Amateur Photographer

While blur is a pain when you want to keep all aspects of a shot pin sharp, such as an image of a sweeping landscape or formal portrait, it’s a…

Hedgehog-in-autumn Paul-Hobson

Paul Hobson explains why the hedgehog, that large prickly ball that snuffles through the undergrowth, makes a great subject

Leading landscape and wildlife photographer Guy Edwardes talks to Geoff Harris about how to make blur and camera shake a thing of the past

Movement has always played a big part in my landscape photography. The ripples in a river, waves crashing on the shore and the wind in the trees all serve to…

DxO OpticsPro 11 aims to correct the optical flaws of your lenses and squeeze the best out of your camera’s raw files. Alex Krube tries it out

From holding their breath to leaning against walls, photographers have lots of tricks for getting sharp images when they’re handholding their cameras. Thanks to technology their images could be sharper…

Venice-reflection-Geoff-Harris

We give you our top tips for making the most of reflections, including puddles, bodies of water and objects in glass.

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Trying to rescue an out-of-focus picture post-capture often leads to disappointment. Luckily, there is plenty you can do before you release the shutter to ensure super-sharp results

Painting with light is nothing new: in fact, the technique can be seen in an image dating back to 1889, when Étienne-Jules Marey and Georges Demeny attached incandescent bulbs to…

Letter of the Week

Read our letter of the week, from an Amateur Photographer reader, sharing their views and opinions about a photography related subject. Find out how to submit your own letter to…

Through his photography, Terence Donovan captured the 1960s’ spirit like nobody else, photo historian Robin Muir tells David Clark