Then you need to enter the National Manufacturing Photography Competition, an annual competition organised by the body that represents the sector, EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation. Now in its ninth year,…

The free-to-enter competition is all about celebrating the beauty in the everyday photo, according to the organisers, rather than “the highly stylised and heavily Photoshopped images usually associated with the…

The blood moon is one photographic event you really don’t want to miss this week. Check the time and dates for your location here, but why is it red? The lunar…

The sensor is a 1/2-type (8.0 mm diagonal) and uses the Quad Bayer colour filter array. As well as its unprecedented pixel count, the sensor, dubbed the Sony IMX586, is…

Amateur Photographer 28 July 2018 Cover for web

In Amateur Photographer 28 July we show you how to maximise your smartphone’s potential to create gorgeous images, we test Sony’s RX100 VI superzoom compact, and we reveal how to…

  Don’t forget if you can’t find a copy in your local newsagent, why not subscribe. It works out cheaper over a year and you’ll be sure of getting the…

On the weekend that Harry and Meghan tied the knot, the Panasonic LUMIX Roadshow crew were just a few miles away at the magnificent landscaped gardens of Stowe in Buckinghamshire…

Amateur Photographer 21 July 2018 cover for web

In Amateur Photographer 21 July we check out 11 sub-£200 lenses, we test six lens hire firms, and reveal how to get super-sharp shots when shooting handheld. Plus, we look…

Last month AP gave a second group of AP readers a chance to try out the latest Olympus cameras and lenses on a walk around Brighton. AP Editor and local…

Amateur Photographer 14 July 2018 Cover for web

In Amateur Photographer 14 July we have tips for tasteful HDR effects, and help you protect your shots from theft and defend yourself against legal hassles. Plus we review Canon’s…

acceossries under 100

The quality of the light can make a spectacular image stand out from an ordinary one. Michael Topham takes a closer look at various lighting solutions under £100