‘Obsessions’ Magnum’s Square Print Sale, gives a rare chance to buy prints from some of the agency’s most famous members, including Steve McCurry and Abbas, for a sensible price. The…

As the tenth member of the firm’s premium G Master range, the Sony FE 600mm F4 GM OSS promises to produce ultra-sharp images with attractively blurred backgrounds. But in contrast…

Amateur Photographer Cover AP 15 June 2019 for web

In Amateur Photographer 15 June we show how to use light creatively for wildlife and nature photography, we take a first look at Sony's Xperia 1 smartphone, and we interview…

I recently spent 17 days sailing around the South Pacific on Holland America Line’s Maasdam. Sailing from Brisbane, Australia, the itinerary comprised a scattering of islands of New Caledonia, Vanuatu…

After acquiring the Nik Collection of creative image-processing plug-ins from Google in 2017, DxO has launched its  first major upgrade. Nik Collection 2 from DxO comes with several key updates,…

This wide-aperture zoom lens, which was announced at last year’s Photokina, has a fast constant aperture of f/1.7 and a 35mm equivalent focal range of 20-50mm, along with video-friendly silent…

Andrew Fusek Peters frog spawn

Following last year’s feature on how photography can help with mental health, Geoff Harris finds more stories that reveal the therapeutic power of image making

Wildlife photo ethics

The welfare of wildlife is far more important than any photograph. Paul Hobson explains all you need to know about the ethics and laws surrounding wildlife photography

Second-hand cameras

If you have a strict budget and aren't fussed about having the latest model then it might be worth considering a used camera, says Audley Jarvis

Barn Owl in flight

Barn owls are popular and photogenic birds; however they are a protected species. Oscar Dewhurst explains how and when to capture them with minimal disturbance

Amateur Photographer 8 June 2019 Cover

In AP 8 June, Andy Westlake busts the biggest photography myths from focusing to kit lens cliches & we test the Lumix FZ1000 II and Fuji’s XF16mm F2.8 R WR…

Nikon Z 6 field test

Geoff Harris spends some quality time with AP’s Product of the Year, the full-frame mirrorless Nikon Z 6, during two trips to Japan