Digital Photographer

Digital Photographer No. 189

Launched in 2002, Digital Photographer is the ultimate monthly photography magazine, delivering indispensable, practical and hands-on shooting advice. Aimed at digital enthusiasts and professional photographers, Digital Photographer features the latest high-end kit reviews, expert interviews, practical shooting advice and image-editing tutorials to help you become a better photographer. We also showcase a selection of images from DP readers every month – the ideal launch pad for your career. Please note: Digital versions of the magazines do not include the covermount items or supplements that you would find on printed editions.

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Character studies have a long and important history within the world of photography, and the portraits that have the biggest impact are often those that convey a sense of character in some way. Of course, there is no simple formula for achieving this and one person’s ‘character’ may not be another’s, but our feature, starting on p28 of the magazine, will help you to master some of the many aspects of this. Elsewhere this issue, we’ve got a guide to refining the frame and simplifying your landscapes for more successful photos. It’s all too easy to think that cramming as much as possible into your scenic shots will produce the best results, but our tips on p40 will help you to adopt a more streamlined approach. If you’re a wedding photographer, meanwhile, you’ll…

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our contributors

REBECCA GREIG Website: dphotographer.co.uk Rebecca is the magazine’s Reviews Editor, but she’s also well-versed in all things related to techniques and in this issue she’s spent some time looking at how to refine the frame when shooting landscape images, creating a guide to simplifying for success. Turn to p40 to begin reading it. MATT GOLOWCZYNSKI Website: mattgolowczynski.com Matt Golowczynski is among the industry’s leading experts on photography-related kit, and in this issue he’s taken a look at four different CSCs to see which mirrorless model performs best. Turn to p92 to discover his findings. He’s also tested the Panasonic Lumix GH5. Turn to p100 for his review. TOM CALTON Website: tomcalton.co.uk A sought-after professional wedding and portrait photographer, Tom Calton has taken time out of his busy schedule to put together a guide to make weddings work for…

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the gallery

Philip Tyas DP Gallery address: philt Image title: Luke How did you decide on the composition? I decided that I wanted the composition to be moody, but with an edge. I wanted to add character to the shot, so I turned the model so that he was facing towards the backdrop and got him to turn his head towards the camera. This made me ask the question: who is he looking at? Is it someone or something that has got his attention, and for what reason? Is it someone wanting to join the game, and at what cost? Can you explain a bit more about the techniques you used to capture it? My studio lighting had to be moody, so I decided to go with two 900 x 600 softboxes with grids. By placing them at each…

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win! professional lexar products!

Submit your best people pictures to be in with the chance of winning prizes from Lexar and having your work printed in the mag. The expert winner will receive a 128GB 1066x CompactFlash card and the CFR1 Workflow Reader, and the crowd’s favourite will win a 128GB 1000x SD card and the SR2 Workflow Reader. Portraiture is a genre that comes in many forms. We want to see your best people captures that depict a story, culture or personality. Enter now at photocrowd.com/photo-competitions/people-culture-and-storiesportraiture-photo-contest-1500. The contest closes on 24 July 2017.…

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the best of everyday heroes

In our recent contest in association with Photocrowd we challenged you to submit your best photos of everyday heroes, and after sifting through over 915 memorable images the winners have been selected. The expert winner will receive a 128GB 1066x CompactFlash card and the CFR1 Workflow Reader, and the crowd’s favourite will win a 128GB 1000x SD card and the SR2 Workflow Reader. Congratulations to all of the winners! 1PLACE WINNER Royal Marines Photographer: Harry Oliver Our comments: We really love this image of veterans captured at a Remembrance service – these men are true heroes of war who would have fought for their country. The photographer has very skilfully used a wide aperture to help isolate one of the veterans and the choice to convert the image to black and white helps to add…