Amateur Photographer 15 March 2014

March 11, 2014

Photographers sue Nikon over D600, pledges free shutter replacements; Special-edition Leica marks 100 years; UK student wins Sony honours; Canon considers cull of comact cameras; Talbot archive saved for the nation

The latest books, exhibitions and websites

Win a Sigma Lens
Your chance to win a Sigma APO 150-500mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM ultra-telephoto zoom lens worth almost £1,000

The Final Frame
One minute he’s a petrol pervert – the next he’s a bad photographer. The day doesn’t go well for Ogden Chesnutt

Photo Insight
George F Williams talks us through his striking image of a McLaren P1 supercar that was a launchpad for his career

Retoucher’s Guide
Martin Evening explains how to make upright adjustments using Camera Raw and Lightroom

Nikon D4S
After teasing the camera world at this year’s CES, Nikon has announced the successor to its groundbreaking flagship model, the D4. Jon Devo gets his hands on the D4S

Boblbee Megalopolis M-180 Vortex E329 backpack and Retrica app for iOS devices

Fujifilm X-T1
After a year spent expanding the X series with enthusiast models, Fujifilm has returned to the premium arena by launching the X-T1. Michael Topham asks, is it the best X-series model to date?

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Our experts answer your questions

Ian Burley looks at a 20-year-old Leica M-mount wideangle lens. Just how well did this lens, which was designed for film, work on a full-frame digital compact system camera?

AP readers speak out on the week’s issues

AP reader Jon Rolfe is concerned at the clamour of interest is so-called photographic equipment

Reader Spotlight
Another selection of superb reader images

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

Streets Ahead
AP reader Ken Mayled would never let a small thing like a degenerative bone condition stop him from taking street pictures in Cardiff, as he tells Jon Stapley

High Calibre
Pete Muller discusses the virtues of photojournalism and his document of Oklahoma’s annual automatic machine-gun expo. He talks to Oliver Atwell

Art and Craft
Richard Tuschman explains the process behind his artfully crafted photographic reimagining of Edward Hopper’s influential paintings. He talks to Oliver Atwell

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