Digital Camera World November 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

First, thanks to any readers who joined us at The Photography Show & The Video Show in September. It was so good to see you, and it felt great to be staging a physical event again – we hope you enjoyed it as much as we did. Our cover feature this issue is the magic of monochrome: turn to page 58 for some pro tips on shooting your best-ever black-and-white images. More technique and tips are waiting in Photo Active (p16) and Stay at Home (p41), while Camera College (p70) is a spooky shot special for Halloween. Enjoy images of wild weather while staying warm indoors in Hotshots (p80), and go on a shoot with portraiture master Andy Gotts (p132). A pair of heavyweight cameras helms Kit Zone (p112), and…

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1 min.
this month’s contributors

Andy Gotts Portrait photographer A spur-of-the-moment portrait of Stephen Fry cleared Andy’s stellar career for lift-off. We find out more about the images to grace his new book, Icons. See page 132 Mike Kus Smartphone photographer Mike’s photography covers everything from high-profile commercial shoots to local photo walks – all done on his pocket phone. Join him on page 10 Maryam Wahid Fine-art photographer Maryam’s photography goes beyond portraiture to explore ideas around cultural history, community and identity. Discover her work on page 32 Laura Lake Wildlife photographer Lockdown led Laura into a new pastime: capturing wildlife. She shares her advice for anyone still building their photographic confidence on page 34 Chris Nowell Landscape photographer Chris shoots classic landscapes, but the story of how he got into photography will move and inspire you. Meet Chris and discover his long-exposure tips on page 28 Margot Raggett Wildlife…

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1 min.
your gifts

9 ALL-NEW TIPS CARDS This issue, get wallet-sized advice on long exposures, autumn wildlife and making the most of local sporting events. If your copy doesn’t include printed cards, see the Gifts folder of this issue’s download for print-your-own versions. NEW-LOOK TIPS CARDS! ✔ 9 subjects ✔ Techniques ✔ Settings ✔ Kit list Mono FX Kit for Photoshop CC Convert a colour shot into a sensational mono image in just a few clicks, using Photoshop CC and our Mono FX Kit. Find the kit in the Gifts folder of this issue’s download, then see page 90 for your guide to installing and using this brilliant conversion tool. Buyer’s Guide ebook Over 270 pages of 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/dc248 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 248 and your download will start, delivered from our own secure server. STEP 3 ACCESS YOUR FILES Open the .zip In your Downloads folder, or wherever you chose to download your files to, double-click the dc248-disc.zip file icon. Then when it expands, double-click…

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6 min.
a day in the life of a smart shooter

Having studied fine art before training as a graphic designer, Mike also works as a photographer, and has a worldwide client roster including Jeep and Nissan. www.mikekus.com As the old saying goes, “The best camera is the one you have with you.” Spare a thought for Mike Kus, who might have three on him at any one time. But we’re not talking about someone who has to haul the photographic equivalent of the kitchen sink, larder and pantry around with them: instead, Mike’s setup is far less taxing on his back and shoulders. Mike is an evangelist of smartphone photography; not because he’s not at home with a camera, but because he feels that a great image matters more than what it was captured on. And Mike has just shared his insights about…

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1 min.
talking points with the phone ’tog

On the conversation du jour… “I feel like smartphone photography gets devalued a lot,” says Mike. “Years ago we used to have that conversation in the pub about whether digital photography was real photography or not. Now I feel like the debate has moved on to whether smartphone photography is actually real photography or not. I feel like there’s still a bit of a stigma attached to smartphone photography and how seriously it’s taken.” Is Instagram still a big influence? “I joined on day one, when all you could do was post a picture and put a filter on it. I had a good camera [an iPhone 4] and a place to put my pictures, so from a hobbyist point of view I’d found my niche. I have landed various professional jobs on…

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