Amateur Photographer

Amateur Photographer
Rear-load backpacks

Access your camera kit with ease when it’s wet and muddy. James Abbott looks at six rear-loading backpacks that are perfect for winter shooting

Winter shots

Just because it’s cold outside it doesn’t mean your photography has to go on the back-burner. James Abbott shows how to get better winter landscapes, macro and more

Printing tips

It’s time to get your best photos out of your cameras and phones and into the light of day. Matthew Richards offers 25 top tips for perfect photo prints

Portrait photography

Rules are made to be broken. Our experts suggest shooting as wide as possible, blowing highlights and experimenting with mixed lighting

Landscape photography

There are a number of elements to consider for landscapes. Our experts highlight the importance of framing your scene, experimenting with depth of field, timing and filters

Panasonic lenses

Micro Four Thirds users certainly aren’t short of great lenses. These examples start from just £249

sony lenses

There was once only a small selection of full-frame E-mount lenses, but not any more

Olympus lenses

If you’re a Micro Four Thirds user, your bag is likely to have enough space to fit one of these