What’s in Amateur Photographer 10 January 2015

The natural order
Mark Bauer shares his expert advice on achieving balance in composition

This is England
Patrick Ward talks about his love of English idiosyncrasies, and his latest book, Being English

Creative Photoshop
KT Allen explains how she created her image, ‘Contemplation’

The lower level
Ed Walker on how he managed to find captivating beauty in an Edinburgh car-boot sale

Forum champions
We review the winning images from this year’s monthly forum competition

Damien Demolder examines your images

Video top lights
Jon Devo takes a look at some of the best lights available for video

Canon EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM
Canon’s new standard zoom for full-frame cameras on test

Top zoom compacts
Four of the best premium zoom compacts, with larger sensors, fast lenses and built-in EVFs, are put to the test

7 days
A week in photography

Your letters and guess the date competition

Reader Portfolio
Spotlight on readers’ excellent images and how they captured them

Useful gadgets to enhance your photography, from phones to filters

Technical Support
Expert advice, tips, tricks and more

Final Analysis
Roger Hicks considers… ‘Bullet piercing an apple’ (1964), by Harold Edgerton

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