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.

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It takes a special set of skills to take great action and sports photographs. The pressure to deliver is intense as riders appear and disappear in a flash, while the…

Amateur Photographer 16 November 2019 cover for web

In Amateur Photographer 16 November we offer some handheld-shooting tips, we have a £50 voucher for all readers and we look at long-term documentary projects

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In our B&W Winter Special, top shooters share tips for capturing stunning b&w landscapes, and Andrew Sanderson tells you how to set up your own DIY darkroom. Plus, Michael Topham…

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Amateur Photographer has teamed up with used specialists, MPB, to announce the very first MPB Rising Star Bursary. It’s open to amateur photographers of any age or experience level. We…

Amateur Photographer 2 November 2019 cover for web

In Amateur Photographer 2 November, we help you make cash by revealing what type of images to shoot to help your stock photos sell, and we find out more about…

Canon has bolstered its lineup of RF-mount lenses by adding the RF 70-200mm F2.8L IS USM and RF 85mm F1.2L USM DS. These deliver on its promise of introducing six…

A Diablerie is a unique stereo card with demonic scenes of the underworld, designed for stereoscopic viewers in Paris in the mid 19th century. They were first sold to the public…

Fujifilm X-Pro 3

Fujifilm’s latest rangefinder-style mirrorless model features an unusual hidden rear LCD. Andy Westlake takes a critical first look.