Amateur Photographer is the world’s oldest weekly photographic magazine, established in 1884. It is the respected authority for news and reviews, with detailed tests and investigations on the latest equipment. The weekly contents includes interviews and columns from many of the world’s leading photographers and practical technique to inspire and enthuse the devoted readership, to whom taking photos is far more than just a hobby.

Contributors include professional nature photographer Andy Rouse, renowned photographer Heather Angel, classic camera expert Ivor Matanle, and photographic author Roger Hicks, among many others – while the alumni includes the likes of David Bailey and Bob Carlos Clarke.

Whether online or in print, Amateur Photographer is essential reading for those interested in buying photographic equipment or wanting advice about improving their picture taking.

Zoom lenses are great for giving you the most flexibility, enabling a range of focal lengths to be accessible without having to change the lens. However, it can be tough trying…

In Amateur Photographer 29 July 2017 we have an expert guide to mirrorless cameras, showing the best models currently available. Plus a record-breaking camera collector, an interview with documentary photographer…

The Vest pocket kodak and the first world war

In his new book, author and military historian Jon Cooksey looks back at the one camera that was able to democratise photography for the troops of the First World War…

Perfect camera set-up

Taking some time to set up your camera from the outset will help you get the right settings for the right moment. Angela Nicholson guides you through the process

Looking for photography things-to-do this weekend? Each week, we’ll be picking out some exhibitions and events that are ideal for photographers and photography lovers. Innovate UK – in focus Innovate UK…

Paul Severn is a professional golf photographer with more than 15 years of experience, covering players, and working for sponsors on the European and US tours. Paul works with a…

Lens flare

It gets a bad rap, but flare can be used to tell a story or enhance the summery mood of landscapes and portraits. Jeremy Walker and Tom Calton show how