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Amateur Photographer

Jul 03 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.

7 days • A Week in photography

This week in 1996 • TREASURES FROM THE HULTON ARCHIVE

#appicoftheweek

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

New Scientist launches major competition

Wex starts selling Leica

Shutterstock gets a LIFE

Photos boost us more than meditating: survey

Lensbaby reveals the Obscura

Mono film launched – with graphic novel

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

Ben Hall

Wildlife in action • Photographing wildlife in action can be challenging, but with some patience and perseverance the results can be both dramatic and mesmerising. Ben Hall is your guide

KIT LIST

GARDEN BIRD FEEDING STATION

Before and after

Why it works

Ben’s top tips for capturing birds in flight

Win!

Amateur Photographer

Inbox

Stephanie Dubois

Slappy Snaps • Peter Dench talks to Belarusian photographer Anton Dotsenko, about his images of Russia’s increasingly popular Face-Slapping contest

Round Four Landscapes

Amateur Photographer of the Year • Here are the top ten images uploaded to Photocrowd from Round Four, Landscapes, with comments by the AP team and our guest judge

Winning kit from MPB • The gear our winners used can be found at MPB

ROUND TWO WINNER, YOUNG APOY

The 2021 leaderboards

CAMERA CLUB COMPETITION

Behind the print • Mark Gilligan reveals how he converted this scene to mono and prepared it for printing

PREPARING FOR PRINTING

Mark’s top tips

WhiteWall recommends

In motion • Controlling motion is as much a part of photography as capturing light, whether freezing action for that decisive moment or deliberately stretching time to convey speed. Caroline Schmidt speaks to experts for their insights and inspiration

Splash

World in motion • Richard Heathcote is an award-winning sports photographer at Getty Images. Steve Fairclough spoke to him about his career and the techniques he uses to convey motion in his images

Richard’s top tips

La Suerte De Varas • Documentary photography shouldn’t lie, of course, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be visually stimulating and creative, says Damien Demolder

KIT LIST

Long-exposure landscapes • Extend the passage of time to create stunning, ethereal landscape images. James Abbott guides you through the world of long-exposure photography using ND filters

Approaches to long exposures • Long exposures come in a variety of styles, with some relying purely on a lack of light while others require the use of strong ND filters

ND filters compared

How to use extreme NDs • Learn how to correctly calculate exposure when using high-density ND filters that throw the standard rules of exposure out of the window

Fake the effect in Photoshop

Trailing stars • Get a hot flask and go capture star...


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Frequency: Weekly Pages: 100 Publisher: Kelsey Publishing Group Edition: Jul 03 2021

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: June 28, 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.

7 days • A Week in photography

This week in 1996 • TREASURES FROM THE HULTON ARCHIVE

#appicoftheweek

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

New Scientist launches major competition

Wex starts selling Leica

Shutterstock gets a LIFE

Photos boost us more than meditating: survey

Lensbaby reveals the Obscura

Mono film launched – with graphic novel

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

Ben Hall

Wildlife in action • Photographing wildlife in action can be challenging, but with some patience and perseverance the results can be both dramatic and mesmerising. Ben Hall is your guide

KIT LIST

GARDEN BIRD FEEDING STATION

Before and after

Why it works

Ben’s top tips for capturing birds in flight

Win!

Amateur Photographer

Inbox

Stephanie Dubois

Slappy Snaps • Peter Dench talks to Belarusian photographer Anton Dotsenko, about his images of Russia’s increasingly popular Face-Slapping contest

Round Four Landscapes

Amateur Photographer of the Year • Here are the top ten images uploaded to Photocrowd from Round Four, Landscapes, with comments by the AP team and our guest judge

Winning kit from MPB • The gear our winners used can be found at MPB

ROUND TWO WINNER, YOUNG APOY

The 2021 leaderboards

CAMERA CLUB COMPETITION

Behind the print • Mark Gilligan reveals how he converted this scene to mono and prepared it for printing

PREPARING FOR PRINTING

Mark’s top tips

WhiteWall recommends

In motion • Controlling motion is as much a part of photography as capturing light, whether freezing action for that decisive moment or deliberately stretching time to convey speed. Caroline Schmidt speaks to experts for their insights and inspiration

Splash

World in motion • Richard Heathcote is an award-winning sports photographer at Getty Images. Steve Fairclough spoke to him about his career and the techniques he uses to convey motion in his images

Richard’s top tips

La Suerte De Varas • Documentary photography shouldn’t lie, of course, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be visually stimulating and creative, says Damien Demolder

KIT LIST

Long-exposure landscapes • Extend the passage of time to create stunning, ethereal landscape images. James Abbott guides you through the world of long-exposure photography using ND filters

Approaches to long exposures • Long exposures come in a variety of styles, with some relying purely on a lack of light while others require the use of strong ND filters

ND filters compared

How to use extreme NDs • Learn how to correctly calculate exposure when using high-density ND filters that throw the standard rules of exposure out of the window

Fake the effect in Photoshop

Trailing stars • Get a hot flask and go capture star...


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