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.

ZEISS Photography Award

The third ZEISS Photography Award has opened for entries on the theme of 'Seeing Beyond – Untold Stories,' whether it be exploring a familiar theme from a different perspective or…

thambar lens

Leica has announced it is reviving the classic Thambar lens with the release of the new Thambar-M 1:2,2/90. The original was released in 1935 and the new Thambar inherits much of…

things to do

Each week, we highlight exhibitions and events that are ideal for photographers and photography lovers. Even if one of these picks isn’t for you, we hope it provides some inspiration.…

G1 X Mark III

Canon has announced the G1 X Mark III as its new flagship PowerShot compact camera. Aimed at serious enthusiast photographers, the zoom camera will be available from November 2017.

Sony FE 100-400mm

What is the Sony FE 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 GM OSS? The Sony FE 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 GM OSS is an optically stabilised long-telephoto zoom, designed to work with the firm’s full-frame E-mount…

In Amateur Photographer 21 October 2017 shoot for the stars – top tips for capturing the Milky Way and star trails. Plus, The Nikon D850 reviewed - ’simply the best’…

Element carbon

Manfrotto has launched two travel tripods aimed at beginners and enthusiasts under its new Element Carbon title. The Element Carbon will be available in large and small variants and can…