Photography rules shoot at midday

Rules help us take better pictures, but blind devotion can result in clichéd pictures. James Paterson suggests a few ways to break free

Amateur Photographer 12 May 2018 Cover

In AP 12 May, Damien Demolder reveals why he prefers mirrorless systems for street photography. Plus we test the Fujifilm X-A5 and Yongnuo YN 50mm F1.8

As the world’s leading photographic charity, The Royal Photographic Society offers its members (and non-members) a unique opportunity to further their knowledge and fine-tune their work by applying for a…

The brightness level of Here the AEOS was used as a front fill and the output matched to the brightness of the light outside

  Location Hotels are great locations to shoot boudoir, but look for somewhere that gives you more creative options than just whitewashed walls and white linen. I like to use…

Amateur Photographer Cover 9 June 2018

In AP 9 June, Geoff Harris provides top tips for getting the best shots on a city break. Plus, we test the Pentax K-1 Mark II and Portrait Professional 17

Canons A-team

The first of Canon’s A-series models was revolutionary at its launch. John Wade explains why film users today will enjoy using all six of them

Why have you bought Flickr? We have long admired Flickr as a brand and as a community of very passionate, engaged photographers. So when the opportunity arose, we jumped at…

Amateur Photographer 5 May 2018 cover for web

In Amateur Photographer 5 May, photo competition judges share their tips on how best to succeed, and our Lightroom tutorial helps you organise your photos. Plus, we test the Sony…

Canon’s current tag line is ‘Live for the Story’, and there could be no better expression of that sentiment than through the company’s 26-year sponsorship of World Press Photo, the…

Paul Hobson wildlife watch

These migratory birds arrive in Britain for spring, says Paul Hobson. Once heard, the song of the nightingale is never forgotten

Known particularly for his coverage of conflict and religion, Magnum photographer Abbas has died in Paris at the age of 74. Among the many conflicts he photographed were wars and…

For famous photojournalist Sir Don McCullin, the landscape has changed irreconcilably since the days when dozens of printed pages were dedicated to his photo stories, leading him to declare: “Photojournalism…

Now in its third year, Fotospeed’s festival “Foto Fest Central”, is the inaugural Midlands-based version of the event. Foto Fest Central will feature five of the best-known photographers in the…

Wildlife tips

It’s important to plan and understand your subject, reveal background texture to add context to a picture, and nail the exposure and focusing. Learn from the pros

Amateur Photographer 28 April 2018 cover

In AP 28 April, our experts give you 25 editing & printing fixes to make workflow easier. Plus we test the Lumix G9 and celebrate Canon’s classic 35mm SLRs