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  • New photo projects to try during lockdown

    New photo projects to try during lockdown

    January 15, 2021

    Staying in during the lockdown doesn’t mean the creativity has to stop. Here are eight photo projects you can shoot from the comfort of your own home…

  • Can I still go out and take photos during the lockdown?

    Can I still go out and take photos during the lockdown?

    January 14, 2021

    The current rules about what amateur and professional photographers can do during the current lockdown are not particularly clear - here is what is and isn't allowed as we understand it, with updates from the government

  • New year, new start: how to make photography your career

    New year, new start: how to make photography your career

    January 14, 2021

    If you’re thinking of turning your passion into a profession when the restrictions lift, there’s a few things you ought to know first. Tracy Calder talks to three pros about transferable skills, giving something back, and knowing when to quit

  • How pro photographers are surviving lockdown: Ross Hoddinott

    How pro photographers are surviving lockdown: Ross Hoddinott

    January 12, 2021

    Welcome to our new series, where we find out how pro photographers in a range of genres have getting through these challenging times. First up is top landscape and nature photographer, Ross Hoddinott who admits to being puzzled by the travel rules...

  • Memorable lockdown portraits

    Memorable lockdown portraits

    January 11, 2021

    During the first lockdown, Harry Borden wanted to make the most of the time he had on his hands. The result was this set of beautiful portraits around his home community, which will hopefully inspire you to make the most of this difficult time, too

  • Winter landscape photography tips

    Winter landscape photography tips

    January 8, 2021

    Although the lockdown has severely restricted our ability to travel, you may still have a local beauty spot nearby where you can take some great winter landscape shots as part of your exercise. Here's how to make the most of your time

  • Will Brexit make it harder to buy photo gear from the EU?

    Will Brexit make it harder to buy photo gear from the EU?

    January 7, 2021

    A Brexit deal has been done, but that's only the start. Concerns are being expressed that new rules regarding VAT and import duty may make it more hassle than it's worth for EU-based dealers to sell to UK customers

  • Readers’ best buys from the last year

    Readers’ best buys from the last year

    January 4, 2021

    What have been AP readers' best buys over the last 12 months - both camera bodies and lenses? Here are some favourites - click through to save money

  • How to focus manually – top 20 tips

    How to focus manually – top 20 tips

    December 28, 2020

    Whether you have a manual focus-only lens or want to improve your manual focussing skills generally, we can help. Learn how to focus manually with these 20 essential tips from a wide-range of photographers.