Digital Camera World Spring 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

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13 Números

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1 min.
welcome

Firstly, thanks to all our readers who supported Spring Shoots, The Photography Show and The Video Show virtual festival. I hope you found the talks, clinics and product demos useful – and inspirational. After what feels like a long winter of quarantine, spring has finally sprung. And while lockdown restrictions are still in place for many, staying local doesn’t mean missing out on photographing the glories of the new season – that’s the theme of this month’s feature (p62). There’s inspiration aplenty elsewhere in the issue, courtesy of Photo Active (p16) and Stay at Home (p43), while Hotshots (p84) showcases the year’s best science photos. Landscape photography fans are in clover this month: turn to Camera College (p74) for a scenics masterclass, and read the inside story of Jeremy Walker’s…

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this month’s contributors

Tom Stoddart Photojournalist In a career spanning half a century, Tom has shot many of the defining moments of recent times. His new book turns a lens on extraordinary women. Page 10 Chantel King Beauty & fashion photographer Chantel has worked at every level of the photo industry since starting out as an assistant. She reveals how she approaches a fashion assignment, on page 22 Diana Bovoloni Visual artist & photographer Brescia-based Diana shoots mesmerising images using light painting techniques to great effect. She takes us behind the scenes of a shoot on page 32 Jon Devo Photographer and writer Remote photography was a niche pursuit – then Covid hit. Photographer and keen follower of tech Jon gives us a primer on remote working. Page 116 Gulnara Samoilova Street photographer The founder of Women Street Photographers discusses its new book, and how female photographers…

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your gifts

9 ALL-NEW TIPS CARDS Our collectable shooting tips cards enable you to carry handy settings and suggestions around in your kit bag, ready for when you need them. This issue, get wallet-sized advice on street colours, waterfalls, perfect fashion poses and using leading lines in your compositions. Reflection effects for Photoshop CC Add water reflections with your free Photoshop kit – see page 94. 15 WATER REFLECTION EFFECTS digitalcameraworld.com/dc241 Image Transformation Pack for Photoshop We’ve curated a selection of effect kits to give existing photos a whole new look – see page 47 for more details. Buyer’s Guide ebook 252 pages of the latest camera and lens reviews, plus buying advice for accessories! See the Gifts folder in your download.…

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your digital content

HOW TO GET YOUR DIGITAL GIFTS STEP 1 ENTER THIS URL www.digitalcameraworld.com/dc241 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 241 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, double-click…

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tom stoddart

With a career spanning 50 years, the award-winning photojournalist Tom Stoddart is currently taking a comparative career break at his home in the north-east of England, mainly due to England’s rigid Covid lockdown regulations. However, with his latest book, his work is still very much in the public eye. Extraordinary Women: Images of Courage, Endurance and Defiance features over 200 images of the women he has encountered and photographed since the mid-1980s. Stoddart has often come across women in conflict situations, in the midst of famines or natural disasters. “All through my career, there are so many times that you notice whenever there’s a problem – whether it’s a famine, HIV/Aids or an earthquake – it’s always the women who turn and face the situation,” he says. “They feed their families…

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tom’s guide advice on visual storytelling

1 Learn on the job “I don’t take advice or give it, but to younger photographers I would just say you need to – I might get into trouble here, but going to college is probably not the best thing to do.” 2 Think positive “I think you need to be aware that you need to be optimistic, you need to have some steel inside you, you need to be curious.” 3 It’s a vocation “You need to understand that to work in this business is 24/7 – it’s not a job, it’s a way of life. But you also need to be aware that this is the most amazing time to be a photojournalist or a photographer.” 4 Mind for business “I think you have to be much better than we were to make a living…