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N-Photo: the Nikon magazine April 2018

Every month we bring you 132-pages of step-by-step advice on how to get the best results from your Nikon digital SLR. Our camera skills section will show you how to shoot great pictures and how to edit them to make them even better! You'll be inspired by the beautiful images shot by top photographers and fellow readers. And you'll learn the basics through our Nikopedia reference pages – picking up tips from the pros with our exclusive interviews and masterclasses. ****Note: This digital edition is not printable and does not include the covermount items or supplements you would find with printed copies***

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welcome to issue 83

(Image: Adrian Boot)The Clash. The Sex Pistols. Bob Marley. Mick Jagger. Meet the rock photographer who’s shot them all… See page 92What’s the first thing you do when you unbox your shiny new Nikon – read the manual, or head straight out to get shooting? While that thick book that comes with every camera is packed with important operating info, most of us are guilty of giving it little more than a cursory glance. So this issue’s lead feature is packed with 101 must-read tips to get the best out of your Nikon. It’s much more digestible than ploughing through that manual!Also this issue, our Apprentice learns to cook up tasty shots of home-baked goodies that are sure to whet your appetite, we show you how to shoot environmental portraits…

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get even more out of n-photo

FacebookJoin 289,000 Nikon nuts who ‘Like’ us on Facebook www.facebook.com/nphotomagWeekly newsletterNews, techniques and offers emailed to you every Friday. Sign up at www.bit.ly/nphoto_newsTwitterFollow our tweets and keep up to date with all things #Nikon www.twitter.com/nphotomagDigital Camera WorldCatch up with Nikon news, get inspired and learn new skills www.digitalcameraworld.comSUBSCRIBE SEE PAGE 30Subscribe today to N-Photo and save a packet too, plus get a Manfrotto camera bag into the bargain! Turn to p30 for details… ■…

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nikon photography field guide!

FREE DIGITAL DOWNLOAD!This issue comes with a bonus Nikon Photography Field Guide! Taking you through getting started with your camera, rounding up the best lenses for every shooting situation, explaining the basics of exposure modes and a whole lot more, it’s your essential, take-anywhere reference. Available as a digital download, it’s ideal for storing on your smartphone or tablet for a handy at-a-glance guide to all things Nikon. Download your copy from: www.bit.ly/nikonfieldguide ■…

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this issue’s special contributors…

Matthew RichardsPAGE 18Matthew shares his extensive photographic experience in the form of our lead feature of 101 tips for using your NikonDonna CrousPAGE 52Food blogger and photographer Donna shares her expert tips for shooting mouth-watering treats that will make you droolMichael FreemanPAGE 76Michael explains his idea of the ‘Creative Triangle’ – a little like the Exposure Triangle but from the creative point of viewAmi VitalePAGE 90Photojournalist Ami is renowned for her searingly honest shots, and here she discusses one that means a lot to herAdrian BootPAGE 92Adrian has photographed a vast number of rock acts over his career – but, he says in our interview, they’re just peopleJoe McNallyPAGE 130Resident professional Joe takes to the streets, or rather parks, of New York City to create an action shot for an…

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the n-photo team’s food photography tips

Adam WaringEditorCooking up, styling and taking scrumptious shots of food is certainly lots of fun, but the best bit of all is eating it afterwards. Yum!adam.waring@futurenet.comJason Parnell-BrookesTechnique editorSoft window light cast over the food invites us to go for a bite. But if you find shadows are a bit dark, bounce some light back in with a white reflector.jason.parnell-brookes@futurenet.comBen AndrewsLab ManagerFood photography is all about the details: spotless presentation and a carefully dressed setting are vital, so tell any circling flies to buzz off!ben.andrews@futurenet.comRod LawtonHead of TestingI’ve just bought a Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 for my D7200. Close-up at full aperture, it’s perfect for picking out crisp details against soft backgrounds.rod.lawton@futurenet.com ■…

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AT THE WATER’S EDGE CATEGORY WINNERThórsmörk (the valley of Thor)Witold Ziomek, PolandAfter a morning full of drama, during which we almost ‘drowned’ our car in a river – and then pulled out a young Frenchman who had – we reached Thórsmörk, in the south of Iceland. We walked up to a viewpoint where we could see… exactly nothing, due to the fog. We waited, and eventually the fog started to lift, but I still needed to wait a lot longer for a car to appear in the perfect position to add a sense of scale to the mountain landscape.Nikon D610, 24-105mm f/4, 1/200 sec, f/7.1, ISO180(Andy Holliman/Outdoor Photographer of the Year)SPIRIT OF TRAVEL CATEGORY WINNERKangerlussuaq airportAndy Holliman, United KingdomKangerlussuaq airport is the largest airport in Greenland and the main arrival…