Jacky Porter

Jacky Porter
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In Amateur Photographer 21 July we check out 11 sub-£200 lenses, we test six lens hire firms, and reveal how to get super-sharp shots when shooting handheld. Plus, we look…

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In Amateur Photographer 14 July we have tips for tasteful HDR effects, and help you protect your shots from theft and defend yourself against legal hassles. Plus we review Canon’s…

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In Amateur Photographer 30 June we have expert tips on photographing airshows, and we speak to photographers who have battled the odds to pursue their art. Plus we test the…

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In Amateur Photographer 19 May, our Portrait Special, we help you improve your people shots, covering subjects from kids to travel shots to fashion models, plus posing and editing tips.…

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In Amateur Photographer 5 May, photo competition judges share their tips on how best to succeed, and our Lightroom tutorial helps you organise your photos. Plus, we test the Sony…

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In Amateur Photographer 21 April we see what can be achieved if you push your kit to its limits, be it wide apertures, fast/slow shutter speeds or high ISOs. Plus,…

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In Amateur Photographer 7 April we look at mirrorless cameras at different price points and the pros and cons of each. Plus, we test Samyang’s AF DSLR lens and much…

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In Amateur Photographer 24 March, our Macro Special, top experts help you improve your macro shots. Plus we test Panasonic's GX9 and Tamron's 100-400mm lens

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In Amateur Photographer 10 March we have tips to help you get sharper images, a guide to black and white film shooting, and essential smartphone photo apps. Plus, we get…

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In Amateur Photographer 24 February we share inspiring stories showing the psychological benefits of taking images, and we have a still-life masterclass

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In Amateur Photographer 10 February, we explain the key considerations for shooting and developing black and white film. We also test Panasonic’s 200mm lens and we give you an overview…

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AP 27 January is a practical guide on low-light shooting. We also speak to Fred Lyon about his classic San Francisco images and review Panasonic's Lumix G9 and Huawei Mate

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In Amateur Photographer 13 January 2018, we explain how you can maximise dynamic range in your images for perfect exposures, and we field test Nikon's D850. Plus we show you…

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In Amateur Photographer 6 January 2018, we showcase readers' best people shots from APOY and also talk to a photographer who uses the wet collodion process – and we feature…

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In Amateur Photographer 2 December 2017, we share 20 tips on how to photograph challenging subjects, from pets to macro. Plus, we test the Sony DSC-RX10 IV and Canon EOS

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In Amateur Photographer 25 November 2017, we recommend 50 top accessories that we would love to see under our own Christmas trees, while our tripod masterclass gives you the lowdown…

In Amateur Photographer 18 November 2017 we take an expert look at darkroom toning for your black & white prints. Plus, a 16-page guide of our Top 100 cameras and…

In Amateur Photographer 11 November we show you how to get stunning shots when the weather is cold and wet. Top mirrorless buys and a first look at the Sony…

In Amateur Photographer 4 November 2017, we bring you Lightroom tips to help you get the best from the updated versions of Lightroom CC and Classic, and some insightful tips…

In Amateur Photographer 28 October 2017 don't miss our lens best-buy round up for Canon and Nikon. Plus 30 tips to get more from your lenses, and the winners of…