Amateur Photographer Cover 23-30 December 2017

AP 23-30 December is jam packed with loads of technique tips across photo genres, our favourite pics and kit and our readers’ favourite kit of the year

using your tripod

Using your tripod The first trick when using your tripod is to always use the wider legs close to the head before extending the thinner, less stable, legs. Also, generally…

Digital photography has completely changed the way we interact with images. It’s safe to say that fewer images are printed in photo labs, while more and more of our prized…

Zeiss has long had the reputation of being a premium lens manufacturer. With a build quality that’s second to none and overall image quality that can blow the competition out…

If you’re a photographer working in the areas of portrait, fashion and wedding photography – basically any genre that involves people – then an 85mm prime lens is an absolute…

Macro photography allows us to see the world like never before and thanks to high quality lenses capturing the intricate details of the world is within our grasp. Sony E-mount…

Short telephoto prime lenses have long been a favourite with portrait photographers, thanks in part to the working distance between model and photographer they provide, their field of view and,…

When it comes to camera support there are a number of options available to photographers, with tripods and monopods being the most popular options. Monopods are perfect for photographers on…

Mirrorless cameras have brought with them many benefits for photographers, most notably small size, lightweight build and features. But one of the areas where they fall behind DSLRs is lens…