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.

Water search for spinning foam

Reflect on how you can improve your water photography skills as professionals Guy Edwardes, Ross Hoddinott and Claire Gillo share their top tips

Shadow Catchers | Best Photography Books

We’ve studied our shelves to pick our favourite photography books, and we’ve asked some carefully selected individuals – including Martin Parr himself – to do the same. Read on and…

Amateur Photographer 22 February 2020 cover for web

In Amateur Photographer 22 February we show you how to improve your water photography skills as top pros share their tips, and we have a full review of the Leica…

Sigma fp

Andy Westlake takes a detailed look at the world’s smallest full-frame mirrorless camera

In Amateur Photographer 15 February we encourage you to take your camera off auto and take back control. Plus, we test the Fujifilm X-Pro3, talk to Tom Stoddart about his…

Seized Pangolin scales

Photographers Against Wildlife Crime has raised China’s attention to its part in the illegal wildlife trade. Keith Wilson reveals how their work has been received

WhiteWall Paper Development

We reveal WhiteWall’s ultimate printing guide for turning your photographs into works of art

Amateur Photographer 8 February 2020 cover for web

In Amateur Photographer 8 February a top photographer tells us why he’s happy he ‘went small’, from full frame to Micro Four Thirds, and we feature a group who are…