Digital Camera World February 2021

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

País:
United Kingdom
Idioma:
English
Editor:
Future Publishing Ltd
Periodicidad:
Monthly
USD 6.99
USD 59.99
13 Números

en este número

1 min.
welcome

Happy New Year – let’s hope it’s a good one! And it will have got off to a great start if you found yourself unboxing a camera on Christmas Day. If this is your first step into the wonderful world of digital photography, then help is at hand – our Camera Crash Course (p60) covers all the basics, whether you are the proud owner of a new DSLR or a mirrorless. And if you need some inspiration on what to shoot with it, we have this covered, too, with some terrific new projects in Photo Active (p16) and Stay at Home (p43). You’ll also learn a lot from the work of the two top pros featured in this issue: Christy Lee Rogers (p10) and Rankin (p132). Elsewhere this month, read…

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1 min.
this month’s contributors

Christy Lee Rogers Visual artist Having grown up in Hawaii, perhaps it’s not surprising that water features so large in Christy’s work. Find out how she channels it on page 10. Rankin Portrait photographer In a glittering career, Rankin has shot all the global rock stars who matter. But what’s it like photographing your icons and heroes? Turn to page 132. Shona Dickson Photographer A multi-discipline photographer based in Scotland, Shona takes us behind the scenes on one of her outdoor styled shoots – with a Viking theme! Page 32. Jon Devo Photographer and writer Is in-game stills capture taking photography to new places? As a keen follower of technology as well as photography, our columnist thinks so. Page 112. Storm Self-portraitist Meet an image creator with a very distinctive niche – Storm expresses herself by taking nude portraits in far-flung exotic places. Turn…

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1 min.
your digital content

HOW TO GET YOUR DIGITAL GIFTS STEP 1 ENTER THIS URL www.digitalcameraworld.com/dc238 Enter the URL above into the destination bar of your internet browser – we’re using Google Chrome, but other browsers work in a similar way. Please do not enter it in any search field or search bar (see the examples above). This will take you to a page on our website. STEP 2 START YOUR DOWNLOAD Just click the highlighted link Here you’ll find all the files, videos and resources to accompany this issue of Digital Camera. Scroll to just underneath the image and click on Download the disc for Digital Camera 238 and your download will start. It should only take a few minutes on most broadband connections. STEP 3 ACCESS YOUR FILES Open the. zip In your Downloads folder, or wherever you chose to download your files to,…

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7 min.
water works

Visual artist Christy was raised in Hawaii and took up photography as a teenager. Having established herself as a photographer and video-maker, her works have gone on to be exhibited around the world. Christy won Open Photographer of the Year at the Sony World Photography Awards 2019, and has shot commercial campaigns for Apple and Lavazza. www.christyleerogers.com Art has long been a refuge for humanity to escape to, even during the best of times, and Covid-19 has made escapism something we need more than ever. Taking her viewers to a different world is a key objective of Christy Lee Rogers, a US-based visual artist whose aesthetic is often compared with that of Renaissance and Baroque painters. Having grown up in Hawaii, Christy’s development as an artist owes a lot to having been surrounded…

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3 min.
ready in a flash

10 things to shoot, edit or create this month, including Viking portraits, bodypaint in the dark and wily foxes Shooting portraits featuring multiple subjects has been always been a crucial skill set for me, whether it is for a magazine feature or campaign imagery for a record label. In my experience, time with my subject is a luxury, not a given, so my ability to deliver a brief in any location and in an efficient manner is crucial. Using strobes on location opens up a whole world of possibilities that simply relying upon ambient light does not offer. The ‘hurry up and wait’ nature of being on assignment means I have to be constantly adaptable, and able to offer consistently solid results – regardless of whether we lose the break in the…

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2 min.
cool wildlife

Since his childhood in Padua, Italy, Giuliano Scarparo has always been attracted to photography and nature in all its aspects. Over the last several years, he has developed an interest in nature photography, setting out in search of various encounters with the whole animal world. Photography is leading him to collaborate with various companies in the industry, always trying to improve his skills and grow his community on social media. His continuous contact with nature leads Giuliano to experience incredible emotions. The need to feel free leads him to look for the perfect scene, the perfect light and the perfect subject to be immortalised, in order to share the emotion that surrounds him with all his followers. He has a particular interest in the world of mammals, especially foxes, as well…

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