How did you prepare for the super blood moon? The weather was going to be a critical factor here. It really needed to be totally clear for at least five…

Having a good-quality monitor to view and edit your photos on is more important than you may think. It needs to show an accurate representation of the colours you capture…

Amateur Photographer 26 January 2019 cover for web

In Amateur Photographer 26 January, we show you how to get better winter landscape images, we compare 6 of the best backpacks and we have a Lightroom guide to speeding…

second-hand best buys

If you want your budget to go as far as possible you should consider buying second-hand. Audley Jarvis reveals some of the best bargains to be had

close-up photography

Our experts suggest getting creative with compositions and backdrops and keeping a close eye on the details while watching out for distractions

Zeiss Batis 40mm f/2 CF

Zeiss has made a wonderful standard prime for Sony full-frame mirrorless, but it doesn’t come cheap.

Amateur Photographer Cover AP 19 January 2019

In AP 19 January, we offer top tips for perfect photo prints, assess six of the best phone cameras and review a colour-management solution for photographers

Portrait photography

Rules are made to be broken. Our experts suggest shooting as wide as possible, blowing highlights and experimenting with mixed lighting

Landscape photography

There are a number of elements to consider for landscapes. Our experts highlight the importance of framing your scene, experimenting with depth of field, timing and filters

Panasonic lenses

Micro Four Thirds users certainly aren’t short of great lenses. These examples start from just £249

Lexar has announced the Professional 633x SDXC UHS-I card with a whopping 1Tb (terabyte) of memory, which is equivalent to 1000 1Gb cards. While it’s certainly not the fastest card…

sony lenses

There was once only a small selection of full-frame E-mount lenses, but not any more

panorama photoshop

Photoshop's powerful panorama-building feature will extend the capture angle of your camera. Martin Evening shows you how