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Digital SLR Photography

Digital SLR Photography May 2019

Digital SLR Photography addresses the needs of today's photographer in a lively, informative and stylish format. For photographers of all abilities using digital SLRs or mirrorless cameras, it will inform and entertain you through a unique blend of technique articles, stunning images, inspirational interviews and authoritative reviews. A team of leading photographers cover topics such as landscapes, portraits and close-up photography, providing a focused and comprehensive read guaranteed to help you get the most out of your photography.

Country:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
Publisher:
Raspberry Pi
Frequency:
Monthly
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12 Issues

in this issue

1 min.
welcome

WELCOME TO THE MAY 2019 issue of Digital SLR Photography. No matter where you live in the UK, one fact is certain, head in any direction and you’ll inevitably reach a coastline. As any dedicated landscape photographer will tell you, we’re very lucky to be living on an island, as coastlines are among the most photogenic of subjects. What’s even better is that our small nation is blessed with thousands of miles of coast that offers diversity and spectacular views beyond our wildest dreams. In this month’s issue, we deliver not one but two articles dedicated to making the most of the coast. Head on over to page 66 for a Photo Workshop with leading pro Ross Hoddinott and reader Danny Berta, followed by top techniques by Adam Burton in…

1 min.
our team of photo experts

Daniel Lezano With around 35 years’ experience as a photographer and over 20 years on photo magazines, editor Lezano is passionate about photography, in particular portraits. Caroline Schmidt A professional photographer and experienced journalist, Caroline brings her talent for creating inspiring content to every issue. carolineannphotography.co.uk Jordan Butters With a finger on the pulse of all things photography, Jordan’s our features guru and a talented professional photographer. jordanbutters.co.uk Ross Hoddinott OUTDOOR He’s not only an award-winning nature photographer, a leading expert in landscape and wildlife photography, he’s a top tutor, too. rosshoddinott.co.uk Ben Hall WILDLIFE Regular contributor and one of the UK’s leading wildlife photographers share’s his expert advice for wildlife photography this month. benhallphotography.com James Abbott LANDSCAPES James is an award-winning editorial, advertising and commercial photographer, specialising in portrait and landscape photography. jamesaphoto.co.uk Helen Dixon LANDSCAPES Helen is living the dream, having…

4 min.
portfolio

The Wharf by Sarah Lyndsay Photography www.sarahlyndsayphotography.com “It had just finished raining when the clouds opened up revealing this scene. This stormy May sunset provided outstanding light and colour, which got reflected in the wharf's saturated wood too, making the foreground pop.” CANON EOS 6D WITH EF 16-35MM F/4L IS USM LENS. EXPOSURE: 2.5 SECONDS AT F/16 (ISO 200). The Natural Bridge by Sarah Lyndsay Photography www.sarahlyndsayphotography.com “This was shot in the early morning light of Yoho National Park, in the Rocky Mountains, at the Natural Bridge – an iconic location in Canada. The rock that has been carved out over time by the falls makes for an interesting foreground. I used a ten-stop ND filter to capture silky water and movement in the clouds.” CANON EOS 6D WITH EF 16-35MM F/4L IS USM LENS. EXPOSURE: 40…

1 min.
affinity photo professional photo editing software

Every photographer featured in Portfolioreceives a download of professional photo editing app Affinity Photo on their choice of Mac, Windows or iOS. Affinity Photo was Apple’s ‘App of the Year 2015 & 2017 ’, named ‘Best Imaging Software 2016’ by TIPA, and has received thousands of five-star reviews from professional photographers, editors, artists and retouchers. It’s available priced £48.99 for desktop and £19.99 for iPad, with no subscription. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON AFFINITY PHOTO, VISIT: AFFINITY.SERIF.COM/PHOTO…

3 min.
gardeners’ world

SINCE 2007, THE International Garden Photographer of the Year competition has offered amateur and professional photographers the world over the opportunity to submit their finest images of gardens, plants and flowers, with the chance to scoop some major prizes. IGPOTY is run in association with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, with the main exhibition held annually at Kew and a rolling programme of touring exhibitions in the UK and all over the world. The annual competition runs until 31 October each year, with the winners announced at the opening of the launch exhibition the following February. There are 11 main categories and numerous special awards including Young Garden Photographer of the Year. There are also seasonal categories, known as Photo Projects, with results announced four times a year. There is a…

3 min.
war & peace

TATE BRITAIN IS currently presenting a major retrospective of the legendary British photographer Sir Don McCullin. Widely renowned as one of the world's greatest living photographers, McCullin's career has stretched several decades and covered conflicts from around the world including Vietnam, Northern Ireland, Lebanon and Biafra. These unforgettable photographs will be shown alongside McCullin’s documentary photography, travel assignments and his long-term engagement with landscapes and still-lifes. With over 250 photographs, all printed by Sir McCullin himself in his own darkroom, this exhibition offers a unique opportunity to see the scope and achievements of McCullin’s career. Don McCullin's love for photography began in the 1950s, when he documented his surroundings and local community in his native Finsbury Park, London. In 1958 The Guvnors, a portrait of a notorious local gang, was published…