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D-Photo No 94 February-March 2020

D-Photo is New Zealand’s No.1 digital photography magazine helping Kiwis get to grips with their cameras and use them more creatively. By providing quality how-to features, product reviews, and inspirational pictures, the magazine gives its loyal and ever-increasing subscriber base the information and confidence they need to embrace digital camera technology and make photography a part of their everyday lives. Enjoy the stunning work from talented New Zealand photographers and see the New Zealand landscape and people in a way no one else can in each and every issue.

New Zealand
Parkside Media
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in this issue

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ADRIAN HATWELL Editor Adrian joined the staff of D-Photo more than nine years ago and stuck around long enough to become editor of the magazine. In addition to editing D-Photo he also works as a freelance journalist and social services worker based in Auckland. RICHARD WONG Tech writer, photographer Richard is an award-winning wedding and portrait photographer and technology enthusiast based in Auckland. He has contributed reviews and technical writing to D-Photo for many years and also runs his own camera review blog at photobyrichard.com. HANS WEICHSELBAUM Tech writer, photographer A veteran digital photography expert, Hans provides digital imaging and printing services for professional photographers and is an experienced photographer himself. He is a long-time contributor of D-Photo postproduction articles and reviews. MADELEINE SLAVICK Contributor, photographer An author and photographer, Madeleine has lived and worked in the US and Hong Kong…

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international guests for photobook/nz

More big names from around the world have been announced for Aotearoa’s only festival dedicated to the photo-book form. The Photobook/NZ Festival this year adds US photographer Matthew Casteel, Australian writer and photographer Daniel Boetker-Smith, and expat photographer Jono Rotman — now US based — to its impressive list of speakers. These high-profile creatives will join previously announced guests Cristina de Middel from Spain and local photographers David Cook and Anna Brown at the Wellington event. The Australian publisher and bookstore Perimeter, known for its outstanding photographic, art, and design books, will also have a presence at the event, which will run over 4–8 March. See photobooknz.com for more info.…

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new entry-level drone

Photographers looking to take a first step in aerial photography now have a new entry-level option in the DJI Mavic Mini. An ultra-light folding drone designed for everyday flying and shooting, the Mavic Mini packs professional-quality drone features into the smallest and lightest frame DJI has yet developed. With a dedicated remote controller, Wi-Fi transmission signal for stable control, high-definition live feed, and the ability to capture 2.7K video at 30fps and 12MP stills thanks to a ½.3-inch sensor, the drone is both creatively powerful and easy to use. Mavic Mini packages start from $669 and can be purchased at ferntech.co.nz or the DJI Authorised Retail Store in Auckland.…

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become a digital imaging advocate

Sony is on the hunt for accomplished photographers who want to share their knowledge and experience by running face-to-face workshops and events. As part of the company’s growing Sony Scene digital platform, the Sony Digital Imaging Advocate programme gives professional photographers the ability to promote workshops and events to thousands of registered users. Advocates get 100 per cent of the revenue from each event run through the platform — minus transaction costs — a starter incentive of Sony digital imaging gear, access to the Sony Affiliate Program, and opportunities for paid work and commissions. For more information on applying to become a Sony Digital Imaging Advocate, visit cloud.content.sonyanz.com/advocates by 31 January.…

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leica full-frame mirrorless

High-end German manufacturer Leica has released a new model into the increasingly popular full-frame mirrorless market. The Leica SL2 features the brand’s signature craftsmanship, an all-metal construction, and a unique 47MP sensor designed to achieve the finest resolution possible. The SL2 also features an EyeRes electronic viewfinder, multi-axis in-body stabilization, an intuitive user interface, and the ability to shoot 4K video at 60fps. For more information on the new Leica SL2, visit leica-store.co.nz.…

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canon launches five-year warranties

Canon has rolled out a new five-year standard manufacturer warranty for its mirrorless, DSLR, video-camera, and lens product ranges. After commissioning a survey to discover New Zealand consumers’ thoughts around warranties, the company found adult buyers link the length of a manufacturer’s warranty to brand trust, good value, and product quality. The company hopes that the longer standard warranty will demonstrate confidence in its products’ ability to stand the test of time, rather than becoming ‘transient goods’ that require upgrading in a year or two.…