AP-cover-8-Feb-2014

News
Fujifilm unveils 16.3-million-pixel X-T1 compact system camera; Olympus launches OM-D E-M10 CSC with built-in Wi-Fi; Ricoh phases out GXR system; Hasselblad to launch 50-million-pixel, CMOS-sensor, medium-format camera

Review
The latest books, exhibitions and websites

Competition
Win a taste of an Estonian winter! Your chance to spend five days photographing Estonia’s wildlife with top wildlife photographer and AP contributor Luke Massey

CES round-up
We take an in-depth look at the latest photo products at the world’s biggest electronics show in Las Vegas, USA

The final frame
Roger Hicks celebrates the diversity of opinion among photographers, even if he can’t always relate to them

Photo insight
Landscape photographer Mark Banks explains how he was battling tricky conditions on the Isle of Arran when he saw the chance to construct an abstract shot

Masterclass
With its world-famous bridges, Newcastle’s historic waterfront is the ideal setting for a mid-winter landscape Masterclass, as Tom Mackie shows five readers how to get great architectural results on the river. Gill Mullins reports

Testbench: six of the best
Callum McInerney-Riley tests a selection of the best softboxes designed specifically to be used with hotshoe-mounted flashguns

Ask AP
Our experts answer your questions

AP explains… raw conversion
Professor Bob Newman describes how raw files are produced and processed

Letters
AP readers speak out on the week’s issues

Backchat
As we strive for aesthetic perfection, we are neglecting our emotional engagement with our images, says AP reader Graham Smith

Reader spotlight
Another selection of superb reader images

Appraisal
Chris Gatcum examines your images, offering words of wisdom and constructive advice

Moments in time
James Whitlow Delano’s black & white reportage photography aims to highlight the plight of others in a timeless manner, as he explains to Jade Lord

The winter’s tale
It’s time to stop using the cold as an excuse not to pick up your camera. Landscape photographer Martin Leighton talks to Jon Stapley about shooting great winter scenes

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