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The 5 Best Photography Magazines

Posted Friday, May 11, 2018   |   2565 views   |   Art & Photography   |   Comments (0) Here at pocketmags.com, we have the 5 best photography magazines to inspire and inform your skills and get you snapping away with your beloved camera of choice!

Click, snap, flash and abracadabra - a moment in time is turned permanently still. It’s the type of magic that lasts a lifetime, the kind that can capture a thousand words into one single image. This sorcery is what we know to be as the creative act of photography - a way of seeing and capturing the world through the lens of a camera.


With the right angle, a focused lens, steady hand, a bit of patience and the click of a button, real, raw and stunning images are brought to life. The beauty of photography is that it holds no boundaries - it can be as free as simply saying “cheese” or as restricted as centering in on a specific focal point.


For the pro, aspiring or passionate photographer, here at pocketmags.com, we have the 5 best photography magazines to inspire and inform your skills and get you snapping away with your beloved camera of choice!    


  1. Practical Photography

Moving fast or standing still, photography has the power to freeze any single moment in time. Whether it is a hobby that is near and dear to your heart or you’re building up an impressive and professional portfolio, Practical Photography is the UK’s leading photography magazine that gives you the most fantastic technique guides to help you take better pictures. Adjust your lenses and get ready to snap the perfect shot - with Practical Photography as your guide, you’ll be producing quality pictures you can be proud of in no time. Discover in-depth guides that take you through key techniques such as panning, slow sync flash or light trails, as well as enjoy jargon-free reviews informing you of the best cameras and lenses to buy.       


2. Amateur Photographer

From selfies to candid shots, taking pictures offers a sense of joy and fun, and the opportunity to look back at beautiful life moments whenever you want. If you’re not quite at a professional level in the photo-taking world, then perhaps Amateur Photographer magazine is just the guide you need to really take your skills to the next level. Established in 1884, during the humble beginnings of photography itself, Amateur Photographer has gained a devoted readership of those who are interested in giving the hobby of taking photos far more meaning and purpose. It is an essential read for those who are looking to buy photographic equipment or wanting expert advice on how to improve their photography skills.


3. Photography Week

So, you’ve captured the perfect shot, now what? Find out what happens next with a digital subscription to Photography Week magazine - the source that takes you beyond just snapping a photo. With Photography Week you can gain full access to the many tips and tricks you need to know about photo editing, as well as technical advice too, to help you maximise your photography skills. Discover the latest opinions, news and reviews from the world of photography, as well as stunning photographs taken by Photography Week’s very own dedicated and talented readers - will yours be featured next? Don’t miss your opportunity to excel in photography and the make the most out of your passion with a Photography Week digital magazine.     


4. Outdoor Photography

Who needs fake backdrops, when there is a whole world out there waiting to be explored. Outdoor Photography magazine opens your lens to new opportunities - from gorgeous landscapes to fascinating wildlife, Outdoor Photography shows you that the perfect picture can be captured from right outside your doorstep. Semi-professional or serious amateur, all you need is your trusty camera and an ideal location to snap the shot you want. Be inspired by an array of stunning outdoor photographs from Britain’s leading photographers, as well as informed techniques and instructions from the experts.   


5. Digital Photography - The Complete Guide

Composition, exposure and metering - it’s time to get technical! Digital Photography magazine takes you through a complete and well-informed guide each and every month so that you can become the ultra-confident and creative photographer you’ve always wanted to be! Dive into a new photography project every month, to really fire up your creativity and get you exploring new photographic techniques. If you’re passionate about photography and want to learn just how much your camera can really do, then Digital Photography is the only guide you will ever need to truly succeed. It’s time to start turning your snaps into masterpieces!


Need a good read to inspire your creativity? We have just what you’ve been looking for with our range of art and photography magazine subscriptions, to help you produce the creative work you can be proud of.

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Practical Photography is the UK's leading photography magazine. In this non-interactive 'lite' version, you'll find inspirational photography from around the world; fantastic technique guides telling you how to take better pictures, and jargon-free reviews informing you of the best cameras and lenses to buy. Please note: this is a replica of the print magazine and contains no video content.

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