Nigel Atherton

Nigel Atherton

Group Editor, Time Inc (UK)

Nigel Atherton joined Amateur Photographer, the world’s oldest consumer photography magazine, as a Technique Writer in 1994 and has been Editor since 2013.

Prior to becoming a photography journalist, Nigel had a career as a professional photographer, working in a variety of photographic fields.

Nigel enjoys many photographic genres, especially landscapes, travel, reportage, nature and portraiture. Nigel believes that there are many potential ingredients to a successful photograph, including great light, perfect timing, an interesting story and a well-observed composition, and in order for him to connect with an image it needs to excel in at least one of these areas, preferably with a dash of originality.