PhotoPlus : The Canon Magazine

PhotoPlus : The Canon Magazine February 2020

Introducing the all-new PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine, the biggest and best Canon DSLR photography magazine. We're now bigger and better than ever, with 148 pages packed with more Canon EOS DSLR techniques, test and tips than ever. You'll find new Canon pro photographer interviews, more in-depth Canon DSLR and kit tests, a comprehensive Canon DSLR and lens buyers' guide, Canon School technical advice, photo stories and more

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Editor WINTER LANDSCAPES New year, new Canon skills! Take your best-ever scenic shots in 2020 with our big photography guide! Page 28 Happy new year! I can’t believe it’s the year 2020. 2020! It looks and sounds like the future. However, despite being in denial about the date, and with everything going on around the world, I’m feeling unusually optimistic. I’m really looking forward to having a great year, trying new Canon cameras, progressing my photography, and producing the best Canon magazine we can every month for you. This issue our intrepid technique editor Dan heads to the Isle of Skye in Scotland for some epic landscape images – with snowy mountains and rugged scenes, it’s an ideal, picturesque place to challenge your skills. From Canon camera setup and photographic tips, to key lens and…

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• We’re the only photo magazine in the newsagent that’s 100% DEDICATED TO CANON EOS DSLR OWNERS so we’re 100% relevant to your needs.• WE’RE 100% INDEPENDENT which means we’re free to publish what we feel is best for EVERY CANON DSLR PHOTOGRAPHER from beginners to enthusiasts to professionals.• We’re CANON ENTHUSIASTS and, with our contributors, we can offer years of EXPERT PHOTOGRAPHY EXPERIENCE. We’re always excited to pass on what we’ve learned.• We’re more than just a print mag; YOU CAN BUY PHOTOPLUS FOR ANY DIGITAL DEVICE WORLDWIDE via Apple iTunes, Zinio, Magzter, Amazon Kindle, B&N Nook, PocketMags or PressReader.• Our Video Disc has THE VERY BEST DSLR TECHNIQUE & PHOTOSHOP VIDEO GUIDES, which can also be viewed via our digital editions.• We’re proud to use THE WORLD’S TOP…

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Peter Travers Editor • 5D Mark IV peter.travers@futurenet.com “I know many readers get scared when it comes to Speedlites, but this issue we prove how simple they can be by photographing flowers with flash.” PAGE 08 Dan Mold Technique editor • 7D Mk II dan.mold@futurenet.com “I headed to Scotland’s glorious Isle of Skye to meet Canon pro, Chris Rutter, and shoot winter landscapes for this month’s chilling photo guide.” PAGE 28 Ben Andrews Lab manager • 5D Mark III ben.andrews@futurenet.com “ND grad filters can take your shots of the landscape to the next level. Find out which one of these you should be packing away in your gear bag.” PAGE 100 James Paterson Technique writer • 5D Mark IV james.paterson@futurenet.com “If you’re by a field in Swindon one evening, you might have spotted an odd chap running around waving a blue torch at trees. That…

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this issue’s contributors…

Damian Waters Nature and landscape photographer Damian shows our budding Apprentice how to use flash for flower photos. PAGE 08 Jeremy Flint Pro photographer Jeremy Flint shows us what kit he uses all around the world for landscapes and more. PAGE 78 David Noton David laments the slowly diminishing magic of Iceland, owing, partly, to photographers. PAGE 42 Marcus Hawkins Prepare your camera for the blistering cold! Ensure your camera is safe and that your shots are well-balanced. PAGE 84 Wanda Martin Fashion and music pro photographer Wanda Martin talks about art, dancing and expression. PAGE 66 Brian Worley Is there anything about Canon gear that Brian doesn’t know? Find out in the latest batch of techy Q&As. PAGE 88 Our contributors Ben Andrews, Jeremy Flint, Marcus Hawkins, Gareth Jones, Wanda Martin, David Noton, James Paterson, Matthew Richards, Damian Waters, Brian Worley…

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flash with flowers

APPRENTICE NAME: CHRISTINE BYTHWAY CAMERA: CANON EOS 550D CHRISTINE, 68, is from Cheshire, and worked in banking for 42 years. She now works part-time, and is a qualified florist, running her own small business providing flowers for weddings and events. She began taking photographs in her teens and was immediately hooked! She enjoys taking shots of landscapes, wildlife and flowers, and was keen to learn how to use a macro lens for better close-ups. CANON PRO NAME: DAMIAN WATERS CAMERA: CANON EOS 5D Mk IV DAMIAN, 50, is based on the Wirral and has been a freelance nature and landscape photographer for over 25 years. He started his photographic career aged eight trying, unsuccessfully, to shoot a robin with a borrowed Kodak. By coincidence, one of his recent robin images was the front cover image for BBC Wildlife mage in December!…

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01 LAND OF THE EAGLE (WINNER: BEHAVIOUR BIRDS) BY AUDUN RIKARDSEN High on a ledge, on the coast near his home in northern Norway, Audun carefully positioned an old tree branch that he hoped would make a perfect golden eagle lookout. To this he bolted a tripod head with a camera, flashes and motion sensor attached, and built a hide nearby too. Lens Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM Exposure 1/2500 sec, f/14, ISO800 02 PONDWORLD (WINNER: BEHAVIOUR: AMPHIBIANS & REPTILES) BY MANUEL PLAICKNER Every spring, for more than a decade, Manuel had followed the mass migration of common frogs in South Tyrol, Italy. Manuel found the perfect pond with the right light at just the right time when it all came together and he was able to get this shot. Lens Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM Exposure…