It was a birthday present, bought second-hand when I was in my early teens and it introduced me to many of the basic concepts of photography. It’s the camera I shot with when I tried my hand in the darkroom and it still holds a special place in my heart. I’ve […]