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Get better night shots of cities

Transform your cityscapes into breathtaking images by working harmoniously with ambient and city lights. Matt Parry shows you how

Some good early bird deals for December

With so much festive spirit in the air it’s maybe not so surprising that there are some good ‘early bird’ deals around at the moment, covering new software releases and events. First up is the new Luminar 3 photo editing software…

Great Black Friday deals

Amateur Photographer magazine subscription Save a massive 51% on an AP subscription, from just £18.99. This is a fantastic one-off offer, so hurry now before it ends. It makes a perfect gift for photographer friends, or treat yourself and ensure…

Canon EOS R: See the light

Following a career change over a decade ago, to follow a life long ambition of becoming a photographer and filmmaker, Clive Booth has worked for a number of high-profile brands on ad campaigns, commercials and short films. Well known for…

Rotolight NEO 2: now better value than ever

Modern mirrorless cameras are small, versatile and equally adept at stills or video – just like the Rotolight NEO 2. That’s why the multi-award-winning baby Rotolight is the perfect portable light for today’s creative image maker. The what-you-see-is-what-you-get benefit of…

Picfair lets you set up personalised photo store

The features, released as part of the new “Picfair Plus,” gives photographers the option to connect their Store to a custom website domain, strip away Picfair branding, organise their images into albums and featured collections, and a number of other…

Heavenly bodies: Astronomy Photographer of the Year revealed

The Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year title goes to American photographer Brad Goldpaint, who wins the award for a stunning image of the milky way and the Andromeda galaxy over a dramatic red rock formation in Moab, Utah.…

Army photographers of the year named

The top prize goes to army photographer Cpl Tom Evans. As well as his stunning shot of a chopper hovering above a soldier, he produced a professional portfolio of images portraying military life over 12 months. This year’s competition attracted…

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018 winners revealed

Van Oosten won first prize and the accolade of Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018 for  The Golden Couple, which frames a pair of golden snub-nosed monkeys in the temperate forest of China’s Qinling Mountains, the only habitat for these…

Landscape Photographer of the Year winners

Overall winner: Ice Spikes, Glencoe, Scotland by Pete Rowbottom Young Landscape Photographer of the Year: Land’s End, Cornwall, England. Josef FitzGerald-Patrick Adult Classic View winner: Blizzard in the High Peak, Derbyshire, England. John Finney Adult Your View winner: Beauty in Decay, Edinburgh, Scotland. Nicky…