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Amateur Photographer

Aug 21 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 1934 • TREASURES FROM THE HULTON ARCHIVE

#appicoftheweek

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

World Sight Day photo contest

Historic lens maker back in the game

Sigma 150-600mm for full-frame mirrorless

Ultra-fast Tamron 35-150mm f/2-2.8

Nikon’s sales grow but still challenging times

Documentary celebrates Picture Post

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

Coming out of the shadows • For some photographers, shadows are something to be eliminated or ‘lifted’, but when used sensitively and intentionally they can direct a viewer’s gaze, describe form, emphasise texture and even add beauty to a composition, says Tracy Calder

TOP TIPS FOR CAPTURING SHADOWS

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Win!

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Join the Club • As Royston is a growing town, this society is raising its profile in order to attract more members

Royston Photographic Society • Icknield Walk School, Poplar Drive, Royston, Hertfordshire, SG8 7EZ

Step away from the pixels • Moving away from digital photography completely seemed a big risk for fashion photographer Simon Lipman, but now he’s happier and his clients love it, he tells Damien Demolder

Icon to icon • A new book charts three decades in the life of Paul McCartney by the extremely well-respected portrait pro Harry Benson. Amy Davies spoke to the photographer

Hyperlong exposure photography • Garry Pycroft explains how he combines past and present in a single exposure that spans 100 years

CREATE YOUR SCENE: GARRY TALKS US THROUGH THE PROCESS

Panasonic Lumix GH5 II • Panasonic upgrades one of its most popular cameras. But without the headline-grabbing specs some hoped for, are the improvements enough? Jon Devo takes a closer look

Focal points • While the GH5 II may look like a minor update, its new features add up to a clearly improved camera

Verdict

FILM STARS Winning Medalist • John Wade recalls a camera that, for a few years, won the hearts of soldiers and civilians like

RiBL Solis 20 Shoulder Bag • Andy Westlake examines a small, inexpensive cross-body camera bag

ABOUT RIBL

When the chips are down • How does the current global semiconductor shortage affect the camera industry?

Buying Guide • Our comprehensive listing of key specifications for mirrorless lenses

Final Analysis • Damien Demolder considers... ‘Belgium v Italy, Euro 2020’, 2021, by Marc Mueller


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Frequency: Weekly Pages: 68 Publisher: Kelsey Publishing Group Edition: Aug 21 2021

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: August 16, 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 1934 • TREASURES FROM THE HULTON ARCHIVE

#appicoftheweek

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

World Sight Day photo contest

Historic lens maker back in the game

Sigma 150-600mm for full-frame mirrorless

Ultra-fast Tamron 35-150mm f/2-2.8

Nikon’s sales grow but still challenging times

Documentary celebrates Picture Post

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

Coming out of the shadows • For some photographers, shadows are something to be eliminated or ‘lifted’, but when used sensitively and intentionally they can direct a viewer’s gaze, describe form, emphasise texture and even add beauty to a composition, says Tracy Calder

TOP TIPS FOR CAPTURING SHADOWS

What a camera!

Win!

Amateur Photographer

Inbox

Join the Club • As Royston is a growing town, this society is raising its profile in order to attract more members

Royston Photographic Society • Icknield Walk School, Poplar Drive, Royston, Hertfordshire, SG8 7EZ

Step away from the pixels • Moving away from digital photography completely seemed a big risk for fashion photographer Simon Lipman, but now he’s happier and his clients love it, he tells Damien Demolder

Icon to icon • A new book charts three decades in the life of Paul McCartney by the extremely well-respected portrait pro Harry Benson. Amy Davies spoke to the photographer

Hyperlong exposure photography • Garry Pycroft explains how he combines past and present in a single exposure that spans 100 years

CREATE YOUR SCENE: GARRY TALKS US THROUGH THE PROCESS

Panasonic Lumix GH5 II • Panasonic upgrades one of its most popular cameras. But without the headline-grabbing specs some hoped for, are the improvements enough? Jon Devo takes a closer look

Focal points • While the GH5 II may look like a minor update, its new features add up to a clearly improved camera

Verdict

FILM STARS Winning Medalist • John Wade recalls a camera that, for a few years, won the hearts of soldiers and civilians like

RiBL Solis 20 Shoulder Bag • Andy Westlake examines a small, inexpensive cross-body camera bag

ABOUT RIBL

When the chips are down • How does the current global semiconductor shortage affect the camera industry?

Buying Guide • Our comprehensive listing of key specifications for mirrorless lenses

Final Analysis • Damien Demolder considers... ‘Belgium v Italy, Euro 2020’, 2021, by Marc Mueller


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