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Amateur Photographer

May 22 2021
Magazine

Published by Time Inc. (UK) Ltd Amateur Photographer is the world's oldest weekly magazine for photography enthusiasts. With its unique weekly format, it is the first for news and events, plus features on techniques, equipment tests and darkroom advice. It appeals to those interested in buying and learning about digital and film photographic equipment, wanting advice on improving their technique, and learning about the greats in photography. Regular features on reader portfolios, darkroom, digital, black & white and photographer profiles ensure all areas of photography are covered. With an audience of dedicated photography enthusiasts.

A week in photography

This week in 1951 • TREASURES FROM THE HULTON ARCHIVE

It's good to share • Our favourite photos posted by readers on our social media channels this week

Ultra-fast Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 CF APO

Leica offers ‘affordable’ 24-70mm f/2.8

Holder for digitising film smashes sales targets

Cokin launches high-end 100mm filter holder

Viewpoint Jon Bentley • Chinese firms are making impressive moves in many areas of the photo market, so could they soon shake up the camera industry?

Books & exhibitions • The latest and best books and exhibitions from the world of photography

From the archive • Nigel Atherton looks back at past AP issues

Best photo locations off the beaten track • With travel abroad looking uncertain this year, Tracy Calder teams up with landscape pros to compile a new bucket list of great locations in Britain that avoids the obvious honeypots and camera-wielding crowds

Update the bucket list

The power of photography

Win!

Amateur Photographer

Inbox

Drama of film • Large-format shooter David Fokos explains how he adds emotion to his mono images

After the Storm By Jayne Bond • Benedict Brain discovers the story behind this heart-warming wildlife image

Canon EOS-1D X Mark II

Postcards from the edge • With a 2021 UK-based holiday inevitable, Peter Dench describes how the seaside shaped him and talks to photographers who regularly stroll along the prom

KIT LIST

The lone tree and other stories • The local landscape helped photographer Edd Allen get creative closer to home during the lockdown(s). He talks to Benedict Brain about his vision and approach to the land and sea

Why it works

Paul Merton • Harry Borden says Paul Merton’s expressive face and willingness to improvise were an asset in his shoots

Harry Borden

Data file

Canon EOS M50 Mark II • A glance at the Mark II’s spec shows little new over its predecessor. Richard Sibley looks at it from a photographer’s perspective

Focal points • Canon has retained the same simple, beginner-friendly body design as the original EOS M50

Verdict

ISO and noise

John Heywood • We find out why the Nikon AF-S Nikkor 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR is John’s most treasured lens

Fujifilm X70 • We revisit Fujifilm’s fabulous pocket compact from five years ago

At a glance

For and against

What the owners think • Three Fujifilm X70 users give their verdict

LEE100 Hood • Michael Topham tests a hood for the LEE100 system

PROTECTION

Mamiya M645 1000S • John Wade discovers an elegantly small medium format camera

Buying Guide • Our comprehensive listing of key camera specifications

Final Analysis • Benedict Brain considers… ‘Biker Practising Yoga in Kensington Gardens, London’, 1976, by Patrick Ward


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Frequency: Weekly Pages: 68 Publisher: Kelsey Publishing Group Edition: May 22 2021

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: May 17, 2021

Formats

OverDrive Magazine

subjects

Photography

Languages

English

Published by Time Inc. (UK) Ltd Amateur Photographer is the world's oldest weekly magazine for photography enthusiasts. With its unique weekly format, it is the first for news and events, plus features on techniques, equipment tests and darkroom advice. It appeals to those interested in buying and learning about digital and film photographic equipment, wanting advice on improving their technique, and learning about the greats in photography. Regular features on reader portfolios, darkroom, digital, black & white and photographer profiles ensure all areas of photography are covered. With an audience of dedicated photography enthusiasts.

A week in photography

This week in 1951 • TREASURES FROM THE HULTON ARCHIVE

It's good to share • Our favourite photos posted by readers on our social media channels this week

Ultra-fast Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 CF APO

Leica offers ‘affordable’ 24-70mm f/2.8

Holder for digitising film smashes sales targets

Cokin launches high-end 100mm filter holder

Viewpoint Jon Bentley • Chinese firms are making impressive moves in many areas of the photo market, so could they soon shake up the camera industry?

Books & exhibitions • The latest and best books and exhibitions from the world of photography

From the archive • Nigel Atherton looks back at past AP issues

Best photo locations off the beaten track • With travel abroad looking uncertain this year, Tracy Calder teams up with landscape pros to compile a new bucket list of great locations in Britain that avoids the obvious honeypots and camera-wielding crowds

Update the bucket list

The power of photography

Win!

Amateur Photographer

Inbox

Drama of film • Large-format shooter David Fokos explains how he adds emotion to his mono images

After the Storm By Jayne Bond • Benedict Brain discovers the story behind this heart-warming wildlife image

Canon EOS-1D X Mark II

Postcards from the edge • With a 2021 UK-based holiday inevitable, Peter Dench describes how the seaside shaped him and talks to photographers who regularly stroll along the prom

KIT LIST

The lone tree and other stories • The local landscape helped photographer Edd Allen get creative closer to home during the lockdown(s). He talks to Benedict Brain about his vision and approach to the land and sea

Why it works

Paul Merton • Harry Borden says Paul Merton’s expressive face and willingness to improvise were an asset in his shoots

Harry Borden

Data file

Canon EOS M50 Mark II • A glance at the Mark II’s spec shows little new over its predecessor. Richard Sibley looks at it from a photographer’s perspective

Focal points • Canon has retained the same simple, beginner-friendly body design as the original EOS M50

Verdict

ISO and noise

John Heywood • We find out why the Nikon AF-S Nikkor 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR is John’s most treasured lens

Fujifilm X70 • We revisit Fujifilm’s fabulous pocket compact from five years ago

At a glance

For and against

What the owners think • Three Fujifilm X70 users give their verdict

LEE100 Hood • Michael Topham tests a hood for the LEE100 system

PROTECTION

Mamiya M645 1000S • John Wade discovers an elegantly small medium format camera

Buying Guide • Our comprehensive listing of key camera specifications

Final Analysis • Benedict Brain considers… ‘Biker Practising Yoga in Kensington Gardens, London’, 1976, by Patrick Ward


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