Amateur Photographer

Best of Reader Portfolio 2018

Soft Focus Tulip

Dave Martin

In June we published Dave's portfolio of ladybirds perched on flowers from his garden. It was a lovely set of images, but I particularly liked this one. Sony A55V, 100mm, 1/160sec at f/8, ISO 200, tripod, reflector

Beach Huts

Mark McNeill

Beach huts are like catnip to photographers but the beautiful sunset colours reflected in the windows make this one especially lovely to behold. Nikon D810, 20mm, 1/4sec at f/11, ISO 64

Smoke in the Grand Canyon

Kieran Metcalfe

During an early morning walk in the Grand Canyon Kieran

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