Amateur Photographer 1 March 2014

February 25, 2014

Canon unveils ‘premium-feel’ 18-million-pixel EOS 1200D; World Press Photo winner named; Sony launches Alpha 6000 at show in Japan; Zeiss reveals new CSC macro lens; Canon removes optical viewfinder from revamped PowerShot G1 X

The latest books, exhibitions and websites

The final frame
The latest model in Tony Kemplen’s quest to use a different film camera each week is the Lumière Eljy

Photo insight
Jamie Hall tells the story behind his award-winning image of an urban deer at night

Retoucher’s guide
Martin Evening discusses how to give a daylight image the look of the night

APOY Round 1
We launch the first round of Amateur Photographer of the Year 2014, with prizes of Olympus kit worth more than £2,000 plus tips on how to take great street photographs

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4
While its ability to shoot 4K video will make most of the headlines, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 has a lot to offer enthusiast stills photographers. Richard Sibley previews the new 16.05-million-pixel micro four thirds camera

Sony Alpha 6000
Aiming for DSLR-like speed, handling and quality, the ambitious Alpha 6000 utilises top-secret new materials, carries the new Bionz X image processor and features a 24.3-million-pixel sensor. Jon Devo takes a first look

AP awards 2014
Find out who were the winners of our prestigious AP awards

Faith Speedlight Stand and Lomography Experimental Lens Kit

Ask AP
Our experts answer your questions

AP readers speak out on the week’s issues

AP reader Eain Scott explains how to recreate the authentic pre-digital printing experience

Reader spotlight
Another selection of superb reader images

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

Gardener’s world
Phil Hall and Oliver Atwell take a look at some of the most technically inspiring and beautiful images to emerge from the seventh International Garden Photographer of the Year

Scenes of the crime
Antonio Zazueta Olmos’s book The Landscape of Murder is dark, enigmatic and one of the most interesting photographic projects to emerge in the past year. John Stapley talks to him about the subject matter

Icons of photography
Eugène Atget’s enigmatic photographs of Paris and its people raised documentary photography to the level of art, writes David Clark

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