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A Brighton breezy day out with Olympus

16 Jul 2018 - 17:00 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

15 AP readers recently spent a gloriously sunny day in Brighton with Olympus, road testing the latest kit. Here's how they got on

Last month AP gave a second group of AP readers a chance to try out the latest Olympus cameras and …Continue reading »

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Hireacamera and Fujifilm launch Nationwide Try Before You Buy Initiative

9 Jul 2018 - 11:23 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Give Fujifilm kit a try before you buy it and get your hire fee refunded

New 'Try Before You Buy' scheme from Fujifilm and Hireacamera goes live

Life in Motion: Egon Schiele/Francesca Woodman

6 Jul 2018 - 15:00 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Tate Liverpool presents a joint show of two of the arts most intriguing outsiders. Oliver Atwell discovers more about the intersection of their lives and themes

Life in Motion exhibition
Tate Liverpool presents a joint show of two of the arts most intriguing outsiders. Oliver Atwell discovers more about the intersection of their lives and themes

Best lighting accessories under £100

5 Jul 2018 - 10:04 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

The quality of the light can make a spectacular image stand out from an ordinary one. Michael Topham takes a closer look at various lighting solutions under £100

acceossries under 100
The quality of the light can make a spectacular image stand out from an ordinary one. Michael Topham takes a closer look at various lighting solutions under £100

Masters of Landscape Photography: Seers of scenery

4 Jul 2018 - 15:53 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

A new book, Masters of Landscape Photography, features insights from some of the biggest names in the genre. Consultant editor Ross Hoddinott talks about its genesis with Geoff Harris

Masters of Landscape Photography
A new book, Masters of Landscape Photography, features insights from some of the biggest names in the genre. Consultant editor Ross Hoddinott talks about its genesis with Geoff Harris

Vintage cameras: collectable, usable and affordable

3 Jul 2018 - 12:33 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Don't assume classic cameras cost a bomb. John Wade reveals some great vintage buys you can shoot with today

Pentax 6x7
Don't assume classic cameras cost a bomb. John Wade reveals some great vintage buys you can shoot with today

MPs defeated by Lords in Parliamentary photo competition

2 Jul 2018 - 16:29 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Who are the most talented photographers in the Houses of Parliament? This burning question was answered today when the winners of the 2018 All Party Parliamentary Photography competition were revealed at an awards ceremony in the House of Commons.

Matt Hancock,
In a convincing show of photographic superiority, members of the House of Lords scooped four of the top five entries …Continue reading »

Image sharpening with Adobe CC

29 Jun 2018 - 16:25 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Confused about sharpening controls in Lightroom and Photoshop? James Paterson explains how to get the most out of them and avoid the pitfalls

Image sharpening
Confused about sharpening controls in Lightroom and Photoshop? James Paterson explains how to get the most out of them and avoid the pitfalls

Jane Bown retrospective goes on display in London

28 Jun 2018 - 14:00 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

See a gallery of photos taken by the noted photojournalist - an exhibition of Bown's work has gone on display at Proud Central today

The Beatles. Knole Park - filming promotional video for 'Penny Lane'. ©Jane Bown
A retrospective exhibition displaying the works of esteemed photojournalist Jane Bown is on display at Proud Central, until 12 August. …Continue reading »

Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS Sample Image Gallery

27 Jun 2018 - 14:59 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Sony has taken wraps off its latest telephoto prime lens - the Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS. Set to be a game-changer in sports and action photography, AP's Editor Nigel Atherton was one of the first of the photo press to try it out. View a gallery of shots, including links to full-size images below

Sony Alpha 9, 1/500sec, f/2.8 ISO 500. Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS
View a selection of full size images taken with the new Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS

Sony reveals 'game changing' FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS

27 Jun 2018 - 14:59 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Sony has announced its latest G Master lens, the FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS and says that the new technology it features will define the future of lens design.

Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS is announced for working professional photographers

Family portrait photography tips

27 Jun 2018 - 12:27 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Top pros offer their expert advice to help improve your portraiture skills. Here James Paterson gives his tips on shooting family portraits

Paterson family portraits
Discuss what it is your subjects want and start with tried-and-tested poses before advancing to more ambitious ideas. James Paterson gives his tips on shooting family portraits

Should you print your photographs at home?

26 Jun 2018 - 09:46 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

When you need to print at extra-large sizes or in high volumes, home printing can become impractical. Matthew Richards heads to the lab

Printing
When you need to print at extra-large sizes or in high volumes, home printing can become impractical. Matthew Richards heads to the lab

Essential tips for home processing black and white film

25 Jun 2018 - 12:36 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Processing your own film is a rewarding exercise and all part of the fun with black & white film photography. Matt Parry explains all

Home processing
Processing your own film is a rewarding exercise and all part of the fun with black & white film photography. Matt Parry explains all

Digital Photographer Issue 202 is now on sale!

25 Jun 2018 - 11:56 from news.dphotographer.co.uk
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Tips on how to photograph summer birds

22 Jun 2018 - 14:17 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

With long daylight hours and the breeding season in full swing, summer is a great time to hone your bird photography skills, says Oscar Dewhurst

bird photography
With long daylight hours and the breeding season in full swing, summer is a great time to hone your bird photography skills, says Oscar Dewhurst

Sigma 85mm f/1.4 Art DG HSM Sony E-mount sample image gallery

21 Jun 2018 - 09:49 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

The Sigma 85mm f/1.4 Art DG HSM was launched in 2017, but with the new Sony E-mount version now available we couldn't resist taking some sample images to find out how it performs with the Sony A7R III. View a gallery of shots, including links to full-size images below

Sony A7R III, 1/1250sec, f/2 ISO 100. Sigma 85mm f/1.4 Art DG HSM Sony E-mount
View full size images taken with the Sigma 85mm f/1.4 Art DG HSM (Sony E-mount)

Using social media for photographers - top tips

19 Jun 2018 - 09:02 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Social media, particularly Instagram, can really help build an audience for your images. Jon Devo shares his social secrets

Social media
Social media, particularly Instagram, can really help build an audience for your images. Jon Devo shares his social secrets

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 EF sample image gallery

18 Jun 2018 - 10:01 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

We've got hands on with Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 EF - a new, fast aperture, short telephoto, autofocus lens for Canon DSLR photographers. View a gallery of shots, including links to full-size images below

Canon EOS 5DS R 1/500 sec f/2.8 ISO 200. Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 EF
View full size images taken with the Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 EF

Samyang unveils 85mm Canon mount portrait lens

18 Jun 2018 - 08:59 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

The 85mm f/1.4 EF is a new short telephoto autofocus lens for Canon DSLR photographers from budget optics manufacturer, Samyang.

Weighing in at just 485g, and measuring 72mm long (without the lens hood and rear cap), the Samyang 85mm f/1.4 …Continue reading »

Prime portraits: best lenses for portraits

15 Jun 2018 - 12:42 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Andy Westlake recommends the best optics to consider for shooting excellent people pictures.

Lenses for portrait pictures
Andy Westlake recommends the best optics to consider, for shooting excellent people pictures

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11 May 2018 - 10:50 from news.dphotographer.co.uk
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Issue 200 is here!

3 May 2018 - 12:19 from news.dphotographer.co.uk
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Shoot your best springtime images

2 May 2018 - 13:25 from news.dphotographer.co.uk
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