Practical Photography

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Practical Photography
Practical Photography cover 175.jpg
50th Anniversary cover
Editor Ben Hawkins
Categories Photography
Frequency Monthly
Publisher Bauer Consumer Media
Year founded 1959
Country GBR
Language English
Website Practical Photography

Practical Photography is a monthly UK photography magazine established in 1959,[1] owned by Bauer Media Group since it was acquired from EMAP in 2008.[2]

The magazine includes articles on photographic products, techniques and includes advice, as well as exhibiting and commenting on reader's photographs, and profiling professional photographers. It also hosts an annual 'Photographer of the Year' competition between January and July, in which readers may enter. The current editor is Ben Hawkins, and the staff experts are James Abbott and Tim Berry.


Staff members for the magazine:

  • Group Editor, Ben Hawkins
  • Deputy Editor, Tim Berry
  • Photoshop Editor, Dan Mold
  • Features Writer, Louise Carey
  • Gear Writer, Kirk Schwarz
  • Senior Art Editor, Chris Robinson
  • Videographer and Art Editor, Jake Kindred
  • Head of Publishing, Shane Collins


  1. ^ Practical Photography Magazine, April 2009 Issue
  2. ^ "H. Bauer Publishing Successful in Bid for Emap". H. Bauer Publishing. 7 December 2006. 

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