CP+ is the most important photography trade show in Japan, so all the big makers were there in force. The event is based in the massive port city of Yokohama,…

Sony FE 135mm F1.8 GM

Sony has announced a large-aperture portrait prime for its full-frame mirrorless system, the Sony FE 135mm F1.8 GM. As a member of the firm’s premium G Master range, it’s designed…

Amateur Photographer 2 March 2019 Cover

In AP 2 March, we share tips from this year's IGPOTY winners and explain Fv exposure mode on Canon’s EOS R. Plus we test Sigma’s 40mm F1.4 DG HSM Art…

AP Awards lenses

Prime Lens of the Year Sony FE 24mm F1.4 GM Why we like it Absolutely superb optical quality Smaller and lighter than DSLR equivalents Built-in aperture ring Silent, decisive autofocus…

AP Awards cameras

  Compact Camera of the Year Sony RX100 VI Why we like it Really useful 24-200mm equivalent zoom range Very good image quality G Remarkably fast autofocus and continuous shooting…

AP Awards Accessories

Accessory of the Year Benro GD3WH Geared Head Why we like it Precise control of camera positioning High-quality Mg-alloy construction Relatively small and lightweight Uses standard Arca Swiss quick release…

Ricoh GR III

After announcing the development of a new model in its GR-series of high-end compacts at Photokina 2018, Ricoh has officially released its successor to the Ricoh GR II in the…

Amateur Photographer 23 February 2019 cover for web

In Amateur Photographer 23 February we share tips from some of the winning TPOTY photographers about shooting a whole world of subjects. Plus Canon’s EOS RP.

Fujifilm X-T30

The X-T30 packs a serious punch for its size, but is it the ultimate mirrorless camera for under £1000?

Rear-load backpacks

Access your camera kit with ease when it’s wet and muddy. James Abbott looks at six rear-loading backpacks that are perfect for winter shooting

Amateur Photographer 16 February 2019 cover for web

In Amateur Photographer 16 February our annual Awards recognise the finest cameras, lenses and accessories and we get hands on with the new Lumix S1 and S1R. Plus, a guide…

AP has just held its annual awards amidst the glittering surroundings of the Bvlgari Hotel in Knightsbridge, London, with the Nikon Z6 full-frame mirrorless camera named overall product of the…