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Amateur Photographer of the Year

Round Five City Life

NEIL JOHANSSON from Wales is the winner of Round Five of APOY 2020, and receives products of up to £1,000 in value as his prize (based on Sigma’s RRP). If his choice of lens is above this, he can elect to pay the difference. Standard primes such as the SIGMA 35mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art (£799.99) or the SIGMA 50mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art (£749.99) are great choices for the street photographer.

1 Neil Johansson UK 20pts

Panasonic DC-TZ90, 20.6mm, 1/80sec at f/5.1, ISO 125

If ever an image summed up the claustrophobia and scale that can be experienced in cities the world over, it’s this one. The composition is extremely bold: filling three-quarters of the screen with the imposing building, and placing

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