Amateur Photographer 4 January 2014

December 31, 2013

Amateur’s fall from Snowdon was an ‘accident’; Sigma admits Nikon compatibility glitch; Canon debuts second compact system camera, but not in Europe; Ilford launches new darkroom papers

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 Sputnik stereo camera

Photo insight
Children’s fashion and family lifestyle photographer Anders Hald offers advice on how to direct children and looks back at an image from 2009

Retoucher’s guide
Martin Evening explains how to create a panoramic image using Photomerge

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1
Boasting a 16-million-pixel sensor, interchangeable lenses and Wi-Fi in a palm-sized body, is the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 the perfect balance between image quality and pocketability? Callum McInerney-Riley puts it to the test

Lollipod Support Stand and Profoto Softbox RFi

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DxO Optics Pro 9
Vincent Oliver tests the latest update of DxO’s image-correction software

AP readers speak out on the week’s issues

AP reader Dan Kelso reflects on his wayward habits and his determination to change soon

Reader spotlight
Another selection of superb reader images

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

Lighting up the land
Mikko Lagerstedt creates his wonderful and atmospheric landscapes with just his Nikon D800 and Lightroom. He talks to Debbi Allen

On top of the world
After an exceptionally hard-fought contest, Dusica Paripovic has been crowned the winner of APOY 2013. She talks to Jon Stapley about the highs and lows of the competition

Icons of photography
Gjon Mili’s influential body of work ranged from technically innovative stroboscopic images to documentary photographs, writes David Clark

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