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  • Better than half price subscription offer – this week only
    by Geoff Harris on 18th June 2019 at 12:07 pm

    Save big time on the UK's best photography magazine, but hurry up, this bumper deal ends on Sunday 23 JuneFor one week only, you can subscribe to Amateur Photographer magazine from just £18.99 per quarter, which represents a major …Continue reading » […]

  • Enjoy some of the world’s best dog photos
    by Geoff Harris on 17th June 2019 at 4:49 pm

    Big names like Elliott Erwitt rub shoulders with lower profile photographers, but all are united by their love of dogs. Do drop by if you are near Battersea this weekZelda Cheatle, the renowned photographic editor and curator, has brought together an exhibition of works from some of the world’s …Continue reading » […]

  • Master Photomerge in Lightroom for outstanding resolution
    by Amateur Photographer on 13th June 2019 at 3:08 pm

    Get to grips with Lightroom’s powerful HDR and Panorama Merge features with James Paterson’s 20 top tipsGet to grips with Lightroom’s powerful HDR and Panorama Merge features with James Paterson’s 20 top tips […]

  • The habits of highly successful landscape photographers
    by Geoff Harris on 13th June 2019 at 12:10 pm

    A great new video on YouTube features some essential tips to help you get better scenic shotsUS landscape photographer Mark Denney is a man on a mission – as well as looking a bit like Dave …Continue reading » […]

  • Tory leadership hopeful spent nearly £9k on photography
    by Geoff Harris on 13th June 2019 at 11:44 am

    Forget cocaine or Boris Johnson's clangers in the past, photography is the latest bone of contention in the fractious leadership contestEsther McVey - UK Parliament official portraits 2017High-profile MP Esther McVey, a former TV personality turned candidate for the Tory leadership, is under scrutiny following revelations that …Continue reading » […]

  • CameraWorld LIVE revs up for Brands Hatch
    by Geoff Harris on 12th June 2019 at 11:08 am

    CameraWorld LIVE, the roadshow of the eponymous retailer, is taking place at the iconic Brands Hatch racetrack in Kent on 12 JulyAs well as exclusive discounts from the major retailer, CameraWorld LIVE will feature talks and demonstrations from top pros, including …Continue reading » […]

  • New Tamron 35mm lens for full-frame DSLRs
    by Geoff Harris on 12th June 2019 at 11:00 am

    Tamron has announced the SP 35mm F/1.4 Di USD prime lens for Canon and Nikon full-frame DSLRs, which was first announced at the CP+ camera show in Japan in February this year.This rain- and moisture-resistant lens features 14 elements in 10 groups, including four LD (Low Dispersion) and three GM (Glass …Continue reading » […]

  • Snap up a Magnum print
    by Geoff Harris on 11th June 2019 at 3:14 pm

    Get signed, museum-quality prints at an affordable price‘Obsessions’ Magnum’s Square Print Sale, gives a rare chance to buy prints from some of the agency’s most famous members, …Continue reading » […]

  • Sony FE 600mm F4 GM OSS super-tele unveiled
    by Andy Westlake on 11th June 2019 at 1:59 pm

    Sony has launched a new super-telephoto prime, in the shape of the FE 600mm F4 GM OSS. The Sony FE 600mm F4 GM OSS is a high-end telephoto prime for full-frame mirrorless cameras such as the Alpha 9As the tenth member of the firm’s premium G Master range, the Sony FE 600mm F4 GM OSS promises to …Continue reading » […]

  • Work faster and smarter in Lightroom with Profiles
    by Amateur Photographer on 11th June 2019 at 11:38 am

    Recently introduced to Lightroom, Profiles are the best way to kick-start your image editing. Here are 20 top tips to get you up and runningRecently introduced to Lightroom, Profiles are the best way to kick-start your image editing. Here are 20 top tips to get you up and running […]

  • ACROS the sea with the X-T3
    by Nigel Atherton on 8th June 2019 at 4:17 pm

    AP Editor Nigel Atherton used a Fujifilm X-T3 in its ACROS Film Simulation mode to document crew life aboard a luxury cruiseshipThe 56mm f/1.2 is a superb portrait lens. 1/60sec f/1.4, ISO 800I recently spent 17 days sailing around the South Pacific on Holland America Line’s Maasdam. Sailing from Brisbane, Australia, the …Continue reading » […]

  • 6 of the best GPS mapping options for landscape photographers
    by Amateur Photographer on 8th June 2019 at 11:13 am

    Plan your landscape shoots with precision and never lose your way. James Abbott looks at the best GPS mapping options for every budgetPlan your landscape shoots with precision and never lose your way. James Abbott looks at six of the best GPS mapping options available for every budget […]

  • Expert tips for award-winning macro shots
    by Amateur Photographer on 7th June 2019 at 11:07 am

    Winners of the Close-up Photographer of the Year competition, which is supported by Sigma UK, share their techniques with Tracy CalderNikon D810, Nikon AF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro, ISO 100, 1/250sec at f/16. Accessories: Flashes with custom-made diffusers, flash bracket. Post processing: Lightroom, light cropping of the imageAward winners of Close-up Photographer of the Year, which is supported by Sigma UK, share their techniques, writes Tracy Calder […]

  • Nik Collection revamped, now has built-in Raw support
    by Geoff Harris on 6th June 2019 at 12:04 pm

    Silver Efex Pro and the rest gets first major upgrade, and you no longer have to rely on Adobe Camera Raw to work directly with Raw files. Good news for Creative Cloud nay-sayers, but it's all far from free...After acquiring the Nik Collection of creative image-processing plug-ins from Google in 2017, DxO has launched its  first major upgrade. …Continue reading » […]

  • Panasonic releases fast 10-25mm lens
    by Geoff Harris on 6th June 2019 at 11:50 am

    Panasonic used the recent Cine Gear 2019 show in Los Angeles to launch its Leica DG Vario-Summilux 10-25mm f/1.7 ASPH lens for Micro Four Thirds.This wide-aperture zoom lens, which was announced at last year’s Photokina, has a fast constant aperture of f/1.7 and a …Continue reading » […]

  • How photography can heal your life
    by Geoff Harris on 6th June 2019 at 11:04 am

    Following last year’s feature on how photography can help with mental health, Geoff Harris finds more stories that reveal the therapeutic and healing power of image makingFrog Spawn before dawn high on the Long Mynd, focus and exposure stackedFollowing last year’s feature on how photography can help with mental health, Geoff Harris finds more stories that reveal the therapeutic power of image making […]

  • Be a more ethical wildlife photographer
    by Amateur Photographer on 6th June 2019 at 10:18 am

    The welfare of wildlife is far more important than any photograph. Paul Hobson explains all you need to know about the ethics and laws surrounding wildlife photographyThe welfare of wildlife is far more important than any photograph. Paul Hobson explains all you need to know about the ethics and laws surrounding wildlife photography […]

  • Finding the perfect location for landscape photography
    by Amateur Photographer on 6th June 2019 at 10:17 am

    If you’ve ever wondered how to find the best locations for landscape photography, James Abbott shares great tips for being in the right place at the right timeIf you’ve ever wondered how to find the best locations for landscape photography, James Abbott shares great tips for being in the right place at the right tim […]

  • Second-hand digital camera bargains
    by Audley Jarvis on 4th June 2019 at 10:46 am

    If you have a strict budget and aren't fussed about having the latest model then it might be worth considering a used camera, says Audley JarvisIf you have a strict budget and aren't fussed about having the latest model then it might be worth considering a used camera, says Audley Jarvis […]

  • Owl be back: get great shots of barn owls
    by Amateur Photographer on 4th June 2019 at 10:45 am

    Barn owls are popular and photogenic birds; however they are a protected species. Oscar Dewhurst explains how and when to capture them with minimal disturbanceExposing for the sunlit owl meant the background was rendered darker. Nikon D800, 400mm with 2x teleconverter, 1/1000sec at f/5.6, ISO 1250Barn owls are popular and photogenic birds; however they are a protected species. Oscar Dewhurst explains how and when to capture them with minimal disturbanc […]

  • June Photo Month Week 2 Winner Revealed
    on 18th June 2019 at 10:31 am

    It's time to announce the second winner in June's Photo Month competition. […]

  • Astronomy Photographer Of The Year 2019 Picks Its Shortlist
    on 19th June 2019 at 2:59 am

    A photography competition which is, quite literally, out of this world has chosen the photographers who have made the shortlist. […]

  • X-Rite 'Portrait' Competition Winners Announced
    on 19th June 2019 at 2:59 am

    It's time to reveal the 2 winners of the X-Rite 'Portrait' competition where 2 i1Display Pro calibration devices are up for grabs. […]

  • 30% Off Picfair Plus - Sell Your Photos Easily!
    on 17th June 2019 at 12:33 pm

    Picfair is offering ePHOTOzine members an exclusive 30% discount on their Plus photo store and marketplace. […]

  • Nokia 9 PureView Lens Profile Added To Adobe Lightroom
    on 17th June 2019 at 10:43 am

    A lens profile for the Nokia 9 PureView has been added to Adobe Lightroom, giving users greater control over the editing process and how the final image looks. […]

  • Mayfly Image Awarded POTW Accolade
    on 17th June 2019 at 10:34 am

    An image of a mayfly has been awarded the Photo of the Week Accolade. […]

  • New Carry-On Size Rolling Case From Tamrac
    on 17th June 2019 at 10:08 am

    The Tamrac SpeedRoller International rolling-case is built to carry and protect heavy camera gear and a laptop. […]

  • Super Saturday 15 June Winner Announced
    on 17th June 2019 at 9:54 am

    It's time to reveal the winner of the Super Saturday competition from 15 June. […]

  • Super Saturday 15 June - 32GB Samsung MicroSD Card Up For Grabs!
    on 19th June 2019 at 2:59 am

    Get your entries in for the chance to win a 32GB Samsung MicroSD card just in time for your holidays! […]

  • Nikon's president confirms a 'D5' mirrorless equivalent is in the works
    on 18th June 2019 at 4:18 pm

    Japanese business publication Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun has shared a quote from a recent interview with Nikon's CEO, Mr. Toshikazu Umatate, wherein he says a flagship mirrorless camera—equivalent to Nikon's D5 DSLR—will be introduced. The quote, translated via Google from Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun's paywalled coverage (translated), reads: Nikon to introduce a top-end model of the mirror-less camera. Time is a non-published, but Umatate Toshikazu president was revealed in response to the […]