Recent events have triggered our survival instincts, encouraging us to focus on basics such as obtaining food, seeking shelter, and protecting our finances and health. But while we have been…

In Amateur Photographer 13 June we reveal the best lenses for each mirrorless system, for all budgets. Plus, how to master focus stacking, to help you get pin-sharp macro shots.

Social Distancing, by Dave Kiddle

Peter Highton ARPS, Programme Secretary, Richmond & Twickenham Photographic Society ’It’s important to keep members’ interest and enthusiasm going through this period, and to give them something to think about…

This image has been altered with a bespoke profile setting in Lightroom that was designed to warm up the tone of the image and create a stylised effect - Adobe Lightroom presets and profiles

For the photographer on the go, Adobe Lightroom presets and profiles are an easy and fast way to stylise an image. Essentially, they are a prearranged set of adjustments that can…

Leica M3 with 50mm f/2 Summicron lens in its collapsed position

Launched 1954 Price at launch £185 (50mm f/2 collapsible Summicron) Guide price now £1,300-1,500 (50mm f/2 collapsible Summicron) Some say the Leica M3 is the best built and most beautiful…

Amateur Photographer 6 June 2020 cover for web

In Amateur Photographer 6 June we focus on how to ensure our photography is as eco-friendly as possible, with lots of practical tips you can incorporate into your routine. Plus…

If you’ve always wanted to create a photography website then now might be the perfect time to do so. It’s an ideal task for those stuck at home and, with…

The Contessa-Nettel detective camera

Launched 1924 Price at launch £15 Guide price now £600-900 Once upon a time there was a small German camera company called Contessa. In 1919 it joined forces with another…

Pallavi, a Bikers for Good shot taken by the ‘superhumans’

Many people with various physical and mental challenges find photography a hugely beneficial and therapeutic pursuit, a subject we have covered widely in AP. Getting paid for your photography is…

Sony ZV-1

Andy Westlake explores a unique new compact camera that's designed for vloggers

There is something incredibly soothing about still life photography. When the world outside feels out of control, simply arranging objects in an aesthetically pleasing way can be a real tonic…