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What’s in Amateur Photographer 8 August 2015

10 sports photography commandments
With a sport-filled summer on the go and the Rugby World Cup only weeks away, four top photographers share their expert tips on how to get breathtaking action shots

Reach for the stars
We take a look at a selection of images from the Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2015 shortlist

Step by step
Craig Roberts explores the charm and visual potential of staircases – an often overlooked photographic opportunity

Reader portfolio
Spotlight on readers’ excellent images and how they captured them

Appraisal
Expert advice and top tips on improving your pictures from Damien Demolder

Digital projectors
There’s no better way to share your masterpieces than via a projector, but which one should you buy? John Archer puts five prime contenders to the test

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR
In his field test, Phil Hall takes this monster Nikkor optic on safari and finds out if it’s the dream lens for sports and wildlife photographers

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… ‘Bombay, India, 1981’, by Alex Webb

 

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