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.

Google Pixel 3 XL: At a glance: Android smartphone 6.3in display 12.2 MP main camera 28mm equivalent f/1.8 lens As the old adage goes, the best camera is the one…

Amateur Photographer 20 April 2019 cover for web

In Amateur Photographer 20 April, our Second-hand Special, we have lots of buying advice for digital and film cameras plus money-saving tips and inspiration. Plus, we take a first look…

Rotolight AEOS ad

Sports pro Terry Donnelly reveals how he captured his iconic Spiderman shot on the streets of New York using the ultra-portable and powerful Rotolight AEOS

The image was taken by Getty staff photographer John Moore last April, and the resultant public outcry put pressure on President Trump to reverse some of his punitive border policies.…

The DIGIC 8 processor also supports a range of improvements in Live View autofocus, along with Eye AF, an Auto Lighting Optimizer, a Digital Lens Optimizer and Highlight Tone Priority.…

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The red grouse is a medium-sized game bird that can be found in heather moorland across the UK. Oscar Dewhurst explains how and when to approach these timid birds

Olympus OM-D E-M1X

Our in-depth review of the Olympus OM-D E-M1X: a pro-focused, fast-shooting powerhouse of a camera.

Amateur Photographer 13 April 2019 Cover

In AP 13 April, David Clapp explains when and how to explore alternatives to avoid shooting clichés. Plus, we test Sigma’s latest 70-200mm f/2.8 tele-zoom

Woodlands photography

Woodland photography is all about finding order in the chaos. James Abbott explains how you can capture atmospheric shots with the minimum of effort

ISO make it work for you

Shooting at high-ISO settings can be a necessity. James Abbott explains how you can embrace high ISO while maintaining optimal image quality

Amateur Photographer 6 April 2019 Cover

In AP 6 April, the spotlight is on spring and capturing wildlife, insects, flowers & landscapes. Plus, we test Sony's Alpha 6400 and the Datacolor SpyderX