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PhotoPlus : The Canon Magazine

PhotoPlus : The Canon Magazine

March 2020

Introducing the all-new PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine, the biggest and best Canon DSLR photography magazine. We're now bigger and better than ever, with 148 pages packed with more Canon EOS DSLR techniques, test and tips than ever. You'll find new Canon pro photographer interviews, more in-depth Canon DSLR and kit tests, a comprehensive Canon DSLR and lens buyers' guide, Canon School technical advice, photo stories and more

Country:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
Publisher:
Future Publishing Ltd
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13 Issues

In this issue

1 min.
welcome

Editor This issue we bring you 20 top Canon tips and techniques to continue to help improving your photography in 2020. From stunning landscapes and wonderful wildlife, to creative close-ups and beautiful portraits – there’s essential advice for every type of Canon photographer, starting from page 28. Also inside this issue, our plucky Apprentice hits the streets of Soho with Canon professional photographer Alastair Batchelor, to learn how to use neon shop lights at night for creative portraits. See page 8. We also bring you the new Canon EOS-1D X Mark III, a pro-level and advanced hybrid/DSLR – we reveal our early verdict after a thorough testing on the race track, check out page 92 for more details. While in our Super Test we Canon top 10 standard zoom lenses, page 100. We speak…

1 min.
our guarantee

• We’re the only photo magazine in the newsagent that’s 100% DEDICATED TO CANON EOS CAMERA USERS so we’re 100% relevant to your needs. • WE’RE 100% INDEPENDENT which means we’re free to publish what we feel is best for EVERY CANON DSLR OR MIRRORLESS PHOTOGRAPHER from beginners to enthusiasts to full-time professionals. • We’re CANON ENTHUSIASTS and, with our contributors, we can offer years of EXPERT PHOTOGRAPHY EXPERIENCE. We’re always excited to pass on what we’ve learned. • We’re more than just a print mag; YOU CAN BUY PHOTOPLUS FOR ANY DIGITAL DEVICE WORLDWIDE via Apple iTunes, Zinio, Magzter, Amazon Kindle, B&N Nook, PocketMags or PressReader. • Our Video Disc has THE VERY BEST DSLR TECHNIQUE & PHOTOSHOP VIDEO GUIDES, which can also be viewed via our digital editions. • We’re proud to use…

1 min.
photoplus the canon magazine

Peter Travers Editor • 5D Mark IV peter.travers@futurenet.com “In this issue we’ve shot and collated 20 top Canon tips to ensure you make 2020 the year you become the best photographer you can be! Start improving now!” PAGE 28 Dan Mold Technique editor • 7D Mk II dan.mold@futurenet.com “In this month’s Apprentice I teamed up reader Shana-Rochelle with Canon pro Alastair Batchelor to get some slick neon portraits around London’s Soho.” PAGE 08 Ben Andrews Lab manager • 5D Mark III ben.andrews@futurenet.com “Canon proves the DSLR is far from a dying breed with the new EOS 1D X Mark III. Its exciting new tech could make it the best camera on the market!” PAGE 92 James Paterson Technique writer • 5D Mark IV james.paterson@futurenet.com “Sometimes portraits needs that X factor to take them to the next level. I show you how I do that with…

1 min.
this issue’s contributors…

Alastair Batchelor Take a masterclass in neon lighting at night in Soho with pro portrait photographer Alastair. PAGE 08 Chris Grimmer What does this astrophotographer use to tame the beautiful night sky? Check out what’s in Chris’s bag. PAGE 76 David Noton In West Africa, David tries to capture imagery that represents the hustle and bustle of St Lois. PAGE 42 Marcus Hawkins Sometimes you need to keep your camera quiet! Marcus shows you how to turn your camera into a sneaky beast. PAGE 82 Lyndsey Goddard Wedding/Canon pro photographer Lyndsey shares her secrets of getting stuck in at big weddings. PAGE 64 Brian Worley Is there anything about Canon gear that Brian doesn’t know? Find out in the latest batch of techy Q&As. PAGE 86 Our contributors Ben Andrews, Alastair Batchelor, Marcus Hawkins, Lyndsey Goddard, Chris Grimmer, Gareth Jones, David Noton,…

13 min.
city of lights

CANON PRO NAME: ALASTAIR BATCHELOR CAMERA: CANON EOS 5D Mk III ALASTAIR’S photographic journey began in London at 19 when he would shooting the city’s abandoned architecture. He loves portraiture, and shooting headshots for actors, promo work for bands and artists, or for editorial purposes. He’s built up an ace collection of locations around London, including neon signs in Soho that make for amazing low light portraits. For more info visit www.alastairbatchelor.com APPRENTICE NAME: SHANA-ROCHELLE GRAVILLIS CAMERA: CANON EOS 5D Mk III SHANA-ROCHELLE graduated last year from University of East London in Photography and has a passion for people portraits. After a fall that damaged a tendon in her leg she’s been bound to crutches for at least a year. But she’s determined to not let this stand in the way. Her confidence knows no bounds when…

4 min.
inspirations

01 SKI IS LIFE BY SANDI BERTONCELJ Sandi captured the perfect moment when a freeride skier jumped between these perfectly spaced trees and into the sunlight. Shot in Zauchensee, Austria, the landscape is covered with fresh snow which can throw off exposures, but not Sandi. He opened the aperture of his lens all the way to f/2.8 for a fast shutter speed of 1/6400 sec which has frozen the skier mid-jump. He’s pin-sharp and virtually pops out of the frame – it almost looks 3D! Lens 1/6400 sec, f/2.8, ISO100 Exposure Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM Photocrowd This month’s Inspirations features our ‘Let it Snow!’ Photocrowd competition. Our favourite image wins a Manfrotto Pro Light RedBee-310 backpack (worth £160), and a selection from our top ten choices get published. The theme for the next…