Fujifilm X-T30 Sample Image Gallery

The Fujifilm X-T30 is the successor to the popular X-T20 – the model that Fujifilm recently told us has been their best selling camera in recent years since its arrival in early 2017. The Fujifilm X-T30 is a simplified, more…

CP+ news: Canon shows off concept cameras

As well as lots and lots about the Canon EOS R and RP, the Canon stand was showing off working models of its planned new range of concept cameras. These include a very basic point and click series for kids,…

CP+ news: Nikon shows prototype of fastest-ever lens

Although no release date or pricing was forthcoming, a highlight of the Nikon stand was its prominent display of this new f/0.95 lens, which pushes the limits of what is possible with the Z mount (taking full advantage of the  large…

CP+ news: Samyang announces new Canon EOS R and EOS RP lenses

Samyang used CP+ to announce two manual focus prime lenses for the EOS R and RP, the 85mm f/1.4 telephoto and 14mm f/2.8 ultra wide-angle. The 85mm, aimed at portrait photographers, features nine elements in seven groups, along with eight diaphragm blades.…

AP at CP+ camera show in Japan

CP+ is the most important photography trade show in Japan, so all the big makers were there in force. The event is based in the massive port city of Yokohama, so compared to Photokina or The Photography Show, it’s a…

Sony FE 135mm F1.8 GM

Sony reveals FE 135mm F1.8 GM

Sony has announced a large-aperture portrait prime for its full-frame mirrorless system, the Sony FE 135mm F1.8 GM. As a member of the firm’s premium G Master range, it’s designed to deliver both high levels of sharpness and attractive background…

Join AP in Brighton for the Secondhand Challenge with MPB

Our favourite images from the day will be published in Amateur Photographer magazine and the photographer judged to produce the overall best set of images from the day will win a voucher for £250 to spend on anything at MPB.com …

AP Awards lenses

AP Awards 2019: Lenses of the Year

Prime Lens of the Year Sony FE 24mm F1.4 GM Why we like it Absolutely superb optical quality Smaller and lighter than DSLR equivalents Built-in aperture ring Silent, decisive autofocus Dust and moisture-resistant construction This fast wideangle prime for Sony’s…

AP Awards cameras

AP Awards 2019: Cameras of the Year

  Compact Camera of the Year Sony RX100 VI Why we like it Really useful 24-200mm equivalent zoom range Very good image quality G Remarkably fast autofocus and continuous shooting High-quality pop-up electronic viewfinder Tilting screen allows flexible compositional options…

AP Awards Accessories

AP Awards 2019: Accessories of the Year

Accessory of the Year Benro GD3WH Geared Head Why we like it Precise control of camera positioning High-quality Mg-alloy construction Relatively small and lightweight Uses standard Arca Swiss quick release Three bubble levels to set camera straight Geared heads are…

Ricoh GR III

Ricoh GR III: new high-end pocket compact arrives

After announcing the development of a new model in its GR-series of high-end compacts at Photokina 2018, Ricoh has officially released its successor to the Ricoh GR II in the form of the Ricoh GR III. The Ricoh GR III…