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Amateur Photographer

Jul 17 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.

7days • A week in photography

This week in 1930 • TREASURES FROM THE HULTON ARCHIVE

#appicoftheweek

It's good to share

Sony camera launch delayed

Camera quality key for smartphone buyers

Marilyn Stafford documentary awards

First camera gimbal with flip-out touchscreen

Viewpoint Jon Bentley • What is your position on flipping? There are pros and cons to the practice

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

Medium rare a guide to 120 roll film photography • Medium format film cameras are gaining in popularity again thanks to their improved image quality and a unique look, but there are a few things to know before you consider giving it a try, says Damien Demolder

Viewfinders and waist-level finders

PROS AND CONS OF VIEWING METHODS

LOADING FILM

Top Rankin

Win

Amateur Photographer

Inbox

The rise of boutique film • Mike Crawford explores the growing trend of converted film stock, the companies that manufacture and distribute them, and why

Top tale • Peter Dench speaks to Craig Easton, Sony World Photography Awards Photographer of the Year 2021, about his series, ‘Bank Top’

110 in 2021 • As part of his latest project, Tony Kemplen used a different 110 camera every day for a month. Here he explains more about it

WHERE TO GET THE KIT

KITCHEN MADE: DEVELOPING BLACK & WHITE FILM AT HOME

Find self- development • With the film revival in full swing, there’s growing interest in home film developing. Benedict Brain and Geoff Harris show how easy it is to develop a roll of standard black & white film in the kitchen

The gear you will need

Dan Newton

It’s a Long Road By Dan Newton • Benedict Brain discovers the story behind ‘It’s a Long Road’

Nikon Z 7

Ilford Simplicity Starter Pack • After a decade working with digital imaging, John Gilbey returns to film and tries out Ilford’s Simplicity black & white film development system

Your film processing checklist

Verdict

FILM STARS 35mm a film for all reasons • Whatever type of film camera you favour, there’s a 35mm version out there somewhere. John Wade talks you through the main options

What to pay • Guide prices for cameras with standard lenses, based on realised eBay results, recent auctions and specialist dealer price lists

At a glance

Intrepid Compact 35mm/120 Enlarger • Could this compact enlarger herald the second coming of home darkroom printing? Matt Parry takes a look

Negative scanning

Verdict

Fujifilm instax mini 40 with Contact Sheet film • Geoff Harris sees if this retro-styled camera and film offer instax gratification

At a glance

MAKING CONTACT

Foca PF3 • John Wade discovers a French rival to the Leica

Buying Guide • Our comprehensive listing of key camera specifications

Final Analysis • Benedict Brain considers… BMX Kid, 2015, by...


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Frequency: Weekly Pages: 68 Publisher: Kelsey Publishing Group Edition: Jul 17 2021

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: July 12, 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.

7days • A week in photography

This week in 1930 • TREASURES FROM THE HULTON ARCHIVE

#appicoftheweek

It's good to share

Sony camera launch delayed

Camera quality key for smartphone buyers

Marilyn Stafford documentary awards

First camera gimbal with flip-out touchscreen

Viewpoint Jon Bentley • What is your position on flipping? There are pros and cons to the practice

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

Medium rare a guide to 120 roll film photography • Medium format film cameras are gaining in popularity again thanks to their improved image quality and a unique look, but there are a few things to know before you consider giving it a try, says Damien Demolder

Viewfinders and waist-level finders

PROS AND CONS OF VIEWING METHODS

LOADING FILM

Top Rankin

Win

Amateur Photographer

Inbox

The rise of boutique film • Mike Crawford explores the growing trend of converted film stock, the companies that manufacture and distribute them, and why

Top tale • Peter Dench speaks to Craig Easton, Sony World Photography Awards Photographer of the Year 2021, about his series, ‘Bank Top’

110 in 2021 • As part of his latest project, Tony Kemplen used a different 110 camera every day for a month. Here he explains more about it

WHERE TO GET THE KIT

KITCHEN MADE: DEVELOPING BLACK & WHITE FILM AT HOME

Find self- development • With the film revival in full swing, there’s growing interest in home film developing. Benedict Brain and Geoff Harris show how easy it is to develop a roll of standard black & white film in the kitchen

The gear you will need

Dan Newton

It’s a Long Road By Dan Newton • Benedict Brain discovers the story behind ‘It’s a Long Road’

Nikon Z 7

Ilford Simplicity Starter Pack • After a decade working with digital imaging, John Gilbey returns to film and tries out Ilford’s Simplicity black & white film development system

Your film processing checklist

Verdict

FILM STARS 35mm a film for all reasons • Whatever type of film camera you favour, there’s a 35mm version out there somewhere. John Wade talks you through the main options

What to pay • Guide prices for cameras with standard lenses, based on realised eBay results, recent auctions and specialist dealer price lists

At a glance

Intrepid Compact 35mm/120 Enlarger • Could this compact enlarger herald the second coming of home darkroom printing? Matt Parry takes a look

Negative scanning

Verdict

Fujifilm instax mini 40 with Contact Sheet film • Geoff Harris sees if this retro-styled camera and film offer instax gratification

At a glance

MAKING CONTACT

Foca PF3 • John Wade discovers a French rival to the Leica

Buying Guide • Our comprehensive listing of key camera specifications

Final Analysis • Benedict Brain considers… BMX Kid, 2015, by...


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