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 Nik Collection 3 by DXO is one of the most impressive software updates of 2020, refreshing and expanding some genuinely useful editing tools such as Silver Efex Pro and…

Photo-editing software specialist ON1 has released a free app for capturing raw images on your phone, if supported. It’s called ON1 Photo Mobile, and takes over the default camera function,…

Many photographers will have been sorting out their sprawling photography archive during the various restrictions and lockdowns this year, and extra storage is often welcome. Lexar has announced a new SSD…

The RevoRing is essentially a lightweight, variably sized stepping ring made from aluminium, which uses a clever spring-loaded attachment mechanism, almost like an iris. The smaller RevoRing supports lenses with…

Amateur Photographer 4 July 2020 cover for web

In Amateur Photographer 4 July, macro expert Ross Hoddinott reveals the secrets of great back-garden photography. Plus we test one of the best wideangle lenses for mirrorless, the Sigma 14-24mm…

Fujifilm has launched a ‘shop local’ marketing campaign to support photo retailers who have been able to reopen their physical stores from June 15th. The shop local message is being advertised nationally to…

For some time, US photographer and designer Nicole Elliott has been working with major strap supplier, Blackrapid, and the company has now announced the Nicole Elliott Camera Sling and Delta…

Many of us are hamstrung by chaotic image libraries. Maybe you started with a sloppy folder structure years ago and now you’re too far down the rabbit hole to change…

Regular readers will know we are big fans of the Nik Collection from DXO, a powerful yet easy to use collection of presets, filters and editing tools. The software works…