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Amateur Photographer

Sep 18 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.

This week’s cover image

A week in photography

This week in 1934 • TREASURES FROM THE HULTON ARCHIVE

#appicoftheweek Win!

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

At a glance

Fujifilm GFX50S II • Andy Westlake takes a first look at Fujifilm’s new sub-£4,000 medium format mirrorless camera

First impressions

X-T30 II gains higher-res screen

23mm and 33mm f/1.4 XF lenses

Lumix S 24mm F1.8 prime for L mount

Wildlife POTY reveals stunning entries

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

KIT LIST

Guy Edwardes

Fantastic fungi • Dig out your macro lens and head down to the woods, as the next few weeks should see a plethora of spectacular fungi appearing up and down the country. Guy Edwardes is your guide

GUY’S TOP TIPS FOR SHOOTING FUNGI

Why it works

Focus stacking

Win!

LETTER OF THE WEEK

Amateur Photographer

Inbox

Cream of the crop • The results of the second edition of the world’s only international potato photography competition have been announced

Tall stories told slowly • Photographer Alex Timmermans tells Damien Demolder why he uses the wet-plate process to bring his carefully planned situation comedies to life

U2’s The Joshua Tree

The Joshua Tree By Anton Corbijn • Photographer Anton Corbijn and art director Steve Averill tell Steve Fairclough about creating the cover for this U2 album

THE PANEL ON THE JOSHUA TREE

At a glance

For and against

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Nikon Z fc • Nikon’s latest APS-C mirrorless camera harks back to its manual-focus film SLRs. Andy Westlake investigates whether there’s substance behind the retro whimsy

Focal points • Nikon’s Z fc is essentially a slightly updated Z 50, all done up in fancy dress

ISO and noise

Verdict

Collectable, usable and under £100 • Collectors and users don’t always see cameras in the same way… except sometimes they do. John Wade reveals some affordable, usable classics

Kase Wolverine 100x150mm Double Grad • Andy Westlake finds out whether getting two filters in one is too good to be true

COMPATIBILITY

Professor Newman on… Back to the future • Why film was in fact digital, electronic photography is analogue, and how it might turn digital again

Buying Guide • Our comprehensive listing of key camera specifications

Final Analysis • Paul Hill considers… ‘Lathkill Dale #17, 2009’, by Matthew Conduit


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Frequency: Weekly Pages: 68 Publisher: Kelsey Publishing Group Edition: Sep 18 2021

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: September 13, 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.

This week’s cover image

A week in photography

This week in 1934 • TREASURES FROM THE HULTON ARCHIVE

#appicoftheweek Win!

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

At a glance

Fujifilm GFX50S II • Andy Westlake takes a first look at Fujifilm’s new sub-£4,000 medium format mirrorless camera

First impressions

X-T30 II gains higher-res screen

23mm and 33mm f/1.4 XF lenses

Lumix S 24mm F1.8 prime for L mount

Wildlife POTY reveals stunning entries

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

KIT LIST

Guy Edwardes

Fantastic fungi • Dig out your macro lens and head down to the woods, as the next few weeks should see a plethora of spectacular fungi appearing up and down the country. Guy Edwardes is your guide

GUY’S TOP TIPS FOR SHOOTING FUNGI

Why it works

Focus stacking

Win!

LETTER OF THE WEEK

Amateur Photographer

Inbox

Cream of the crop • The results of the second edition of the world’s only international potato photography competition have been announced

Tall stories told slowly • Photographer Alex Timmermans tells Damien Demolder why he uses the wet-plate process to bring his carefully planned situation comedies to life

U2’s The Joshua Tree

The Joshua Tree By Anton Corbijn • Photographer Anton Corbijn and art director Steve Averill tell Steve Fairclough about creating the cover for this U2 album

THE PANEL ON THE JOSHUA TREE

At a glance

For and against

Data file

Nikon Z fc • Nikon’s latest APS-C mirrorless camera harks back to its manual-focus film SLRs. Andy Westlake investigates whether there’s substance behind the retro whimsy

Focal points • Nikon’s Z fc is essentially a slightly updated Z 50, all done up in fancy dress

ISO and noise

Verdict

Collectable, usable and under £100 • Collectors and users don’t always see cameras in the same way… except sometimes they do. John Wade reveals some affordable, usable classics

Kase Wolverine 100x150mm Double Grad • Andy Westlake finds out whether getting two filters in one is too good to be true

COMPATIBILITY

Professor Newman on… Back to the future • Why film was in fact digital, electronic photography is analogue, and how it might turn digital again

Buying Guide • Our comprehensive listing of key camera specifications

Final Analysis • Paul Hill considers… ‘Lathkill Dale #17, 2009’, by Matthew Conduit


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