Digital Photographer

Digital Photographer No. 196

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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Welcome to the latest issue of Digital Photographer magazine. Well, this issue, we’ve got plenty of number 10’s for you, starting with our main feature. In the world of photography, there’s often a difference between abstract advice and a closer look at its application in the real world. In this issue, we’ve asked 10 incredible professional photographers to give us an insight into their working practices and take you behind the scenes on a shoot. There are tips throughout that are sure to inspire your own photography. We’ve also got a guide to the 10 essential editing tricks that will help to transform your photos and make them appear far more professional. Image editing is a crucial element of a digital photographer’s workflow and it’s vital that you know how to produce…

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our contributors

PETER FENECH Which post-processing techniques should be a staple part of every digital photographer’s workflow? Our Staff Writer Peter has been busy answering this question this issue, putting together a handy guide to the essential methods you need to learn to edit your images to perfection, over on p54 of the magazine. Website: MATTHEW RICHARDS This issue, gear expert Matthew Richards has given his verdict on 2017’s top camera releases in our special Gear of the Year roundup, featuring releases such as the Fujifilm GFX 50S and the Nikon D850 to the Canon EOS 6D Mark II. Read his reviews in our 23-page feature, starting on p90. Website: LEE FROST Learn how to shoot a character portrait this issue as one of the UK’s best-known travel photographers Lee provides a step-by-step tutorial to capturing people…

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the gallery

Paul Ellwood DP Gallery address: Ellwood Image title: Banker’s Sky What camera, lens and settings did you use to capture this stunning shot? I used a Pentax K-5 with a Sigma 10-20mm lens wound out to 10mm, at f11, a shutter speed of 1/250 and an ISO of 100. How did you decide on the composition? When travelling around a city I always try to remember to look up, and on this overcast day in London it paid off. The very distinctive buildings caught my eye at first, then the reflections in the glass of the unfinished building started to lead my eyes up to the top of the crane and onto the dramatic sky. It was then I knew I needed to take this shot. What do you like most about the image? I love the shapes…

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captivating stories

Xposure, the International Photography Festival is the biggest and best to hit the Middle East. Now in its second year, the annual event takes place in the UAE’s cultural capital, the Emirate of Sharjah. If you’re someone who loves to travel and explore, the area surrounding the festival also offers stunning scenery, a wealth of museums and heritage sites, and a unique Middle Eastern experience. Photography shows are a fantastic way to meet industry-leading experts in person, and the Xposure Photo Fair didn’t disappoint. From the world-renowned work of Sir Don McCullin to the Polar Obsessions of Paul Nicklen, there were large-scale galleries of work on display from photographers hailing from all corners of the globe. Collectors, curators and the public were able to find out more about the works by…

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the best of the weather

In our most recent contest in association with Photocrowd we challenged you to submit your best images that captured the weather, and after sifting through over 3,000 stunning photos the winners have been selected. Both crowd voted and expert winners will receive a Vanguard VEO DISCOVER 41 bag (£69.99) and VEO AM-204 monopod (£34.99). Congratulations to all of the winners! 1 PLACE WINNER Storm Photographer: MCsaba Our comment: This is an incredibly striking black and white image, and the photographer has skilfully captured amazing detail in the clouds. We really like how the shot has been framed, creating a balance between the flowers and the sky. The conversion to black and white really brings out the texture in the sky, too. 2 PLACE Saint Primoz Church, Slovenia Photographer: Peter Orr ARPS Our comment: Although a lot of our…

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win! prizes from vanguard!

Enter our Black and White Landscapes contest in association with Photocrowd Landscape photography is an incredibly accessible and popular genre, but why not create something more unique and striking by removing the complication of colour? Celebrate the texture and form of the land with black and white landscape photography. We want to see your best mono vistas that show off the environment in a simple but captivating way. Submit your best imagery to be in with the chance of winning some great prizes from Vanguard. Both crowd-voted and expert winners will receive a DISCOVER 41 bag (£69.99) and VEO AM-204 monopod (£34.99). The VEO DISCOVER 41 is a sling backpack that fits a CSC (compact system camera), three lenses, a flash, a 9-inch tablet and carries a VEO tripod or monopod. A…