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Digital SLR Photography June 2017

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
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in this issue

2 min.
welcome

WELCOME TO THE JUNE 2017 issue of Digital SLR Photography. We’re a nation of landscape lovers and it’s obvious why – our country is blessed with lovely landscapes! Whether you’re in the remotest areas of Scotland, Wales or Cornwall, or in the heart of England, you’re never too far away from stunning scenery to photograph. Whether it’s rolling countryside or rugged coastlines, everyone has their favourite types and often a particular hotspot they’ll return to season after season and year after year. For regular contributor and landscape professional Mark Bauer, Dorset represents the pinnacle of UK locations and the focus of his photo guide book, Photographing Dorset. Find out what makes Dorset such as resource for great photography in our major interview starting on page 92. As always, we’ve packed…

1 min.
contributing this month

Daniel Lezano With over 30 years’ experience as an enthusiast SLR photographer and 20 years on photo magazines, editor Lezano is as passionate as ever about photography, in particular portraits. Caroline Schmidt With extensive experience as a magazine journalist, contributing editor Caroline is passionate about photography and delivering an inspiring magazine each month. Jordan Butters With a finger on the pulse of all things photography, Jordan’s our social media master, features guru and a talented pro 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 Mark Bauer LANDSHAPPS One of the UK’s leading landscape photographers and a celebrated author, Mark enjoys photographing the south west of England. markbauerphotography.com Ben Hall WILDLIFP A renowned wildlife photographer, author and tutor, Ben applies his expert knowledge to…

6 min.
portfolio

Rocks In Peace by Federico Antonello www.outdoorphotodream.com “I was returning after a day immersed in the waterfalls of Fanes, Dolomites, near Cortina in Italy. Walking into the forest, I crossed a small bridge and, turning to the left, saw this surreal scene. I composed the image with the river in the corner, leading into the scene. It was a mystical and dreamy sight – the wisps of fog, the muted colours and the low cloud. I used a Lee Filters Big Stopper for a long exposure.” Canon EOS 6D with Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L lens. Exposure: 120 seconds at f/16 (ISO 100). The Wild Grapes by Ivan Ustinov 500px.com/ivan_warhammer “We shot this portrait at the end of summer. On this day, I remember that the sun was diffused by light cloud, which helped greatly as the…

4 min.
britain’s best views

There’s no disputing that we enjoy some truly fantastic landscape views here in the uK. in fact, in terms of diversity, there’s not many other parts of the world that can touch what we have in such a reasonably confined area. the united Kingdom has long been attracting landscape photographers from around the world to its shores in search of impressive imagery. But have you ever considered which scene is your all-time favourite uK landscape? to mark the launch of the samsung galaxy s8 smartphone, samsung has conducted a survey of the British people to see which of our great nation’s views ranked highest amongst its occupants. it was a hotly-debated topic, with vistas from dramatic coastlines to mountain peaks, quaint chocolate-box country villages and inner-city sights all being put…

2 min.
shooting for the stars

How far would you go for a great image? whatever your answer, it’s safe to say that NaSa’s Juno probe has all terrestrial efforts beaten at this point. launched in august 2011 from Cape Canaveral in florida, and costing a staggering uSd$1 billion to build, Juno has travelled some 415-million miles over the past five years and has finally started beaming back images of Jupiter’s poles – the first of their kind ever recorded. The probe orbits the great gas giant in an arc formation once every two months, approximately. a closer orbit would expose Juno to excessive radiation and possibly damage the craft’s sensitive equipment. Juno boasts a unique wide-angle camera, called JunoCam, designed to capture a unique polar perspective of the largest planet in our solar system. The camera’s…

2 min.
scottish pride

If you’ve ever ventured north with your camera then this won’t come as a revelation, but Scotland boasts some truly incredible opportunities for amazing images. Whether you’ve set out to capture rugged terrain, coastal views, vast mountain ranges or even some exciting wildlife, Scotland can offer it all, and plenty more. Why are we telling you this? Well because the winners of the 2016 Scottish Nature Photography Awards have been announced, and we’ve got the winning and commended images to share with you! The SNPA is now in its seventh year, and attracts entries from amateur and professional photographers alike from all over the world (as long as the images were taken in Scotland!). Photographers vie for accolades across ten categories, as well as a prestigious award for overall Scottish Nature…