Digital Camera World

Digital Camera World

November 2020

Digital Camera is the definitive guide to digital SLR photography and will show you how to improve any digital photo. It’s packed with practical photography advice and Photoshop tutorials to help you become a better digital photographer. With buying advice to help you choose the DSLR, compact system camera, lens, tripod, printer, or camera bag that’s right for you, it covers all DSLRs including Canon EOS/Rebel and Nikon systems. The perfect title for both amateur and pro photographers

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We all have periods in our photographic journeys when things go a little flat, and some fresh inspiration is required. So if that’s how you’re feeling while reading this, head straight to p74, where Ben Brain offers the cure. For even more inspiration this month, try Photo Active (p16) and its 10 all-new projects, plus more in Stay at Home (p43). Wildlife lovers can catch the best entries from Wildlife Photographer of the Year in Hotshots (p88); and if Egyptian antiquities are one of your passions, discover how Sandro Vannini photographed some of the treasures of the Pharoahs, on p134. Also this month, don’t miss our verdict on the exciting new Panasonic Lumix S5 (p108) and our pick of the best budget full-frame cameras (p124). Enjoy the issue. niall.hampton@futurenet.com Follow us or…

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this month’s contributors

Sandro Vannini Photographer Sandro has become famous for his stunning photos of Egypt’s recovered treasures. Find out how much work goes into every shot on page 134. Dave Kai Piper Photographer and filmmaker Dave shoots across a variety of genres, but on a visit to the Black Country, we find out how he photographs heritage buildings. See page 10. Margot Raggett Wildlife photographer Margot’s photographic career has seen her expand into a charity fighting to preserve rare species. Discover Remembering Wildlife on page 104. Jon Devo Photographer and writer Our new columnist has been a photographer for 18 years and is also a fan of technology. Discover his thoughts on the latest full-frame cameras, on page 106. Benedict Brain Photographer Ben restlessly explores the potential of his photos through a variety of creative projects. He explains how you can invigorate your own work on…

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we’ve changed the way we deliver gifts – please see over

Dear readers, Due to conditions caused by the ongoing pandemic and exacerbated by the lockdown, we are no longer able to serve Digital Camera’s bonus digital content on physical CDs. We know that many readers will miss being able to use this format, and please be reassured that we tried our best to retain the discs for you. The good news is that we have restored our die-cut tips cards, starting with this issue, and to make the transition to all-digital bonus content as straightforward as possible, truncated bit.ly download links will no longer be used. Instead, we will be serving all our digital gifts from a dedicated page on www.digitalcameraworld.com A full walk-through of how to download your digital content is given over the page. Finally, Digital Camera would like to…

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your digital content

HOW TO GET YOUR DIGITAL GIFTS STEP 1 ENTER THIS URL www.digitalcameraworld.com/dc235 Enter the URL above into the destination bar of your internet browser – we’re using Google Chrome, but other browsers work in a similar way. Please do not enter it in any search field or search bar (see the examples above). This will take you to a page on our website. STEP 2 START YOUR DOWNLOAD Just click the highlighted link Here you’ll find all the files, videos and resources to accompany this issue of Digital Camera. Scroll to just underneath the image and click on Download the disc for Digital Camera 235 and your download will start. STEP 3 ACCESS YOUR FILES Double-click the .zip file icon In your Downloads folder, or wherever you chose to download your files to, double-click the .zip file icon. Then…

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create a silhouette

Turning your image into a silhouette can be a tricky and lengthy business, as many methods involve lots of fiddly and time-consuming steps. But with this simple and effective Lightroom tutorial, you can transform most subject matters into a beautiful silhouette that will make your photograph stand out. To achieve the best results from this technique, you will need to experiment using different types of imagery. Try photographs that have defined subject matter, clear skies or that have been taken underexposed. The more you practise editing, the more you will understand how the images will look before you take them. Colour scheme Choosing a colour scheme or going monochrome depends on your image and personal preference. I found that converting this image into black and white worked most effectively for producing dramatic silhouettes.…

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world view

Polly Rusyn’s passion for photography went to a whole new level while she visited Papua New Guinea, on a recce for the adventure travel company she was working for at the time. In Madang she was fortunate enough to attend a traditional village sing-sing by the Bilbil people, where members of the tribe dress in traditional outfits to perform ancestral songs and dances. Polly asked if she could watch the villagers prepare for the event, and was then able to try her hand at documentary photography for the first time. The experience was transformative: one year later Polly left the travel industry and set about making a career as a photographer. Five years on, she shoots personal brand photography and teaches street photography both at home in London and in some of…