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.

Amateur Photographer 29 June 2019 Cover

In AP 29 June, Ross Hoddinott answers all your exposure queries and John Wade explains how to turn film negs into digital images. Plus we test the Lumix G90

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…

Ricoh GR III

We put Ricoh's pocket friendly, APS-C sensor compact through its paces

Arctic terns

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

Amateur Photographer 22 June 2019 Cover

In AP 22 June – Landscape Photography special – four pros share tips on getting the best landscape shots & we suggest the best software to boost landscapes. Plus, we…

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…

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…

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…

‘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…

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…

Amateur Photographer Cover AP 15 June 2019 for web

In Amateur Photographer 15 June we show how to use light creatively for wildlife and nature photography, we take a first look at Sony's Xperia 1 smartphone, and we interview…