Amateur Photographer 30 April 2016

April 26, 2016

What’s in Amateur Photographer 30 April 2016

Perfect storm
Weather not playing ball? Don’t cancel your wildlife shoot. David Tipling says we should embrace the inclement conditions and make the most of their dramatic potential

Tall tales
Stu Meech explains his approach to photographing the natural world, and how shooting in a vertical format can help bring a fresh perspective to familiar landscape scenes

When Harry met…
Harry Borden recalls two portrait sessions with the eccentric and enigmatic contemporary artists Gilbert & George

APOY results
We reveal the top 30 abstract images from round 1 of APOY

Expert advice and top tips on improving your pictures from Damien Demolder

Sea trials
Michael Topham reports on his exhilarating experience testing the all new Leica X-U with the RNLI

Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN
Should the new Sigma 30mm f/1.4 standard lens be top of the list for Micro Four Thirds and Sony E-mount users? Richard Sibley finds out

7 days
A week in photography

Your letters and tweet of the week

Useful gadgets to enhance your photography, from phones to filters

Technical support
Expert advice, tips, tricks and more

Final analysis
Roger Hicks considers … South Vietnam, 1966, by Marilyn Silverstone

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