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Are you a Sony Alpha user? Then join us on our FREE London Christmas Photo Walk with Zeiss

6 Dec 2019 - 15:00 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk
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

2 Dec 2019 - 10:26 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

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 from

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Looking 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

2 Dec 2019 - 09:15 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Fujifilm's flagship London store opens its doors to the public at 11am on Tuesday 3rd December

The 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

29 Nov 2019 - 11:55 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Camera maintenance can save you heartache, missed shots and pricey repairs. Angela Nicholson explains how to keep your kit in top condition

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Looking 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

27 Nov 2019 - 17:14 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Creating images full of mood and atmosphere takes a keen eye and an ability to see order in chaos, as Neil Burnell explains

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'Tangle' shot at Wistman's Wood in Devon. Nikon Z 7, 24-70mm lens, 1/10sec at f/5.6, ISO 64
Creating 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

27 Nov 2019 - 14:29 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

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, 2016
Launched in 2010, The Wisden MCC Cricket Photograph Of The Year 2019 competition is now taking entries and is open to all photographers, amateur or professional, from across the world.

What are LUTs and how do you use them?

23 Nov 2019 - 09:41 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

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 photographers

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Don'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 sing
Keen to get a more distinctive look for your images, with more 'cinematic' colours and tones? As Geoff Harris explains, it's time to fall in love with LUTs

How to reduce noise in your photos with DxO PhotoLab 2

22 Nov 2019 - 08:07 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

DxO's powerful raw editor has a reputation of being one of the best noise-fixing tools. James Paterson shows how to reduce noise in photos with PhotoLab 2

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When reducing noise in DxO it is important to retain details
DxO's powerful raw editor has a reputation of being one of the best noise-fixing tools. James Paterson explores the impressive feature set

How to photograph black & white winter landscapes

20 Nov 2019 - 10:44 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Three of the UK's top landscape photographers deliver their top tips for capturing stunning black & white landscapes

Winter photos texture and form
Credit: David Clapp
Three of the UK's top landscape photographers deliver their top tips for capturing stunning black & white landscapes

On Your Bike

15 Nov 2019 - 14:13 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

AP teamed up with MPB to challenge some of our readers to get some great shots at the Peaks Tour Sportive, here's what they came up with.

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It takes a special set of skills to take great action and sports photographs. The pressure to deliver is intense …Continue reading »

How to make scanner art: techniques and ideas for experimenting with scanography

13 Nov 2019 - 10:01 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Claire Gillo reveals her creative top tips and tricks for making a digital photographic image using a flatbed scanner

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Claire Gillo reveals her creative top tips and tricks for making a digital photographic image using a flatbed scanner

Large format photography with the Intrepid Camera Company

8 Nov 2019 - 11:50 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

The Intrepid Camera Company is a small manufacturing company shaking up the world of large-format photography from a workshop in Brighton. Ailsa McWhinnie finds out more

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The fourth generation of the Intrepid 5x4in - the camera that started the story
In a workshop in Brighton, a small manufacturing company is shaking up the world of large-format photography. Ailsa McWhinnie finds out more

Win a 5,000 photography bursary!

4 Nov 2019 - 13:32 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Amateur Photographer has teamed up with used specialists, MPB, to announce the very first MPB Rising Star Bursary. It's open to amateur photographers of any age or experience level

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Amateur Photographer has teamed up with used specialists, MPB, to announce the very first MPB Rising Star Bursary. It's open …Continue reading »

The top 3 filters you need for superb landscape shots

28 Oct 2019 - 14:17 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Verity Milligan shares why you only need three filters in your kit bag and how to get great results with them

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To reduce the glare and make the rainbow pop, a polarising filter is the best option and one that Verity likes to use most of the time. Olympus E-M5 Mark II, 40-150mm, 1/60sec at f/14, ISO 200.
Verity Milligan shares why you only need three filters in your kit bag and how to get great results with them

Second-hand classic: Nikon D7200

27 Oct 2019 - 14:20 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

It might be four years old, but the Nikon D7200 still presents its own advantages over the new D7500

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It might be four years old, but the Nikon D7200 still presents its own advantages over the new D7500

How a national cancer campaign was created with an old camera and no photography experience

27 Oct 2019 - 10:55 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Lorraine Milligan had just taken up photography when her partner was diagnosed with male breast cancer. With little experience and only the most basic gear she created a national awareness campaign. She tells Nigel Atherton the inspirational story

In March 2018, Lorraine Milligan's father gave her his old Nikon D40 for her birthday, with its kit lens and …Continue reading »

Our best documentary, street and architecture photography tips

26 Oct 2019 - 14:19 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

We share top tips and techniques so you can catch amazing images

Documentary moment
Credit: Claire Gillo
We share top tips and techniques so you can catch amazing images

Michael Topham: should we lease rather than buy pricey cameras?

25 Oct 2019 - 14:22 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Buying a camera outright is an expensive thing to do. Could leasing cameras in the future be the way to go?

Viewpoint Panasonic Lumix S series
Panasonic is currently offering photographers the chance to try Lumix S series cameras for free
Buying a camera outright is an expensive thing to do. Could leasing cameras in the future be the way to go?

The biggest photo disasters and how to avoid them

25 Oct 2019 - 14:18 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Think you're having a tough week? Kick back with - and learn from - these 24 painful and funny photographic fiascos

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Credit: Caron Steele
Think you're having a tough week? Kick back with - and learn from - these 24 painful and funny photographic fiascos

New Canon RF-mount lenses arrive

24 Oct 2019 - 05:00 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Canon introduces the RF 70-200mm F2.8L IS USM and RF 85mm F1.2L USM DS into its lineup of RF mount lenses

Canon has bolstered its lineup of RF-mount lenses by adding the RF 70-200mm F2.8L IS USM and RF 85mm F1.2L …Continue reading »

Digital Photographer Website closure

15 Apr 2019 - 13:32 from news.dphotographer.co.uk
Digital Photographer moves to Digital Camera World

Mirrorless reinvented

23 Aug 2018 - 18:04 from news.dphotographer.co.uk
Nikon unveil the next generation of competitive full-frame CSCs

Digital Photographer Issue 203 is out now!

25 Jul 2018 - 09:25 from news.dphotographer.co.uk
Read the newest issue of your favourite monthly photo magazine today

Manually blend your exposures

23 Jul 2018 - 11:03 from news.dphotographer.co.uk
Balancing shadows and highlights is vital. Manual exposure blending can be a cleaner option than HDR

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10 Jul 2018 - 17:17 from news.dphotographer.co.uk
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9 Jul 2018 - 15:33 from news.dphotographer.co.uk
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Digital Photographer Issue 202 is now on sale!

25 Jun 2018 - 11:56 from news.dphotographer.co.uk
Explore the latest issue of Digital Photographer

Get more from Puppet Warp

11 May 2018 - 10:50 from news.dphotographer.co.uk
Utilise this specialist tool for essential photo corrections

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10 May 2018 - 17:36 from news.dphotographer.co.uk
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Subtly increase dynamic range

10 May 2018 - 17:25 from news.dphotographer.co.uk
Use Photoshop Layers to balance highlight and shadow detail in high contrast lighting