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.

The awards are intended as a guide for specialist consumers. Only one magazine from each country may belong to any panel. Amateur Photographer, a founding member of the association, represents…

Amateur Photographer 18 August 2018 Cover for web

In Amateur Photographer 18 August, our mirrorless special issue, we explain how to unleash the full potential of your mirrorless camera and we look back at the journey of mirrorless…

The campaign, which is timed to celebrate the centenary year of some women getting the vote, asks leading photography-industry figures and the general public to nominate their own modern-day photography…

Jason Wharam has a deep affinity with the African bush and its wildlife. Born in Nyamandlouvu in Zimbabwe, he fell in love with the bush, and the animals and birds…

The Screen Optimiser uses AI to identify elements of a photo, such as scene and subject, classify it into one of 20 categories and then “instantly optimise” it based on the category.…

Amateur Photographer Cover 11 August 2018

In AP 11 August, we give practical tips for using high-ISO settings and fast lenses in tricky interiors and we share the fascinating story of the Wrayflex

 “We intend to strengthen the narrative of the photographic exhibits, by bringing the information all together in one room and using interpretation panels and rotating exhibitions,” explains director Melanie Duffill-Jeffs.…

The first course is the Ultimate Fashion Photography Masterclass: Your 2018 Guide, led by Rob Woodcox. Rob has worked with major clients such as Capitol Records and 500px, and his images…

A recent Bloomberg media interview with Scott Belsky, the founder of Adobe, revealed that Adobe is planning to launch a full Photoshop app for the iPad.  Adobe currently has a free…

The camera also includes a DIGIC 8 Image Processor, 5 axis image stabilisation, a 3-inch LCD screen that rotates 180 degrees and continuous shooting up to 7.4fps. Photo sharing is…

Amateur Photographer Cover 4 August 2018

In AP 4 August, expert James Paterson explains how to get the most out of wideangle lenses. Plus, we test Fujifilm’s X-T100 and Serif Affinity Photo 1.6.7.

Then you need to enter the National Manufacturing Photography Competition, an annual competition organised by the body that represents the sector, EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation. Now in its ninth year,…