Digital Camera World June 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

Are you getting the most out of your lenses? This is the question we’re answering in this month’s feature (p60), so whether you shoot landscapes, portraits or macro, it’s essential reading. Packed with 12 pages of hints, tips and pro advice, there’s bound to be an unfamiliar technique or skill that will help you shoot better photos. Fresh inspiration for potential shooting subjects can be found in Photo Active (p16) and Stay at Home (p41), while Camera College (p72) continues with a masterclass on multiple exposures. Treat your eyes to the visual feast that is Hotshots (p82), with our highlights from the Royal Horticultural Society’s 2021 photo contest, and enjoy the work of leading pros Brent Stirton (p10) and Alok Sinha (p134). This month’s camera and kit reviews include the…

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this month’s contributors

Brent Stirton Photojournalist One of the world’s hardest-working photojournalists, Stirton’s work appears in a new book about global conservation. We find out more on page 10 Lucy Masters Photographer Living close to a picturesque lake means that Lucy has a plentiful supply of atmospheric backgrounds to shoot. Tag along for a sunrise session on page 34 Gary Clarke Photographer With access to his favoured landscape haunts restricted by Covid-19, Gary found himself pivoting to macro photography. See the results on page 37 Jo-Anne McArthur Animal photojournalist With her book Hidden now on sale, we catch up with a pioneer of this new genre, and view some of the powerful images shot to improve animal welfare. Page 111 Jon Devo Photographer and writer Tech and photography are two subjects close to our columnist’s heart – and the emergence of non-fungible tokens have brought them both…

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1 min.
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. This issue, get wallet-sized advice on wildlife portraits, business-friendly headshots and finding creative angles for architecture. NEW-LOOK TIPS CARDS! 9 subjects Techniques Settings Kit list 20 lightbeam brushes for Photoshop CC Add drama to your landscapes and interiors by painting in lightbeams! Look in the Gifts folder in your download for the 20 brushes, then turn to page 92 for Jon Adams’ guide to installing the brushes and adding your first set of lightbeams to a photo. Buyer’s Guide ebook 258 pages of the latest camera and lens reviews, plus buying advice for accessories! See the Gifts folder in your download.…

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1 min.
your digital content

HOW TO GET YOUR DIGITAL GIFTS STEP 1 ENTER THIS URL www.digitalcameraworld.com/dc243 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 gifts and videos to accompany this issue of Digital Camera. Click on the link labelled Download the disc for Digital Camera 243 and your download will start. STEP 3 ACCESS YOUR FILES Open the .zip In your Downloads folder, or wherever you chose to download your files to, double-click the dc243-disc.zip file icon. Then when it expands, double-click DCM_243. iso. The download…

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7 min.
brent stirton

Brent Stirton is usually absurdly busy. On average he spends eight or nine months a year travelling the world, documenting issues such as Aids, wildlife crime, conservation and blindness. Often this will involve visiting dozens of countries in any 12-month period – but his normal workflow has been curtailed due to the global pandemic and, for the first few months of 2021, kept him grounded in his California home, from where he spoke to Digital Camera. Stirton was originally a print journalist in his home country of South Africa – but, at one point, rather than teaming up with a photographer to accompany him on stories, he saved up and bought a secondhand Canon A1 camera. Beginning a new storytelling path that combined words and pictures, he was soon training his…

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1 min.
brent’s tips advice on visual storytelling

As Brent Stirton is one of the world’s most respected visual storytellers, we asked him for his best advice for adding narrative to wildlife images… 1 Understand the story “Try to understand why something is happening and where it’s going to go.” 2 Try to discover everything you can “Really look at the A-to-Z of the phenomenon you’re interested in.” 3 Be committed ”If you want to make beautiful pictures of wildlife in their natural habitat, that’s your business – but if you’re interested in really talking about the issues affecting the environment and wildlife, then go all the way. Be as committed as you can be.”…