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.

Quick sand

Persuading her model to lie in a chilly wading pool was one of the challenges facing Jane Long as she set out to create this striking composite

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5

How does the new flagship mirrorless camera from Panasonic stack up against its predecessor? Find out in this GH5 and GH4 comparison

Amateur Photographer cover Jan 21 2017 for web

In Amateur Photographer 21 January 2017 we have tips to help you get the best shots of wild birds plus a full review of the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

Amy Drucker Family Portraits

It's always a good time for candid images of young family members that you will treasure all year round. Amy Drucker shares her insights and tips on shooting family portraits

Wex Photographic today announces the winners of its annual Wex Photographer of the Year competition, with Neil Burnell from South West England scooping first prize.

One of the North's premiere photography galleries celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2017, with a new programme of events concerned with the region's history and influence