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…

Two new Panasonic lenses

The former is an update to an existing lens but is now splash and dust-resistant and is compatible with a maximum 240fps sensor drive for fast AF. It also offers a 50mm angle-of-view on full-frame systems.   The Lumix S…

Fast zooms for Canon full-frame mirrorless

Both the RF 15-35mm f/2.8L IS USM and RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS USM first appeared on our radar as part of the lens roadmap released with the EOS RP in February, but we now have full details of what are…

Save up to 51% on an Amateur Photographer subscription

Nothing can be more frustrating than finding AP has sold out at your local newsagent, particularly if you have made a special journey. So why not take out a subscription, as we have a special offer running this week that…

Love cycling and photography? We want to hear from you

As well as being able to borrow cameras and lenses from MPB during the day, you will get both group and one-to-one help with shooting cycling action from expert pro, Geoff Waugh. This unique photographic event will take place during the Peaks…

It’s World Photography Day!

Today is World Photography Day, a global celebration of our favourite hobby/passion/art/science/vocation, call it what you will. As well as giving social media users worldwide the chance to share their images, a lot of other organisations are using the day…