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Amateur Photographer

Oct 30 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 phottography

This week in 1963 • TREASURES FROM THE HULTON ARCHIVE

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

Sony Alpha 7 IV • Andy Westlake takes you on a tour of Sony’s exciting new 33MP full-frame all-rounder

First impressions

‘World’s lightest’ 70-200mm f/2.8

Samyang unveils its first zoom lens

Instax printer goes wide

Pentax premium wideangle prime

Nikon releases DX-format general-purpose zoom

WonderLab film processing facility opens

Viewpoint John Vahgatsi • Whose picture is it anyway? Perhaps there’s actually more to it than one thinks

Books • The latest and best books from the world of photography

Beautiful bokeh • The rendering of out-of-focus areas in a picture should be more than just an afterthought. Tracy Calder asked two full-time photographers to share their tips on achieving beautiful bokeh

10 tips for stunning bokeh

Portraits

LETTER OF THE WEEK

Amateur Photographer

Inbox

Green eco special • Our environment issue: how photographers are raising awareness of climate change

Reader Portfolio • Spotlight on readers’ excellent images and how they captured them

Wild at heart • This year’s winners of the annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition are as beautiful as ever. Here are our picks of the favourites

Pink Floyd’s Wish You Were Here

Wish You Were Here • Steve Fairclough uncovers the story of the legendary image for Pink Floyd’s 1975 album cover for Wish You Were Here

THE PANEL ON WISH YOU WERE HERE

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

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

STEP BY STEP: MARTIN EXPLAINS HOW HE ADDS TONE CONTRAST TO BOOST THIS STUNNING SCENE

At a glance

The shock of the new? • Buying into mirrorless for the first time, landscape and nature photographer Kingsley Singleton weighs up whether investing in the Nikon Z 7II has paid off

Getting a grip

At a glance

Leica R7: seventh heaven • Leica’s film SLRs from the ’90s won’t win so many cool points, but the R7 is a real workhorse, with quality, affordable lenses. Geoff Harris reflects on owning one

Vanguard Veo 3T+ 234CB tripod kit • Andy Westlake tests a remarkably versatile, yet compact tripod

ALSO CONSIDER

Canon EXEE • John Wade discovers a Canon that departs from the usual SLR design

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

Final Analysis • Peter Dench considers... ‘Stefan and the Free-Range Hens’, Dymchurch, 2002, by Edward Thompson


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Frequency: Weekly Pages: 68 Publisher: Kelsey Publishing Group Edition: Oct 30 2021

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: October 25, 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 phottography

This week in 1963 • TREASURES FROM THE HULTON ARCHIVE

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

Sony Alpha 7 IV • Andy Westlake takes you on a tour of Sony’s exciting new 33MP full-frame all-rounder

First impressions

‘World’s lightest’ 70-200mm f/2.8

Samyang unveils its first zoom lens

Instax printer goes wide

Pentax premium wideangle prime

Nikon releases DX-format general-purpose zoom

WonderLab film processing facility opens

Viewpoint John Vahgatsi • Whose picture is it anyway? Perhaps there’s actually more to it than one thinks

Books • The latest and best books from the world of photography

Beautiful bokeh • The rendering of out-of-focus areas in a picture should be more than just an afterthought. Tracy Calder asked two full-time photographers to share their tips on achieving beautiful bokeh

10 tips for stunning bokeh

Portraits

LETTER OF THE WEEK

Amateur Photographer

Inbox

Green eco special • Our environment issue: how photographers are raising awareness of climate change

Reader Portfolio • Spotlight on readers’ excellent images and how they captured them

Wild at heart • This year’s winners of the annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition are as beautiful as ever. Here are our picks of the favourites

Pink Floyd’s Wish You Were Here

Wish You Were Here • Steve Fairclough uncovers the story of the legendary image for Pink Floyd’s 1975 album cover for Wish You Were Here

THE PANEL ON WISH YOU WERE HERE

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

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

STEP BY STEP: MARTIN EXPLAINS HOW HE ADDS TONE CONTRAST TO BOOST THIS STUNNING SCENE

At a glance

The shock of the new? • Buying into mirrorless for the first time, landscape and nature photographer Kingsley Singleton weighs up whether investing in the Nikon Z 7II has paid off

Getting a grip

At a glance

Leica R7: seventh heaven • Leica’s film SLRs from the ’90s won’t win so many cool points, but the R7 is a real workhorse, with quality, affordable lenses. Geoff Harris reflects on owning one

Vanguard Veo 3T+ 234CB tripod kit • Andy Westlake tests a remarkably versatile, yet compact tripod

ALSO CONSIDER

Canon EXEE • John Wade discovers a Canon that departs from the usual SLR design

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

Final Analysis • Peter Dench considers... ‘Stefan and the Free-Range Hens’, Dymchurch, 2002, by Edward Thompson


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