Canon EOS 5D Mark IV golden-hour image

Can the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV keep up with the competition? Matty Graham puts this full-frame DSLR to the test on a trip to Norway, shooting landscapes by day…

  AP Editor Nigel Atherton was the host and tour guide for the day, which started with heavy rain and ended with sunshine and blue sky – giving the participants…

Amateur Photographer 21 April 2018 front cover for web

In Amateur Photographer 21 April we see what can be achieved if you push your kit to its limits, be it wide apertures, fast/slow shutter speeds or high ISOs. Plus,…

still-life photography

Still-life photography leaves nothing to chance. Tim Clinch explains how to maximise the potential of this classical and underused genre of photography

Panasonic’s latest rangefinder-style mirrorless camera ticks a lot of the right boxes and offers some unique features, but just fails to wow Andy Westlake

Tim Flach: Hyacinth macaw

  Have you ever looked at a photograph you’ve had printed and felt a little bit of disappointment with what you saw? The way the colours weren’t as vibrant as…

Amateur Photographer 14 April 2018 Cover

In AP 14 April, we show you how to master the long-exposure technique for more creative pictures. Plus, we review the Canon EOS M50 and Olympus PEN E-PL9

Leica has revealed the full specifications for its latest zoom lens for its full-frame SL system. The Super-Vario-Elmar 16-35mm f/3.5-4.5 ASPH. brings the total number of zoom lenses for the…

Macro insects and bugs

Macro photography proves that small is beautiful, and is a wonderful way to reveal the intricacies of insects and bugs. Ross Hoddinott gives his top tips

Garden tips

Claire Takacs shares her top tips on how to get stunning images of your garden

For Michael Carver, a love of the Scottish Highlands came first, an interest in photography second. Indeed, he only seriously became interested in photography about four years ago, having originally…

Garden of Delight, a photography series by Belgian photographer Nick Hannes has won the 2018 Zeiss Photography Award, “Seeing Beyond – Untold Stories.” Nine other photographers were also shortlisted for…

Amateur Photographer 7 April 2018 cover for web

In Amateur Photographer 7 April we look at mirrorless cameras at different price points and the pros and cons of each. Plus, we test Samyang’s AF DSLR lens and much…

Food photography is much more than close-ups of beautifully lit and styled food, or restaurant interiors. As award-winning food photographer Mark Benham explains, it’s also about people

Whenever a new camera is announced, we like to bring you our first impressions as quickly as possible. But normally we don’t give smartphones this kind of coverage, as there’s…

You’ve done all your research and bought a great camera, tripod, lenses, lights and camera bags, selecting the very best industry-standard equipment, but what about the thing that sits quietly on…