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News
Wartime images under threat; Enthusiast scoops $5,000 Sony Open title; UK photographer wins international food title; Lytro revamps light field camera; Samsung unveils 20.7-million-pixel Galaxy K Zoom

Review
The latest books, exhibitions and websites

Competition
Win a Samsung NX300 with 20-50mm f/3.5-5.6 lens

The final frame
Is photography now just so common that we take it for granted? Roger Hicks examines how we value our pictures

Photo insight
Jasper Wilkins talks about the power of photography, and the portrait image that won him first place in the Olympus and Exhibitr Student Photography Competition

Masterclass
In front of a record crowd, five readers join Mark Pain pitch-side at Wembley to capture the drama of a top-flight Premiership rugby union match. Phil Hall reports

Testbench: six of the best
The AP team presents six of the best ND grad filters to suit all budgets

The best Nikon APS-C DSLRs
There are similarities and subtle differences between the D3300, D5300 and D7100 in Nikon’s APS-C DSLR line-up, which makes choosing between them a tough decision. We compare the abilities of each to see which model offers the best image quality

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Our experts answer your questions

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400
With a 50x optical zoom and a 20.4-million-pixel sensor, the Cyber-shot DSC-HX400 is Sony’s latest bridge camera. Callum McInerney-Riley puts it to the test

Samsung Galaxy S5
Samsung’s flagship smartphone has a 16-million-pixel sensor and is able to focus faster than you blink, so is the Galaxy S5 perfect for those who simply must have a capable camera in their pocket at all times? Jon Devo finds out

AP explains… exposing to the right
Professor Bob Newman on how to improve the quality of your raw images by exposing ‘to the right’

Letters
AP readers speak out on the week’s issues

Backchat
AP reader Susan Durrant reveals the joy in printing your own high-quality images at home

Reader spotlight
Another selection of superb reader images

Appraisal
Damien Demolder examines your images, offering words of wisdom and constructive advice

Washed up
American photographer Barry Rosenthal discusses his project Found in Nature and his tireless efforts to document the waste found washed up on New York’s coastal shores

Ain’t no mountain high enough
With his penchant for mountain landscapes and wilderness, Colin Prior is challenging his skills on a four-year project in the Karakoram mountain range in Pakistan. 
He talks to Andrew James

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