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Amateur Photographer

Aug 07 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

TREASURES FROM THE HULTON ARCHIVE

Win!

AP picture of the week • Our favourite photos posted by readers on our social media channels this week

We also liked...

Voigtlander Nokton 35mm F1.2 X

Vote in this year’s EISA Maestro awards

Sony unveils vloggerfriendly ZV-E10

News on Tamron’s first Fujifilm X-mount lens

First winner of Canon Redline Challenge

Luminar AI update adds instant bokeh

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

Focusing on the problem • Modern focusing systems have all sorts of tricks to help you get the subject sharp in difficult situations. Angela Nicholson explains some of the most useful

Adrian Dennis, AFP Canon

Björn Kupper Fujifilm

Lydie Bréda Nikon

Tom Ormerod Olympus

Jacob James Panasonic

Will Burrard-Lucas Sony

Marvellous Marsel

Win

Amateur Photographer

Inbox

Join Club the • This friendly club caters to all photographic levels and styles

Bolton and District Photographic Society • St John’s Methodist Church, Victoria Road, Horwich, Bolton BL6 5PJ

Swiss watch • Peter Dench talks to Roland Schmid about his award-winning Cross Border Love, depicting people separated during the pandemic

The Who’s Quadrophenia

Quadrophenia By Graham Hughes • Steve Fairclough uncovers the inside story of the photos shot for The Who’s legendary 1973 double LP, Quadrophenia

THE PANEL ON QUADROPHENIA

OUR PANEL OF JUDGES • Some of the finest names in music and photography chose the series’ covers

About Neural Filters

Add a shallow focus portrait effect • Working with Photoshop’s new Depth Blur filter, Martin Evening shows us how to apply it successfully to a location portrait

BLURRING THE BACKGROUND FOCUS

Evening Class • Photoshop guru Martin Evening sorts out your photo-editing and post-processing problems

MARTIN’S ADJUSTMENTS TO ENHANCE THE IMAGE

Pentax K-3 Mark III • Does this high-end APS-C DSLR make any sense in the face of more affordable full-frame alternatives? Andy Westlake takes a detailed look

Using manual lenses

Focal points • While recognisably following the K-3 lineage, the Mark III is almost entirely a new camera

ISO and noise

Verdict

Liam McAvoy • Sports photographer Liam McAvoy tells AP why he reaches for his Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 zoom more often than any other lens in his kitbag

Fujifilm XF 18mm F1.4 R LM WR • Richard Sibley tests a large-aperture wideangle lens for Fujifilm X-series cameras

Verdict

Nicole Elliott by BlackRapid Camera Sling • Amy Davies finds out if this designed-for-women camera strap makes life more comfortable

Ask the Experts • Looking for a new camera or accessory and need some advice? We’re here to help. Contact us at ap.ed@kelsey.co.uk or on Twitter at @AP_Magazine and #AskAP

Our experts...


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Frequency: Weekly Pages: 68 Publisher: Kelsey Publishing Group Edition: Aug 07 2021

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: August 2, 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

TREASURES FROM THE HULTON ARCHIVE

Win!

AP picture of the week • Our favourite photos posted by readers on our social media channels this week

We also liked...

Voigtlander Nokton 35mm F1.2 X

Vote in this year’s EISA Maestro awards

Sony unveils vloggerfriendly ZV-E10

News on Tamron’s first Fujifilm X-mount lens

First winner of Canon Redline Challenge

Luminar AI update adds instant bokeh

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

Focusing on the problem • Modern focusing systems have all sorts of tricks to help you get the subject sharp in difficult situations. Angela Nicholson explains some of the most useful

Adrian Dennis, AFP Canon

Björn Kupper Fujifilm

Lydie Bréda Nikon

Tom Ormerod Olympus

Jacob James Panasonic

Will Burrard-Lucas Sony

Marvellous Marsel

Win

Amateur Photographer

Inbox

Join Club the • This friendly club caters to all photographic levels and styles

Bolton and District Photographic Society • St John’s Methodist Church, Victoria Road, Horwich, Bolton BL6 5PJ

Swiss watch • Peter Dench talks to Roland Schmid about his award-winning Cross Border Love, depicting people separated during the pandemic

The Who’s Quadrophenia

Quadrophenia By Graham Hughes • Steve Fairclough uncovers the inside story of the photos shot for The Who’s legendary 1973 double LP, Quadrophenia

THE PANEL ON QUADROPHENIA

OUR PANEL OF JUDGES • Some of the finest names in music and photography chose the series’ covers

About Neural Filters

Add a shallow focus portrait effect • Working with Photoshop’s new Depth Blur filter, Martin Evening shows us how to apply it successfully to a location portrait

BLURRING THE BACKGROUND FOCUS

Evening Class • Photoshop guru Martin Evening sorts out your photo-editing and post-processing problems

MARTIN’S ADJUSTMENTS TO ENHANCE THE IMAGE

Pentax K-3 Mark III • Does this high-end APS-C DSLR make any sense in the face of more affordable full-frame alternatives? Andy Westlake takes a detailed look

Using manual lenses

Focal points • While recognisably following the K-3 lineage, the Mark III is almost entirely a new camera

ISO and noise

Verdict

Liam McAvoy • Sports photographer Liam McAvoy tells AP why he reaches for his Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 zoom more often than any other lens in his kitbag

Fujifilm XF 18mm F1.4 R LM WR • Richard Sibley tests a large-aperture wideangle lens for Fujifilm X-series cameras

Verdict

Nicole Elliott by BlackRapid Camera Sling • Amy Davies finds out if this designed-for-women camera strap makes life more comfortable

Ask the Experts • Looking for a new camera or accessory and need some advice? We’re here to help. Contact us at ap.ed@kelsey.co.uk or on Twitter at @AP_Magazine and #AskAP

Our experts...


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