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07/27/2017 02:46 PM
Lightroom tips: Books, shows, prints

Don’t let your beautifully edited images languish on hard drives. James Paterson has a host of output tips for displaying them

Lightroom tips
Open your book or slideshow with a strong, emotive image
Don’t let your beautifully edited images languish on hard drives. James Paterson has a host of output tips for displaying them

07/26/2017 10:27 PM
Bruce Forsyth – a celebration of his life in pictures

Bruce Forsyth, a British legend of TV and stage has died today, aged 89.

Sir Bruce Forsyth, who has spent five nights in intensive care after developing a severe chest infection, passed away on Friday 18th August, 2017
Bruce Forsyth, a British legend of TV and stage has died today, aged 89.

07/26/2017 04:11 PM
Samsung Electronics Introduces New Portable SSD T5 – Ideal for photographers

Built with V-NAND technology, the new Samsung SSD T5 drive features industry-leading transfer speeds with encrypted data security in a compact and durable design

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Samsung Portable SSD T5 is the newest portable solid state drive (PSSD) from the South Korean tech giant as it …Continue reading »

07/26/2017 01:00 PM
Photo insight with Wayne Johns: Sleeping Beauty

On a shoot in a cold, draughty country house, fashion photographer Wayne Johns re-imagines an old fairytale with modern technology.

On a shoot in a cold, draughty country house, fashion photographer Wayne Johns re-imagines an old fairytale with modern technology

07/25/2017 08:57 PM
Tips for toning black and white photos

If you want to make your digital monochrome images or film scans look as good as possible, check out James Paterson's power edits

Lightroom tips toning black and white photos
If you want to make your digital monochrome images or film scans look as good as possible, check out James Paterson's power edits

07/25/2017 06:55 PM
Promo: Get 50% off a Michael Freeman course!
We have an exciting opportunity for AP readers wishing to learn more about photography by studying online with Michael Freeman, one of the world's most respected and prolific photography writers and teachers.

07/25/2017 06:51 PM
Edward Steichen – The Pond Moonrise – Icons of photography
Steichen’s 1904 masterpiece is both a high point of pictorialism and a unique artwork. It’s also one of the world’s most valuable photographs, writes David Clark. We look at what makes this photograph Iconic.

07/25/2017 05:54 PM
Homeless photographers share their world in MyLondon pictures

100 homeless individuals were given Fujifilm single-use cameras to produce the Cafe Art 2018 MyLondon calendar, which will be sold to raise thousands of pounds

JUNE 2018 image- Dip in the Thames by Husna
100 homeless individuals were given Fujifilm single-use cameras to produce the Cafe Art 2018 MyLondon calendar, which will be sold to raise thousands of pounds

07/25/2017 01:34 PM
Rogue FlashBender 2 Portable Lighting Kit review

Andrew Sydenham tests a flashgun accessory kit

Rogue Flashbender 2 kit
Andrew Sydenham tests a flashgun accessory kit

07/24/2017 10:13 PM
Solar Eclipse 2017: How to view and photograph the solar eclipse
H-alpha Sun
A partial eclipse of the Sun taken using a Canon 20D DSLR and a specialised solar filter known as a hydrogen-alpha filter. These allow the photographer to capture the flame-like prominences around the edge of the Sun.
This Monday, weather permitting, several parts of the US will be experiencing a major astro-phenomenom - a total eclipse. Here are some tips on how to view and photograph this event safely.

07/24/2017 09:04 PM
Obama Tweet with poignant photograph now the most popular tweet of all time
Former President Barack Obama’s post containing a poignant photo and quote in response to the turmoil and violence in Charlottesville, …Continue reading »

07/24/2017 06:44 PM
Photo insight with David Clapp: Radio telescopes, Sierra Nevada

A wintertime trip to the Sierra Nevada led David Clapp to these futuristic-looking radio telescopes. The perfect opportunity for a night shot

Radio telescopes, Sierra Nevada
A wintertime trip to the Sierra Nevada led David Clapp to these futuristic-looking radio telescopes. The perfect opportunity for a night shot.

07/24/2017 05:45 PM
Photography things to do this weekend: August 18-20th 2017

Looking for photography things to do this weekend? Each week, we be highlight exhibitions and events that are ideal for photographers and photography lovers.

Liza Dracup: Field Work – Ten Years of Photography Liza Dracup has dedicated a large portion of her career to …Continue reading »

07/24/2017 05:28 PM
Poll – What do you find is the biggest annoyance with home printing?

Take part in this week's poll!

Take part in this week's poll!

07/24/2017 04:37 PM
Discover the world of Panoramic cameras: The wider the better

John Wade looks at the world of panoramic photography, from the days when film cameras were made for truly expansive images

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John Wade looks at the world of panoramic photography, from the days when film cameras were made for truly expansive images

07/23/2017 09:25 PM
Quiz – Photography pop quiz. Can you get 10/10?

Test your photography general knowledge in this week's AP quiz.

This week’s photography quiz focuses a little more on specs, you’ll need a good understanding of some of the fundamentals …Continue reading »

07/23/2017 07:01 PM
Europe’s best camera products revealed: EISA 2017 Award-winners

We reveal which cameras, lenses and accessories emerged as winners of the prestigious EISA Awards 2017-2018.

We reveal which cameras, lenses and accessories emerged as winners of the prestigious EISA Awards 2017-2018.

07/23/2017 05:02 PM
First camera – AP readers share their first cameras

We asked the AP community online to share the name of the first camera they ever owned. Have you owned any of these? What was your first camera?

first camera
Whether your passion for photography took root in the 70s, 80s, 90s or the noughties, we all have a first …Continue reading »

07/22/2017 08:52 PM
Winners of the Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2017 revealed
A Norwegian photographer has taken the top spot in this year’s Leica Oskar Barnack Award with his long-term project entitled ‘Slash & Burn’.

07/22/2017 06:50 PM
Promotional feature: Top tips for colour management
Colour management can feel like a daunting subject at times. Depending on your set up and workflow, there are a …Continue reading »