MPB Since 2016, MPB has become very well known as a used camera and lens specialist, offering great deals in preloved kit and also buying-in your used gear at competitive…

Can you tell us about your experiences buying second-hand? Predominantly shooting sports means that I need to have lenses that will perform well in low light, and they don’t come…

second-hand film cameras

Despite the convenience of digital, shooting with film cameras can still be rewarding. Andy Westlake takes you through some of his favourites

How did you come to buy secondhand?  I’d been shooting events for a while, but had just booked my first wedding and figured I needed a second body. I was…

I’m sure we all know the feeling. A highly desirable new lens is announced that would, surely, give an extra creative impetus to your photography. The only problem is the…

Sony Cybershot RX100 VII review

Sony’s pocket travel zoom gains the latest autofocus technology, says Andy Westlake, but fixes none of the line’s glaring faults

Why do you buy a lot of gear secondhand, and where from? Simple – because I save money. You can usually get up to a third off the retail price,…

Amateur Photographer Cover AP 21 September 2019

AP 21 September is our Used Lens Special Issue. We reveal pre-loved deals for under £200 and show how to get great results from old lenses on new bodies

How did MPB start out? MPB has been around for some time now in various guises, but the official founding of what we have now was in 2011. I studied…

What secondhand gear are you currently using? I first fell in love with photography around five years ago when I bought my first SLR, the Nikon D3100. I started shooting…

Elements tonal tools

Whether you want to enhance contrast, convert to black & white, fix exposure problems or perform any number of other image adjustments, you need an image editor that offers the…