Amateur Photographer is the world’s oldest weekly photographic magazine, established in 1884. It is the respected authority for news and reviews, with detailed tests and investigations on the latest equipment. The weekly contents includes interviews and columns from many of the world’s leading photographers and practical technique to inspire and enthuse the devoted readership, to whom taking photos is far more than just a hobby.

Contributors include professional nature photographer Andy Rouse, renowned photographer Heather Angel, classic camera expert Ivor Matanle, and photographic author Roger Hicks, among many others – while the alumni includes the likes of David Bailey and Bob Carlos Clarke.

Whether online or in print, Amateur Photographer is essential reading for those interested in buying photographic equipment or wanting advice about improving their picture taking.

NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct

After teasing us with mock-up samples of the NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct, Nikon has finally released more detail and information about the availability and pricing of this fast, standard…

Amateur Photographer 12 October 2019 Cover for web

Amateur Photographer 12 October is a special issue celebrating 135 years of AP: we share 135 killer photo tips, we look back at iconic cameras and much more. Plus, don’t…

Amateur Photographer is one of the world’s oldest photography magazines and the UK’s best-selling weekly photo title. Every issue we deliver informative technical features to help you get the most…

Church Ope Cove

This secluded cove on the Isle of Portland in Dorset is often overlooked as a photographic location, but Jeremy Walker thinks it’s a hidden gem

Views On The North River comprises 14 sepia images from 19th century China and was originally published in Hong Kong in 1870. The auctioned album was originally owned by George…

tone control

Darkroom specialist Mike Crawford talks about the importance of tonal balance when it comes to making a fine black & white print


Discover how to shoot and combine your images for all kinds of creative effects. Our Photoshop expert James Paterson show you how

Amateur Photographer 5 October 2019 Cover

In AP 5 October, we tell you how to create a safe archive to protect your images, and find out why five pros prefer DSLR. Plus, we test Sony’s RX100…

Eskdale Roman Fort

The Eskdale valley is one of the quieter locations in the Lakes owing to its remoteness, but it’s one of the most spectacular, as Stuart McGlennon explains