What’s in Amateur Photographer 23 May 2015

Form, texture & tone
Russ Barnes shares his tips and techniques on standing out from the crowd with infrared

Open season
We take a look at the Open and Mobile winners from the 2015 Sony World Photography Awards

Video masterclass
Video expert Victoria Grech on why sound is just as important as the final video footage

Wildlife watch
Little owls are one of the most enjoyable owl species to photograph, as Richard Peters reveals

Golden age
Oliver Atwell looks at the recently discovered archive from TV Times that contains a wealth of previously unseen images

Evening class
Martin Evening sorts out your photo-editing and post-processing problems

DSLRs for beginners
Audley Jarvis compares three leading entry-level DSLRs to find out which is best

Lensbaby Velvet 56
Callum McInerney-Riley tries out an unconventional 56mm f/1.6 lens designed to give soft-focused images

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… ‘The Madonna’, 2001, by Alessandra Sanguinetti

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