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Secondhand week: a good sport

Why do you buy a lot of gear secondhand, and where from? Simple – because I save money. You can usually get up to a third off the retail price, with some older bodies selling for a fraction of their…

Secondhand week: 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…

Secondhand week: rocking your world

What secondhand gear are you currently using? I first fell in love with photography around five years ago when I bought my first SLR, the Nikon D3100. I started shooting small then built up my portfolio and branched into shooting…

Elements tonal tools

Get terrific tones in Photoshop Elements

Whether you want to enhance contrast, convert to black & white, fix exposure problems or perform any number of other image adjustments, you need an image editor that offers the right tools. While Photoshop Elements is seen as lightweight in…

Astro Photographer of the Year winners are out of this world

The winners of this year’s Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2019 have been announced, with the top prize of £10,000 going to Hungarian photographer László Francsics for a multiple exposure of the 35 phases of the lunar eclipse on January…

Remembering Robert Frank (1924-2019)

Robert Frank died on September 9 at the ripe old age of 94, and his seminal book remains a big influence on, and inspiration to, generations of street and documentary photographers. Indeed, Joel Meyerowitz was so taken with the book…

Fantastic shortlisted images from Wildlife Photographer of the Year

The Natural History Museum’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year showcases the world’s best nature photography and photojournalism. “Through their ability to inspire curiosity and wonder, the images showcase wildlife photography as an art form and challenge us to consider both…

Masters of Street Photography Ed Peters Untitled Manhattan

Take your best-ever street photos

A new book sees leading street photographers share their words of wisdom. Geoff Harris takes a look at current trends and best practice

Getting ready for winning shots at the Rugby World Cup

The Rugby World Cup starts very soon – what are you particularly excited about, or thinking about? It should be great, and as Japan has never hosted a Rugby World Cup before, quite a challenge for us photographers. But I am really…

Nikon D6 pro DSLR revealed, with new 120-300mm lens

No technical specifications have been revealed at this stage, although there is speculation the new full-frame camera will include improved autofocus, image stabilisation and silent-mode shooting. Given the impressive video capabilities of the Z6 and Z7 mirrorless models, the D6’s…

Light 18mm lens for Sony from Samyang

The lens weighs 145g and is 60.5mm long by 63.5mm in diameter, offering a 100-degree field of view. It consists of nine elements in eight groups, seven diaphragm blades, and a 58mm filter size. Furthermore, the lens can focus as…