Full details of Tamron’s fast wide-angle zoom

The lens features the RXD (Rapid eXtra-silent stepping Drive) AF motor unit, which Tamron claims offers fast, virtually noise free operation, so it’s also suitable for shooting video. Other features of this weather-resistant lens include 13 elements in 11 groups,…

Dog photographers of the year announced

There were almost 7,000 entries from over 70 countries, including Brazil, Canada, USA, China, Russia, Australia and New Zealand. “My passion for dog photography started when I had my own,” explains Denise. “I wanted to create lovely memories of all…

Five ladies shooting

Meet our famous five: Joyce, Kimberley, Tay, Julia, Davinia More women than ever are taking up photography, and AP’s female readership is growing rapidly, so we thought it would be great to celebrate International Women’s Day last month by heading…

Arctic terns

Wildlife watch: Arctic terns

Capture Arctic terns during the summer when they are nesting at one of many seabird colonies in the UK, says Oscar Dewhurst

Better than half price subscription offer – this week only

For one week only, you can subscribe to Amateur Photographer magazine from just £18.99 per quarter, which represents a major saving of 51%. The print subscription costs £18.99, while the iPad and iPhone subscription comes in at only £15.49. As…

Enjoy some of the world’s best dog photos

Zelda Cheatle, the renowned photographic editor and curator, has brought together an exhibition of works from some of the world’s finest photographers, who happen to have a love of dogs. Included in the exhibition are works by Magnum superstar Elliott Erwitt,…

Tory leadership hopeful spent nearly £9k on photography

High-profile MP Esther McVey, a former TV personality turned candidate for the Tory leadership, is under scrutiny following revelations that she submitted expense claims of £8,750 for the services of a personal photographer. The photographer in question is a press…

CameraWorld LIVE revs up for Brands Hatch

As well as exclusive discounts from the major retailer, CameraWorld LIVE will feature talks and demonstrations from top pros, including Canon ambassador Rod Fountain who took behind-the-scenes stills for Top Gear for 16 years. There will also be the chance…

New Tamron 35mm lens for full-frame DSLRs

This rain- and moisture-resistant lens features 14 elements in 10 groups, including four LD (Low Dispersion) and three GM (Glass Molded Aspherical) elements. Tamron claims that this minimises chromatic aberration, while delivering superior optical performance towards the edges of the frame when…

Snap up a Magnum print

‘Obsessions’ Magnum’s Square Print Sale, gives a rare chance to buy prints from some of the agency’s most famous members, including Steve McCurry and Abbas, for a sensible price. The sale is on now and ends midnight EST (US Eastern…

Sony FE 600mm F4 GM OSS super-tele unveiled

As the tenth member of the firm’s premium G Master range, the Sony FE 600mm F4 GM OSS promises to produce ultra-sharp images with attractively blurred backgrounds. But in contrast to the £1,800 FE 200-600mm f/5.6-6.3 G OSS announced at…