Welcome to our special 130 essential photo tips supplement as part of Amateur Photographer’s 130th anniversary celebrations.
Whether you’re new to photography or it feels like you’ve been shooting since the first issue, we’re sure you’ll find plenty of expert advice at hand to help you take your photography further.
These tips cover all aspects of photography, from must-know advice before you set off, right through to looking after your kit and editing your images once you return from a shoot. Not only that, but we’ve covered pretty much every genre you can think of in between, so whether you prefer to specialise in landscapes, wildlife or action, all this is covered and much, much more. Enjoy!
Features & Techniques Editor
Whatever your subject matter, try these general tips and your photography will benefit
Improve your landscape photography with our selection of handy tips that will give your shots a more professional look
Want to achieve more successful close-up images? Our expert tips will help
Gen up on your subject, position yourself in the best possible spot with a camera prepped for the day, and get ready to roll
Improving your wildlife photography isn’t just about expensive kit. Here’s our selection of handy tips that won’t break the bank
Portraits and lighting
Follow our handy hints to inspire your creativity and improve your landscape photography in little more than a flash
Street photography can be one of the most exciting genres to try your hand at – so just follow these words of advice
Black & white
Thirteen tips to get the most from your black & white photographic techniques
We can’t promise to turn you into a computer whizz but these pointers can make life easier
Cleaning, protection and maintenance
A look at how to keep your kit in tip-top working condition