Amateur Photographer

APOY 2009 Round 8 Reflection

Round eight of APOY 2009 is one of our most exciting rounds yet. Reflection offers you the opportunity to slow things down and examine the world around you more closely.…

Leica UK has today confirmed the full technical specification for the first S-system camera, the S2, which is due to go on sale in October. Also released are details of…

With many photographers switching exclusively to digital systems, there has never been a better time to do set up an inexpensive second-hand darkroom, as Gemma Padley discovered

APOY 2009 Round 7 Bold Colour

With a summer heatwave under our belts and all the beautiful flowers in full bloom, there is perhaps no better time for our Bold Colour round of APOY. Unlike all…

APOY 2009 Round 5 H20 – Results

Here are the results for the top 50 entries in the fifth round of APOY 2009 In our H20 round we saw everything from dew drops to crashing waves, rain…

Years ago a medium-format camera would have been too expensive for many enthusiast photographers, but now the second hand market offers a chance to pick up a medium format camera…

APOY 2009 Round 4 Plant Life – results

Gary McGhee, of Merseyside, has won first prize in our Plant Life round of APOY, winning a Canon EOS 1000D and Canon’s EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM lens, as well…

APOY 2009 Round 6 Looking Closer

One of the greatest functions of photography is its ability to let us get closer to the smaller worlds that exist with us on a daily basis. Shooting close-up to…

There are only a few days left to book your place on the first of a series of photography seminars at the London home of Amateur Photographer (AP) and What…

APOY 2009 Round 5 H20

As spring moves in summer, it’s a dead cert that water will figure into your plans. Either the weather will be pleasant and we’ll all head for the nearest beach,…