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

Amateur Photographer 7 July 2018 Cover

In AP 7 July, we reveal how to transform your portraiture by adding movement and ‘creating’ moments, and we test Tamron’s 70-210mm f/4 Di VC USD telezoom.

Image sharpening

Confused about sharpening controls in Lightroom and Photoshop? James Paterson explains how to get the most out of them and avoid the pitfalls

A retrospective exhibition displaying the works of esteemed photojournalist Jane Bown is on display at Proud Central, until 12 August. Working within a male-dominated industry, Jane was a pioneer of…

Paterson family portraits

Discuss what it is your subjects want and start with tried-and-tested poses before advancing to more ambitious ideas. James Paterson gives his tips on shooting family portraits

Amateur Photographer 30 June 2018 cover for web

In Amateur Photographer 30 June we have expert tips on photographing airshows, and we speak to photographers who have battled the odds to pursue their art. Plus we test the…