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Digital Camera World

Digital Camera World

October 2020

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

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

in this issue

1 min.
welcome

Autumn and spring take some beating as the best seasons for outdoor photography, but picking a favourite is difficult. Perhaps you’ll have a clearer idea after getting inspired to shoot your best-ever autumn photos after reading our 12-page masterclass (p68). And there’s more for fans of shooting outdoors: our One to One pro masterclass is back, and we’re delighted that no less than Charlie Waite joined us on it (p10). For more inspiration, go straight to Photo Active (p16) for 10 all-new projects, and see how camera phone photography is setting new standards (p82). Another month, another mirrorless or two: don’t miss our in-depth reviews of the Canon EOS R6 and the Nikon Z 5 – and while you’re browsing Kit Zone (p95), we recommend some best-buy budget tripods. Enjoy…

1 min.
this month’s contributors

Charlie Waite Landscape photographer One of the UK’s finest landscape photographers invited Digital Camera to his beloved Wiltshire for a photographic masterclass. Join him on page 10. Victoria Baptiste Portrait photographer Victoria is behind The Beautiful You Movement, which explores issues of self-esteem and body image through social media and creative photos. See page 32. Nathan Peplow Astrophotographer Nathan uses specialist kit and finely honed skills to capture astounding constellations in the night sky. Check out his suggestions on page 34. Luke Agbaimoni Urban photographer Turning his attention from the London skyline to its Underground stations, Luke is shooting every station in the Tube network. See page 26. James Moore Abstract photographer Self-taught photographer James has evolved a distinctive style using in-camera movement to create a series of stunning abtracts. Meet him on page 20. Karolina Konsur Landscape photographer Karolina has a particular fascination with seascapes, and…

1 min.
practical photoshop

Watch any video with the URL provided, or download the entire disc for videos, start files and more. How to download your digital content As we are currently unable to serve digital content on physical CDs, please follow these steps for how to access the files. We’re using Google Chrome, but other browsers work in a similar way. 1 Enter the URL below into your browser’s destination bar: www.bit.ly/dc234disc 2 Do not enter the link text here. This is a search field and won’t take you to the right URL. 3 Double-click the .zip file icon, then when it expands, double click DCM_234.iso. 4 The download content is displayed like this – it’s the same structure as a CD. Enjoy your gifts!…

1 min.
your ebooks

EBOOK 1 FULL EBOOK Teach Yourself Creative Photography Learn new skills and take your photography to the next level! Learn to use light creatively to give your images a classy look; get incredible results using low-cost photography equipment; and explore pages of Photoshop projects to apply to your own photographs. 196-page PDF EBOOK 2 FULL EBOOK The Digital Video Book The definitive guide to video production! Whether you are a DSLR, CSC or professional camera user, this guide has got something for you. Discover the kit you’ll need – from the camera itself to supports, lighting and more; learn how to start your video project; and master sound, lighting, colour and more. 180-page PDF The definitive guide to video production! Whether you are a DSLR, CSC or professional camera user, this guide has got something for you. Discover…

7 min.
no blots on his landscapes

Charlie Waite Landscape photographer Widely regarded as one of Britain’s greatest landscape photographers, Charlie co-founded the photography travel company Light & Land in 2017. He also runs the Take A View Landscape Photographer of the Year competition. www.charliewaite.com Photographing landscapes is a bit like fly fishing: you never know exactly what you’re going to get – and you may not get anything at all. But being outdoors, surrounded by the serenity of nature, is more than ample a reward for the time spent in pursuit of your quarry. This thought is going through my mind during a socially distanced afternoon spent in the company of one of the UK’s finest practitioners of landscape photography. Charlie Waite has been shooting some of the world’s finest landscapes for four decades; I dabble in this genre…

1 min.
inside charlie’s image factory

1 Hasselblad 503CW “I have used this camera for over 40 years, and it works with the CFV II 50C back.” 2 Carl Zeiss Distagon 50mm f/2.8 “My most-used lens for producing the images of more than 30 books.” 3 Carl Zeiss Planar 80mm f/1.2 “This is the second most-used lens in my kit bag.” 4 Carl Zeiss Sonnar 250mm f/5.6 “I only use this for 10% of my photography, but it’s superb.” 5 Sekonic Zoom Master L-508 “I feel that having an independent spot/incident light meter is a must for a full understanding of surface reflection and absorption values.” 6 Lee Filters 100 polariser “I never leave home without one of these. It’s impossible to replicate the multidimensional effect of a polariser in post-production.” FLM tripod “While the FLM brand doesn’t have the world-wide reputation its competitors enjoy, this is the best…