Amateur Photographer

Amateur Photographer of the Year

Round Two Setting the scene

DARREN ROSE from Bedfordshire is the winner of Round Two of APOY 2019. Darren can choose Sigma products of up to £1,000 in value (based on Sigma's RRP) as his prize. Particularly popular with landscape photographers is the Sigma dp0 Quattro. One of four fixed-lens cameras in the Quattro range, its ultra-wide optic is the full-frame equivalent of 21mm, making it the ideal tool for shooting both dramatic landscapes and eye-catching cityscapes. All four cameras in the Quattro range retail at £899.99.

1 Darren Rose UK 30pts

Fujifilm GFX 50R, 250mm, 1/80sec at f/8, ISO 100

This image would have been very easy to skim past, such is its subtlety. However, when you stop for a moment to give it your full attention, there is much to appreciate. The immaculate focus point and aperture choice mean the dew-laden blades of grass are pin sharp, but we can still just make out the background tree, which gives

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