The digital version of Amateur

Photographer dated 5 April 2014

is available now!

Win a Samsung NX300 with 20-50mm f/3.5-5.6 lens

Wildlife photographer Drew Buckley discusses his unusual and
strikingly graphic shot of a stag in silhouette at Glen Etive in the Scottish

Michael Topham studies the differences between two of the
best software packages for raw conversion – Adobe Lightroom 5 vs DxO Optics Pro 9

Martin Evening explains how to apply non-circular spot
removal in Lightroom/Camera Raw to rid your images of distracting elements

Callum McInerney-Riley tests


FaceFilter3 Pro, a portrait-editing
suite that is capable of advanced retouching

We’ve prizes of Olympus kit worth more than £2,000 in the
Animal Planet round of our Amateur Photographer of the Year competition

Alfred Eisenstaedt was a pioneering photojournalist who
believed his job was to ‘find and catch the story-telling moment’, writes David

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Details on how to download your digital version of Amateur Photographer