What’s in Amateur Photographer 13 December 2014

 

Sony Alpha 7 II
We take a first look at the update to Sony’s ground-breaking full-frame Alpha 7

29 essential winter landscape tips
Four top landscape photographers provide expert advice for shooting in the cold

Covering the world
Bill Marr, National Geographic’s creative director, discusses a new book featuring the magazine’s iconic covers

Lonely planet
Zoltan Bekefy explains how he takes his minimalist black & white images

Another brick in the wall
A working camera made from Lego? Cary Norton explains how and why he made the Legotron

Appraisal
Damien Demolder examines your images

Samsung NX1
The NX1 features the world’s first APS-C-sized, 28-million-pixel, BSI sensor. Jon Devo tries it out

Rally action
The new Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM | S has caused quite a stir among wildlife and sports photographers. We find out how it performs in the field

Travel tripods
We review a selection of lightweight travel tripods costing less than £100

7 days
A week in photography

Inbox
Your letters and guess the date competition

Accessories
Useful gadgets to enhance your photography, from phones to filters

Technical Support
Expert advice, tips, tricks and more

Final Analysis
Roger Hicks considers… Thelonious Monk (1965) by W Eugene Smith

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