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Master natural light for stunning portraits

Professional photographers from across the globe reveal their top tips for shooting environmental portraits, documentary portraiture, weddings, action portraits and professional headshots

Preloved pioneers: MPB interview

How did MPB start out? MPB has been around for some time now in various guises, but the official founding of what we have now was in 2011. I studied economics at Warwick University and was into photography as a…

New Nikon 85mm lens for Z series mirrorless

Key features include an anti-reflective Nano Crystal coating, a minimum focussing distance of 0.80 m and tough build – every movable part of the lens barrel is sealed to protect from dust and water droplets. The lens also features a customisable…

Sony cuts price of older Alpha 7 cameras and lenses

For a limited time, you can save up to £200 on the older, but still very worthy, Sony Alpha 7R III and Alpha 7R II for example. The Alpha 7R III is a 42.4 megapixel full-frame mirrorless camera with 4K…

Honouring a great Victorian travel photographer

Although he was a product of his time, John Thomson, shown working in China above, treated his subjects with respect and dignity, regardless of their social status (which actually made him quite unusual for the time). AP deputy editor Geoff…

Support a 2020 calendar created by homeless photographers

The high-quality wall or desktop calendar, which will make a perfect Christmas present, features images from photographers contacted through a range of London homeless charities, including Crisis and St Mungo’s. All the images were taken on 100 Fujifilm single-use cameras,…

More details on new Fujifilm store in Covent Garden

Why open this now, considering how tough times are on the high street, and the ongoing economic uncertainty surrounding Brexit? TG: As you can imagine, this was not an overnight decision and we have been planning the new centre for…

The new Sony Alpha 7R IV in numbers

As you can see from Mike Topham’s in-depth hands-on first look, while the new camera inherits some features from its predecessor, the Alpha 7R III, such as 5-axis sensor stabilisation with 5.5 stops of exposure compensation, 10fps continuous shooting with…

Lunar photography Corfe Castle

Get your own great lunar landscapes

Including the moon in a landscape image has its challenges, but Ollie Taylor knows how to overcome them and make the most of two popular passions

Apollo 11 anniversary special: new Brian May 3D book

According to the publishers, The Mission Moon archive team scoured the NASA archives and Russian sources to obtain lots of historic images (many previously unseen) to bring the 50-year-old Apollo mission to life. “This is the first time that the…