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.

Ricoh GR III

After announcing the development of a new model in its GR-series of high-end compacts at Photokina 2018, Ricoh has officially released its successor to the Ricoh GR II in the…

Amateur Photographer 23 February 2019 cover for web

In Amateur Photographer 23 February we share tips from some of the winning TPOTY photographers about shooting a whole world of subjects. Plus Canon’s EOS RP.

Rear-load backpacks

Access your camera kit with ease when it’s wet and muddy. James Abbott looks at six rear-loading backpacks that are perfect for winter shooting

Amateur Photographer 16 February 2019 cover for web

In Amateur Photographer 16 February our annual Awards recognise the finest cameras, lenses and accessories and we get hands on with the new Lumix S1 and S1R. Plus, a guide…

AP has just held its annual awards amidst the glittering surroundings of the Bvlgari Hotel in Knightsbridge, London, with the Nikon Z6 full-frame mirrorless camera named overall product of the…

Camera raw skills

Working with the Lens Corrections and Transform panels in Photoshop's Camera Raw plug-in, enables you to make adjustments at the raw-processing stage, says Martin Evening

Datacolor Spyder X

The brand-new Datacolor SpyderX is a quick, easy-to-use solution for colour-calibrating your monitors. Find out more in Andy Westlake's in-depth review.

Personalised photo printing has been long recognised as simple and affordable means of exhibiting one’s best photos in a physical form. Offering a variety of formats, the service allows photographers…

Michael’s foundation course gives a thorough grounding for pursuing photography seriously. It covers all aspects of composition, far beyond the idea of simply making a vaguely satisfying image by following…