Wildlife watch eiders

Wildlife watch: Eiders

The contrasting black and white plumage of eiders can make for challenging exposures. Oscar Dewhurst shares his top tips for how best to photograph these birds


How to take better travel photographs

The winning images at the International Travel POTY 2018 contest are outstanding and inspiring. AP speaks to some of the winning photographers about how they shoot a whole world of subjects

Home lighting

DIY home-lighting solutions

You don't need to spend a fortune to get professional-looking results. Claire Gillo shares her DIY home-lighting hacks for those on a budget

IGPOTY gardens

Glorious gardens

We speak to the photographers behind our favourite shots from the prestigious and most recent International Garden Photographer of the Year competition

Baby Love

Helped by high-profile celebrity mums on social media and the huge upsurge in women getting behind the camera, newborn baby photography has grown in popularity in recent years. One photographer who has been making great inroads in this area is…

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 …