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Discover Sketch Drawer 5.1
Sketch Drawer Personal 5.1 SOFTWARE Sketch Drawer Personal 5.1 GET IT FROMwww.softorbits.com/digitalcamera.php BEFORE AFTER BEN ANDREWS Imaging labs manager Ben’s lab testing helps give our camera and lens reviews unrivalled authority. He’s also no s
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Back To Basics
Everything you need to know about choosing optical filters – in a nutshell DIGITAL cameras have largely done away with the need for carrying a stack of optical filters around. In the heyday of film photography, you might have required a set of colour
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Bring Out Landscape Details In Raw
SOFTWARE Photoshop CC GET IT FROMwww.adobe.com GET START FILES FROMwww.bit.ly/dc205files BEFORE AFTER JON ADAMS Photographer and writer Jon is a photographer and writer, and also provides individual and small group tuition in digital SLR and Photosho
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Win A Day With Charlie Waite!
Our guest editor Charlie Waite is the co-founder of Light & Land, the UK’s leading landscape photography tour company – and in this competition, you could win a day with Charlie on his upcoming workshop in Dorset! Places on this sold-out workshop wou
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Holster Bags
www.cullmann.de 1 ALTHOUGH it’s the largest of three holster bags in Cullmann’s Panama range, the Action 200 is still on the small side, with an interior measuring 17cm high, 16cm wide and 10cm deep. That’s spacious enough for an APS-C DSLR like a Ca
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Charlie Waite’s Top 25 Landscape Locations
IT’S been 25 years since British landscape photographer Charlie Waite co-founded the photographic tour company Light & Land. During that time, Charlie’s intrepid travels have taken him to all four corners of the world, discovering photogenic location
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Street Primes
STREET photography means different things to different people. We never like to shoehorn photographic styles and genres into small boxes with constraining labels. Even so, certain rules tend to apply, even if those rules are there to be broken. For e
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The Great Olympus Scavenger Hunt
MORE and more photographers are thinking of switching to a mirrorless camera – either abandoning the SLR systems they have used for years, or adding a new CSC as their second camera. With smaller body sizes, faster frame rates, better video features
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Olympus PEN E-PL9
CSC www.olympus.co.uk £549/$699 with 14-42mm EZ lens 2 The rear screen tilts up and down and extends further on a double-hinge mechanism to rotate 180 degrees for selfies 3 The touchscreen display offers touch-focus and touch-shutter modes, but you c
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Photo Projects
PROJECT 1 Open the aperture setting as wide as it will go for your close-ups WHEN you shoot at close proximity to your subject, pro photographers will often advise you to use a small aperture setting (such as f/11), to get more of the subject in focu
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Fujifilm X-A5
CSC www.fujifilm.co.uk £529/$599 with XC15-45mm lens 2 There is a second control wheel on the back of the camera, handily placed just above the thumbrest. 3 The touchscreen display flips up for low-angle shots and through a full 180 degrees for selfi
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Infocus
20.1MP COMPACT The Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VI packs a thrilling set of specs LIKE the previous five instalments in the RX100 range, the sixth camera features a 20.1MP 1-inch sensor. It’s what’s on the outside that is a big deal here. For the first time
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Canon EOS 4000D
DSLR www.canon.co.uk £369 with EF-S 18-55mm III DC lens 2 The viewfinder is the same as other entry-level Canon DSLRs, though there’s no diopter adjustment for eyesight corrections. 3 The 2.7-inch 230k-dot screen does the job, but it does seem quite
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Hotshots
Kit Nikon D800 with Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8 lens at 200mm Exposure 1/250 sec at f/11 PHIL MALPAS “The image was taken during our 2016 tour to Tuscany (led by Clive Minnitt and me). The Val d’Orcia in springtime is truly a special location. If condition
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Sounds Amazing!
WIN £1,589 IN PRIZES WE HAVE teamed up with our friends at Olympus to offer you the chance of winning the perfect set-up for vloggers and filmmakers! As every professional moviemaker knows, the sound is just as important as the video when it comes to
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Welcome To This Special July 2018 Issue Of Digital Camera
WHAT fun to be asked to ‘guest edit’ this issue! Humans have always wanted to honour the landscape and be as near to it as possible. There’s a primal need to get close to the land. Photographers, painters and poets just cannot seem to let it go: it’s
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Martin Parr
Walton on the Naze, 2017. MARTIN Parr was once seen as an outsider by the photography establishment, and his work divided opinion among both critics and fellow photographers. Some regarded him as a distinctive and witty observer of contemporary life,
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The Wind Of Change
Quintin’s autofocus system lets him down after days of constant rain. ONE step across the diminutive Galloway Burn, and I’m in Ayrshire. The coast stretching north towards the Clyde is gratifyingly direct, and with a marked path to follow, I feel lik
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Paul Sanders
THE first question is: why do you need to take photographs? That is a good question… Because I can’t do anything else. I’ve never wanted to do anything else. It’s like a burning passion within me. When I take pictures, I feel properly connected with
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Desert Island Dslr
www.damiendemolder.com How would you describe your photography? I try to shoot atmospheres and the feelings that I have about a place, a moment, an occasion or a person. I try to ignore the physical stuff, as much as you can in photography, and conce
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Photo Answers
ANTAGONISED BY AUTOFOCUS? UNHINGED BY UNDEREXPOSURE? Send your question to digitalcamera@futurenet.com and let us provide you with a solution ANDREW JAMES Our expert photo advisor is here to help Without stacking With stacking On the left is a single
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Essential Presentation Options In Photoshop
SOFTWARE Photoshop CC GET IT FROMwww.adobe.com GET START FILES FROMwww.bit.ly/dc205files BEFORE AFTER JAMES ABBOTT Photographer and journalist James is a professional photographer. He’s an advanced Photoshop user and has created hundreds of tutorials
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Shootout!
SHOOTOUT! Sponsored by london camera exchange This month, technique editor Claire Gillo headed out west to spend a balmy day with Maria and Gordon – two photographers with different photographic styles, but a shared passion for scenics READER 1 CAMER
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Create Portraits That Are Easy On The Eyes
SOFTWARE Photoshop CC GET IT FROMwww.adobe.com GET START FILES FROMwww.bit.ly/dc205files BEFORE AFTER JAMES PATERSON Editor, Practical Photoshop With a decade as a working writer and photographer behind him, James knows exactly which Photoshop and Li
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Image Analysis
NAME: Cameron McFarlane LOCATION: New South Wales, Australia KIT: Canon EOS 5D Mark III with EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM lens at 130mm EXPOSURE: 1/1,000 sec at f/3.5, ISO 640 WEBSITE:www.cammcfarlane.com This wave shape appears almost mountainous, c
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Develop Your Own Style With Lightroom
SOFTWARE Lightroom Classic 7.3 GET IT FROMwww.adobe.com GET START FILES FROMwww.bit.ly/dc205files BEFORE AFTER SEAN McCORMACK Photographer and writer Sean McCormack is a photographer and writer based in Galway in the west of Ireland. He’s the author
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Sarah Mumby
“Focus looks accurate: it is on the eye with the catch light, just where you want it” SARAH SAYS: My image is of a friend’s dog I was walking on the cinder track between Ravenscar and Robin Hood’s Bay on the Yorkshire coast. I was just trying out som
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Master The Background Eraser
SOFTWARE Photoshop CC GET IT FROMwww.adobe.com GET START FILE FROMwww.bit.ly/dc205files BEFORE AFTER JAMES PATERSON Editor, Practical Photoshop With a decade as a working writer and photographer behind him, James knows exactly which Photoshop and Lig
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Show Your Photography In The Best Light
PHOTO albums are OK for family snaps, and tablets are fine for showing people your holiday pictures. But as a serious photographer, you want to present your work in a more professional way that people will take note of. A custom-printed photo book ca
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Make Your Black-and-white Images Stand Out
Photoshop SOFTWARE Photoshop CC GET IT FROMwww.adobe.com GET START FILES FROMwww.bit.ly/dc204files Photographer and journalist James is a professional photographer. He’s an advanced Photoshop user and has created hundreds of tutorials to help other p
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