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Digital Camera World Spring 2019

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

United Kingdom
Future Publishing Ltd
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EditorialContent director Chris George chris.george@futurenet.comEditor Niall Hampton niall.hampton@futurenet.comContributing editors Marcus Hawkins & Claire GilloTechnique editor Lauren Scott lauren.scott@futurenet.comArt editor Roddy Llewellyn richard.llewellyn@futurenet.comOperations editor Richard Hill richard.hill@futurenet.comImaging labs manager Ben Andrews ben.andrews@futurenet.comSenior art editor Rebecca Shaw rebecca.shaw@futurenet.comContributorsJames Abbott, Jon Adams, Benedict Brain, Jamie Carter, Georgine Hodsdon, Andrew James, Catherine Kirkpatrick, Quintin Lake, Rod Lawton, Sean McCormack, Andy McLaughlin, James Paterson, Jamie SchildhauerCover image Getty ImagesPhotography Bath Photo StudioAll copyrights and trademarks are recognised and respectedAdvertisingAdvertising sales manager Michael Pyatt michael.pyatt@futurenet.comAccount director Matt Bailey matt.bailey@futurenet.comAccount director Tom Walsh tom.walsh@futurenet.comCommercial director Clare Dove clare.dove@futurenet.comMedia packs are available on requestInternationalDigital Camera is available for licensing. Contact the Licensing team to discuss partnership opportunitiesHead of print licensing Rachel Shaw licensing@futurenet.comSubscriptionsEmail enquiries contact@myfavouritemagazines.co.ukUK order line & enquiries 0344 848 2852Overseas order line and enquiries +44 (0)…

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If you managed to make it to The Photography Show, then thanks for coming – it was a fabulous few days where, alongside the latest in cameras, lenses and imaging technology, there was also a compelling choice of talks and demonstrations to get immersed in. If you couldn’t get to the show this year, though, we hope to see you next time (14-17 March 2020).In this month’s Digital Camera, we’re getting ready for the arrival of spring (p40), reveal the overall winners of Photographer of the Year 2019 (p60) and get the inside story from Nick Brandt on how he created his latest series of incredible images, This Empty World (p132). Plus, discover our Gear of the Year 2019 winners in the special 52-page supplement that comes with this magazine.…

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this month’s contributors

JIm CosseyLandscape photographerFind out what happened when we joined Jim – a Panasonic Ambassador – in Wales, to test out the new SR1. See his tips and shots from the day on page 8.Magda WaziczekNature photographerMagda’s photography is dreamy, dramatic and wholly different. She provided the inspiration and imagery for our spring feature this month, which starts on page 40.Tracey LundWildlife photographerTracey visited the Shetland Isles with a mission to photograph diving gannets underwater. See the shot that won her a Sony World Photo Award on page 59.Benedict BrainCreative photographerOur regular columnist revisits a series of portraits from Miami Beach. On page 37, Ben explains how he used ring flash and a macro lens to get the gritty vibe.Andrew JamesOur man with all the answersAndrew’s photography career sees him take…

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free gifts

ACDSee Photo Studio Ultimate ’18 (12-month licence)Combining layer-based image editing with raw correction tools and helpful organisation, ACDSee Photo Studio Ultimate 2018 has everything you need in a photo editor. See page 70 for instructions, then enjoy! Download offer ends 30 June 201952-page Digital Camera Awards 2019Discover the gear of the year as we unveil our pick of the best cameras, lenses and photo accessories of the last 12 months, plus our Innovation Award! Look for this supplement after this magazine.9 all-new tips cardsOur popular cards suggest initial camera settings and offer tips to improve on your test shots. Keep them in your kit bag for handy reference when you need it. This issue, get set for spring and get inspiration for posing your portrait models.20 Light Ray BrushesThese brushes…

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chasing waterfalls

When I meet Jim Cossey at the Gateway to Wales, he is gently cursing the weather that we’ll be driving through to reach the Brecon Beacons Waterfall Centre. White skies and drizzle might not be the most inspiring conditions for epic landscapes, but it’s reassuring to know that overcast conditions can sometimes prove favourable for landscapes – yielding even highlights, shadows and colours.On a recent wild camp, Jim was treated to golden evening light on the Picws Du peak in Wales.Jim recently moved to the Brecon Beacons National Park to reconnect with nature and draw inspiration from his surroundings, without having to travel too far afield on a regular basis. Before becoming a pro photographer, he worked three seasons in the French Alps, running ski and mountain bike chalets throughout…

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inside jim’s camera backpack

1 Panasonic Lumix S1RAs a Lumix Ambassador, Jim had early access to a pre-production model of this new full-frame mirrorless. With 47.3 megapixels, powerful 4K video capture and a high-res electronic viewfinder, Jim says it’s a high-performer in a small package.2 Panasonic Lumix G9This is Jim’s usual camera, mounted with an 8-18mm lens. The Micro Four Thirds sensor provides extra reach, as the effective focal length for any given lens is double compared to a full-frame camera.3 Burton backpackAs well as making backpacks for the general outdoor explorer, Burton also has a range of photo and tech bags. Jim’s padded case has moveable compartments, plus plenty of storage pockets for his filters and batteries.4 Kase filter systemThe nifty Kase K100-Slim can hold a magnetic circular polariser for speedy mounting and…