Mastering layers

Get to grips with this cornerstone of photo editing. James Paterson shows you how layers can be used for all kinds of techniques and effects

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In Amateur Photographer 1 June, how to improve your close-up shots, plus fashion legend Norman Parkinson, and a field test of Nikon's P1000 superzoom camera

The first book to be released by celebrated amphibian and reptile photographer, Matthijs Kuijpers, Cold Instinct celebrates a diverse group of bizarre, rare and endangered animals. Gorgeously captured, each and…

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In AP 25 May, 3 photographers share their tips for great seascape photos. Plus, Geoff Harris spends quality time with the Nikon Z 6 in Japan

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In Amateur Photographer 18 May, our special Mirrorless issue, we explore the benefits of mirrorless and ask top photographers to share their experiences of changing systems. Plus we test Fujifilm's…

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In AP 11 May, we get tips from some of the 2019 Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year winners. Plus we test the Olympus OM-D E-M1X and Google Pixel

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In Amateur Photographer 4 May we share top tips on finding the best locations for landscape photography, and we look at the therapeutic power of photography. Plus, we test new…

SIGMA has teamed up with AP to offer 10 lucky readers the chance to attend a workshop in London shooting Japanese geisha with top portrait and fashion photographer, Dave Kai…

Amateur Photographer Cover AP 27 April 2019

In AP 27 April, we inspire you to shoot pictures in a city and Paul Hobson talks about the ethics around wildlife photography. Plus, we test the Lumix S1R