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Digital Camera World March 2021

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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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Country:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
Publisher:
Future Publishing Ltd
Frequency:
Monthly
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13 Issues

in this issue

1 min.
welcome

With its long nights and short days, winter may not feel like the most ideal season to enjoy an activity so dependent on light, but canny photographers will see this time of year as an opportunity. And there will be extra rewards for those who apply the learnings from this month’s in-depth feature on low-light photography (p60). But if taking your daily exercise at the coldest times of day doesn’t really appeal, then Stay at Home (p43) offers some new projects to enjoy indoors – or turn to Camera College (p72) to discover how to convert your kitchen into a studio for capturing incredible images of water drops and fruit splashes. Fresh inspiration also awaits on the pages of Photo Active (p16), and Hotshots (p84), where you can enjoy the…

1 min.
this month’s contributors

Chloe Dewe Mathews Photographic artist After working in the feature film industry, Chloe dedicated herself to photography. We get an insight into her fourth book, which will also form an exhibition. Page 134. Björn Persson Wildlife photographer Having spent years travelling the world to create renowned images of wildlife, Björn has also raised money for conservation projects and non-profits. Turn to page 10. Kitty Clark Photographer She may have diversified her practice over time, but photographing the magical bonds of families will always be close to Kitty’s heart. Page 16. Nicholas Goodden Urban photographer Maintaining creativity during pandemic lockdowns is no easy thing for someone used to working outdoors. Find out how Nicholas has coped on page 26. Kerena Bamrolia Photographer Creating diverse and inclusive editorial photography is a key driver of Kerena’s work. She takes us behind the scenes of one of her…

1 min.
your gifts

9 ALL-NEW TIPS CARDS Our collectable shooting tips cards enable you to carry handy settings and suggestions around in your kit bag, ready for when you need them. This issue, get wallet-sized advice on long exposures, fruity colour, architectural silhouettes, the blue hour and much more. Star Trail Kit for Photoshop Another chance to get the star trail actions first offered as the digital gift in issue 219. Now you can turn any night landscape inspired by this issue’s cover feature into a long exposure that reveals the rotation of our planet. NEW-LOOK TIPS CARDS! 9 subjects Techniques Settings Kit list Buyer’s Guide ebook 254 pages of the latest camera and lens reviews, plus buying advice for accessories! See the Gifts folder in your download. 16 STARBURST BRUSHES digitalcameraworld.com/dc239…

1 min.
how to get your digital gifts

STEP 1 ENTER THIS URL www.digitalcameraworld.com/dc239 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 239 and your download will start. It should only take a few minutes on most broadband connections. STEP 3 ACCESS YOUR FILES Open the .zip In your Downloads folder, or wherever you chose to download your files to, double-click the dc239-disc.zip file icon.…

5 min.
björn persson

Björn Persson Wildlife photographer Based in Stockholm, Björn Persson is a renowned photographer who has spent years travelling the world in search of adventure and remarkable images. He’s also involved with conservation projects, including Smart Savannahs in Kenya, and has helped raise money for African Parks, Star For Life and other organisations. www.bjornpersson.nu For wildlife photographer Björn Persson, the message is what matters. “I’m not interested in that pure documentary style of wildlife photography,” he says. “I want to touch people on an emotional level. I want to move people.” We’re talking via Zoom, Björn at home in Stockholm. Behind him, the shelves are filled with African masks, statues and other souvenirs from his years of travelling and photographing the natural world. He describes his photography, as seen in his new book Beauty Will Save…

1 min.
how to find original perspectives

1 Photograph what you love Forget about trends. Stick to what you really love, and your passion will shine through in the image. 2 Dare to zoom out Closer is not always better. Dare to zoom out and look for interesting surroundings and compositions. 3 Look around you Even if everyone is pointing their cameras in one direction, turn around and you might discover something even more interesting. 4 Forget the camera Be in the moment, and look and grasp what’s around you. Many photographers miss what’s right in front of them while they are busy adjusting their settings. 5 Don’t look at other photographers If you’re only looking at what other photographers do, you’re just going imitate them. Get inspired by art, design and the unexpected. That’s how you become original. 6 Break the rules Forget what you’ve been taught.…