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Digital SLR Photography April 2020

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.

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United Kingdom
Kieli:
English
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Raspberry Pi
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12 Numerot

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1 min
welcome

WELCOME TO THE APRIL 2020 issue of Digital SLR Photography. It’s been a crazy month in terms of the weather, with persistent rainfall flooding wide areas of the country and no end in sight. Unpredictable weather conditions are always to be expected in spring, but this year has been as erratic as I can remember. In the space of a couple of hours I witnessed a sunny day transform into one ransacked by a prolonged hailstorm, then the sun re-emerged brightly and briefly before being replaced by hours of snowfall! It would have been great to have been outdoors poised to capture this climatic transformation as the light was spectacular. Spring is a favourite season for many photographers, not just because of the atmospheric weather, but because nature awakens breathing…

1 min
our team of photo experts

Daniel Lezano With around 35 years’ experience as a photographer and over 20 years on photo magazines, editor Lezano is passionate about photography, in particular portraits. Caroline Schmidt A professional photographer and experienced journalist, Caroline brings her talent for creating inspiring content to every issue. carolineannphotography.co.uk Jordan Butters With a finger on the pulse of all things photography, Jordan is a regular contributor and a talented professional 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 Lee Frost LANDSCAPES A long-standing regular contributor, Lee is a fountain of knowledge when it comes to shooting landscapes and delivering expert tutorials. leefrost.co.uk James Abbott LANDSCAPES James is an award-winning editorial, advertising and commercial photographer, specialising in portrait and landscape photography. jamesaphoto.co.uk Helen Dixon LANDSCAPES Helen is living the…

4 min
portfolio

Kilchurn Castle by Andrew Ray www.andrewrayphotography.com “Kilchurn Castle and its mountainous snow-capped backdrop reflected on the still surface of Loch Awe in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. The image was captured on a bitterly cold atmospheric morning in early November from the water's edge, shortly after the first rays of sunlight had illuminated the castle and mountains.” Canon EOS 5D Mark IV with EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM. Exposure: 1/4sec at f/13 (ISO 100). Moy Castle by Andrew Ray www.andrewrayphotography.com “This image captures Moy Castle at the head of Loch Buie on the Isle of Mull, with the peak of Ben Buie in the distance. A long shutter speed was utilised to blur the movement in the foreground stream and the distant clouds, which were captured during a brief spell of late afternoon sunlight.” Canon EOS 5D Mk IV with…

1 min
affinity photo professional photo editing software

Every photographer featured in Portfolio receives a download of professional photo editing app Affinity Photo on their choice of Mac, Windows or iOS. Affinity Photo was Apple’s ‘App of the Year 2015 & 2017 ’, named ‘Best Imaging Software 2016’ by TIPA, and has received thousands of five-star reviews from professional photographers, editors, artists and retouchers. It’s available priced £48.99 for desktop and £19.99 for iPad, with no subscription. For more information on Affinity Photo, visit: affinity.serif.com/photo…

6 min
the night sky

PLANETS, STARS, GALAXIES and nebulae are easier to photograph than you might think. Exploring the mysteries of the universe used to be reserved for dedicated astronomers and giant telescopes, but not anymore. With the right advice and approach, you can capture beautiful star-studded images with a DSLR and even a telescope and smartphone. Every month and moon phase brings with it new and interesting potential – if you know what you’re looking for and how best to photograph it. For instance, this April offers the brightest supermoon of the year, Venus at its most brilliant and the Lyrid meteor shower (21/22 April) will rain shooting stars. “WITH THE RIGHT ADVICE AND APPROACH, YOU CAN CAPTURE BEAUTIFUL STAR-STUDDED IMAGES WITH A DSLR” Once you know what you want to shoot, you need to…

1 min
further reading

2020 STARGAZING MONTH-BY-MONTH GUDE TO THE NIGHT SKY By Heather Couper & Nigel Henbest / RRP £6.99 Written by fellows of the Royal Astronomical Society and internationally-recognised authorities on astronomy, this fantastic guide is packed with valuable month-by-month dark-sky events and photographic opportunities. Each month has a dedicated chapter packed with observation tips, constellations and special astronomical events to photograph as well as practical photographic tips. Master moon phases, find out the best days to photograph planets and the darkest sites in Britain. We’d like to thank the authors for their expert help in creating this article for our readers.…