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N-Photo: the Nikon magazine October 2016

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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get even more out of n-photo

FacebookJoin 289,000 Nikon nuts who ‘Like’ us on Facebookwww.facebook.com/nphotomag OnlineCatch up with Nikon news, get inspired and learn new skillswww.digitalcameraworld.com TwitterCatch up with Nikon news, get inspired and learn new skillswww.digitalcameraworld.com PhotoClub eLearningLearn online with our new online video training courseswww.digitalcameraworld.com About the cover Title El Capitan and Cathedral Rocks at dawn, Yosemite National Park, California, USAPhotographer ChecubusCamera Nikon D800Lens Nikon 16-35mm f/4Web www.shutterstock.com THE NEW WAY TO SUBSCRIBE 30 SEE PAGESubscribe today and get a Lowepro Traveler bag worth £49, a copy of Outdoor Landscape and Nature Photography worth £9.99, bonus eBooks,video tutorials, Club discounts and more! Turn to p30… ■…

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nikon skills

01 Control the light using exposure compensation02 Capture beauty in built-up industrial landscapes03 Replicate natural light using your flashgun04 Take control of subtle grey tones using Lightroom05 Create monochrome images with impact in ACR06 Master shutter control to capture bouncing balls07 Mimic traditional filter effects using Capture NX-D Watch all our videos online! bit.ly/NPhoto64 ■…

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Elliott NeepPAGE 52Wildlife specialist Elliott gives our Apprentice a masterclass in shooting wild little owls from a hide. Essentials required: a Nikon, and plenty of patience! Federico VeronesiPAGE 92Even as a six-year-old, Federico didn’t let being on the wrong continent stop him pursuing African wildlife. He explains how things went from there… Michael FreemanPAGE 76Not all black-and-white images are created equal. Michael explores ways to look for potential monochrome pictures, and what makes them work. Helen SloanPAGE 100Step behind the scenes on the biggest television show on Earth with Nikon Ambassador and Game of Thrones set photographer Helen. Bruce SmithPAGE 91Paris-based pro Bruce reveals the Nikon camera, and the image it made possible, which helped him to build a stellar career as a fashion photographer. Joe McNallyPAGE 130He’s in…

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the n-photo team on... autumn

Chris GeorgeGroup Editor-in-ChiefI’m enjoying not having to get up so early to capture the sunrise – and that early light looks so good over the golden trees. chris.george@futurenet.com Jason Parnell-BrookesStaff WriterIt’s a simple thing, but I’m hoping to capture a game of conkers on camera. That’s a challenge for my shutter control skills! jason.parnell-brookes@futurenet.com Ben AndrewsLab ManagerIt’s good to hole up in the lab at this time of year. I need to get it tidied before all the new kit from Photokina comes my way. ben.andrews@futurenet.com Rod LawtonHead of TestingI’ve got one eye on Christmas. I’m getting my photo gifts printed now so they don’t get caught up in the post later on. rod.lawton@futurenet.com Our contributors Warren Alani, Tony Alves, George Cairns, David Chapman, Richmond T Chi, Sudipto Das,…

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Established in 2009, the BWPA aims to celebrate British wildlife and raise awareness of its diversity and beauty. Feast your eyes on a selection of shortlisted and winning images from this year’s photo competition WILD WOODS, HIGHLY COMMENDEDAutumn WoodlandsCeri Jones(Beech, Fagaceae; Pine, Pinus) Woodcote, Oxfordshire, England This scene was taken in my local woods on a misty autumn morning. I loved the warm colours of the autumn beech trees, which provide a natural frame around a view into pinewoods with a much cooler appearance. The camera was tripod-mounted.Nikon D700, 500mm f/4, 1/2500 sec, f/4.5, ISO1600 ANIMAL PORTRAITS, WINNERContemplationJamie Mina(Mountain hare, Lepus timidus) Tomatin, Inverness, Scotland The idea for this shot was to take the camera off the tripod and get down low to the same level as my subject.…

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master the art of landscape

Here at N-Photo we’re as passionate about landscape photography as you are. That’s why this issue we’re teaming up with Octopus Publishing’s ILEX imprint, to bring you a selection of extracts from Digital Landscape Photography: In the Footsteps of Ansel Adams and The Great Masters. Written and illustrated by professional photographer Michael Frye, it’s the perfect introduction to the techniques employed by the giants of landscape photography – Ansel Adams, Eliot Porter and Edward Weston – and shows you how you can use similar approaches to take your digital Nikon landscapes to the next level. From composition to converting to black and white, here’s a taster of what to expect…(Michael Frye) Available now If you enjoy the following extracts from Digital Landscape Photography: In the Footsteps of Ansel Adams…