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.

Memento Smart Frame 35 lead

Lars Rehm tests a high-resolution digital picture frame that is an alternative to photographic print

Fred Mortagne California 2015

Photographer Fred Mortagne has built a career capturing the athletic skills of skateboarders. Oliver Atwell talks to him about light, location and Leica

Amateur Photographer cover Feb 18 2017 for web

In Amateur Photographer 18 February 2017 we help you get the most from your lenses, from how to find your lens’s ‘sweet spot’ for pin-sharp results, to fixing common types…

Audley Jarvis takes a closer look at Sony’s flagship APS-C mirrorless camera

The winners of the prestigious World Press Photo award have been revealed, with Associated Press photographer Burhan Ozbilici scooping the grand prize

Ali Shams street photography

Iranian photographer Ali Shams has been making a name for himself with his black & white street photography taken with his trusty iPhone. He talks to Oliver Atwell about his…

Red squirrel in snow

This time of year is perfect for photographing seasonal wildlife such as hares, waders and squirrels. Top nature photographers John and Tracy Langley share their best tips