Canon announces the new EF-S 35mm f/2.8 Macro IS STM, a compact and lightweight lens for close-up photography

Image: Derren Brown

Derren Brown is best known 
as an illusionist, performer and author, but he’s also a keen photographer. He tells more to Geoff Harris in his first interview with a photography…

Is this new portrait lens for the Sony Alpha 7 series worth its stratospheric price, asks Andy Westlake in our Zeiss Batis 135mm f/2.8 review

Portrait captured with Zeiss 135mm f2.8

The Zeiss Batis 135mm f/2.8 is an image stabilised short telephoto prime designed for Sony’s Alpha 7 range of full-frame mirrorless cameras. In our full review we were very impressed by its…

Amateur Photographer front cover April 8 2017 for web

In Amateur Photographer 8 April 2017 we give you plenty of ideas on fine-art nude photography and general portrait photography. We also review the impressive Fujifilm X-T20, and help you…

Canon UK have announced that they will be hosting EOS Training Academy’s workshop programme at their headquarters in Surrey starting this spring

Camera and film

David Healey of the RPS’s Analogue Group reminds us of the benefits of film photography and why we might consider looking to the past for inspiration

Darkrooms

Whether you’d like to turn a cupboard into a darkroom or prevent your fixer from becoming contaminated, Matt Parry and Neil Hibbs from Harman Technology have all the answers