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  • How to connect your phone to a Sony camera: Sony Imaging Edge Mobile
    by Richard Sibley on 16th January 2020 at 4:45 pm

    In the first of a new series looking at how to connect your camera to your smartphone, Richard Sibley outlines the key features of Sony Imaging Edge MobileImages can be transferred individually or in batches using Sony’s Imaging Edge Mobile appIn the first of a new series looking at how to connect your camera to your smartphone, Richard Sibley outlines the key features of Sony Imaging Edge Mobile

  • The power of change
    by Amateur Photographer on 13th January 2020 at 9:21 am

    Sometimes, we need to consider making big changes. Tracy Calder talks to three photographers who embraced change - be it camera systems or their very way of lifeKate is a visual storyteller who takes the trouble to get to know her subjects.Sometimes, we need to consider making big changes. Tracy Calder talks to three photographers who embraced change - be it camera systems or their very way of life

  • What’s In Your Kit Bag?
    by Niki Robinson on 8th January 2020 at 6:00 pm

    Have you ever thought about how much kit you’ve got in your kit bag? Really sat and thought about it. …Continue reading »

  • Nikon Coolpix P950 adds 4K video and Raw support
    by Michael Topham on 7th January 2020 at 3:00 am

    Nikon adds the P950 to its lineup of Coolpix Bridge Compacts and sits just below the Nikon Coolpix P1000Nikon adds the P950 to its lineup of Coolpix Bridge Compacts

  • A second-hand classic: Fujifilm X-T10
    by Advertising feature by MPB on 5th January 2020 at 2:42 pm

    Buying a used Fujifilm X-T10 is a great way of getting into Fujifilm’s outstanding XT series at a very reasonable priceBuying a used X-T10 is a great way of getting into Fujifilm’s outstanding XT series at a very reasonable price

  • How to take better headshots
    by Amateur Photographer on 2nd January 2020 at 9:17 am

    We visit the studio of professional portrait photographer Chris Bailey to see how he shoots headshots using Rotolight's AEOS and NEO 2 LEDsCredit: Chris BaileyWe visit the studio of professional portrait photographer Chris Bailey to see how he shoots headshots using Rotolight's AEOS and NEO 2 LEDs

  • Best photography competitions to enter in 2020
    by Amateur Photographer on 28th December 2019 at 3:58 pm

    Neil Leatham, winner Round 1 2018 APOY ‘Mad about Mono'Oliver Atwell rounds up some of the most popular and interesting photography competitions open to UK-based photographers...

  • What type of Photography cover do you need?
    by Stevie Keen on 20th December 2019 at 9:34 am

    Shot of a young photographer taking a picture from the top of a mountainPhotography insurance. It’s probably one of those things you know you need, but perhaps haven’t got around to sorting yet. …Continue reading »

  • Nominate your ‘Unsung Hero of Photography’
    by Stevie Keen on 18th December 2019 at 5:00 pm

    There are a lot of passionate people out there who are using photography to make a positive contribution to society, and we want to honour them in a brand-new award. It’s called the Unsung Hero Award, in association with Ripe Photography Insurance, and this award is designed to shine a spotlight on dedicated, passionate members of the photography community who aren’t getting the recognition they deserve.Little girl teaching how to use digital cameraWe are looking to celebrate the […]

  • The best lenses of 2019
    by Stevie Keen on 13th December 2019 at 5:30 pm

    If you're looking to add to your kit you can't go wrong selecting from our pick of the best lenses released in 2019.If you're looking to add to your kit you can't go wrong selecting from our pick of the best lenses released in 2019.

  • The best cameras of 2019
    by Stevie Keen on 13th December 2019 at 3:11 pm

    Our pick of the best cameras we've used and reviewed over the past 12 monthsHaving tested a lot of cameras in 2019, we’ve certainly got our favourites. From those that packed great features into …Continue reading »

  • How to take sharp photographs
    by Stevie Keen on 11th December 2019 at 5:03 pm

    How many times have you carefully set up your composition, then dialled in the aperture, shutter speed and ISO to …Continue reading »

  • Best gloves for photographers
    by Michael Topham on 10th December 2019 at 3:00 pm

    Keeping your hands warm and dry while having complete control of your camera is essential during the cold winter months. Michael Topham goes in search of the best pair of gloves for photographers Winter is here, and cold hands are a photographer’s worst enemy. Michael Topham rounds up the best gloves for operating a camera in chilly conditions

  • 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, […]

  • Second January Daily Competition Winner Announced
    on 17th January 2020 at 9:59 am

    It's time to reveal the second winner of a 32GB Samsung MicroSD memory card in January's Daily Competition.

  • Camera For Kids Discounted! Victure Kids Camera Now £24.99 On Amazon Lightning Deal
    on 17th January 2020 at 9:36 am

    The Victure Kids Digital Camera is on a Lightning Deal over on Amazon UK where it's currently priced at under £25.

  • Wex Photographer Of The Year 2020 #WexMonday Exhibition
    on 17th January 2020 at 9:10 am

    The Wex 'Photographer of the Year 2020' awards evening kicked off with the Wex London exhibition of 47 winning images, now being displayed in the London store and Stuart Fawcett went along for ePHOTOzine to find out more and to meet some of the photographers involved.

  • Save Up To 20% On Smartphone and Camera Accessories From AmazonBasics
    on 16th January 2020 at 10:11 am

    USB cables, tripods, bags and more currently have savings of up to 20% applied to them over on Amazon UK.

  • Hasselblad XCD 4/45P Auto Focus Lens Announced
    on 17th January 2020 at 8:20 pm

    Designed to further the capabilities of all X System cameras, the XCD 4/45P is a new lightweight and compact lens from Hasselblad.

  • Sony Announce New Shooting Grip With Wireless Remote Commander
    on 15th January 2020 at 9:59 am

    Sony's new shooting grip connects to your Sony camera via Bluetooth and has a tilt feature that allows for flexible vertical angle adjustment for easy shooting without cables.

  • Two New Stores For Wex Photo Video
    on 17th January 2020 at 8:20 pm

    Wex Photo Video announces retail expansion with Milton Keynes and Birmingham store openings.

  • ePHOTOzine Christmas Prize Draw 2019 Winners Announced
    on 14th January 2020 at 9:39 am

    Are you a 2019 Christmas Prize Draw winner? Read on to find out if you're one of the lucky members.

  • Tokina launches 85mm F1.8 FE prime for full-frame Sony cameras
    on 17th January 2020 at 1:00 am

    Tokina has announced the release of its new atx-m 85mm F1.8 FE lens for full-frame Sony E-mount mirrorless camera systems. This lens marks the debut of Tokina’s new ‘atx-m’ mirrorless lens series, which will offer various lens designs for different mounts and sensor formats. The 85mm F1.8 FE lens is constructed of ten elements in seven groups and features one low-dispersion (SD) element. Tokina has also used its Super Low Reflection Multi-coating throughout the lens, which […]

  • Researchers develop lithium-sulphur battery that can power a phone for five days
    on 16th January 2020 at 9:21 pm

    Image courtesy of Monash University Researchers led by Monash University in Australia have developed what they say is the 'most efficient' version of a lithium-sulfur battery; one capable of powering a smartphone for five full days of continuous use. The team has filed a patent for the manufacturing process they developed and they report interest from 'some of the world's largest manufacturers.' Prototype lithium-sulfur power cells were manufactured in Germany, according to an announcement from […]