Amateur Photographer

Amateur Photographer
Wildlife photo ethics

The welfare of wildlife is far more important than any photograph. Paul Hobson explains all you need to know about the ethics and laws surrounding wildlife photography

Barn Owl in flight

Barn owls are popular and photogenic birds; however they are a protected species. Oscar Dewhurst explains how and when to capture them with minimal disturbance

Mirrorless benefits

Some DSLR users used to look down on mirrorless cameras, writes Angela Nicholson, but now mirrorless offers advantages that are convincing more and more

Elgol

A location that could spring from the pages of The Lord of the Rings, Elgol is a magnet for landscape photographers, says Dave Fieldhouse

Mastering layers

Get to grips with this cornerstone of photo editing. James Paterson shows you how layers can be used for all kinds of techniques and effects

Red grouse ww

The red grouse is a medium-sized game bird that can be found in heather moorland across the UK. Oscar Dewhurst explains how and when to approach these timid birds