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PhotoPlus : The Canon Magazine

November 2021

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

United Kingdom
Future Publishing Ltd
13 Issues

in this issue

1 min

Do you remember when 10fps seemed like a super-fast continuous shooting speed? I was in awe when shooting at 10fps with a new EOS-1D Mark III back in 2008. I felt like I was armed with a machine gun as I rapidly photographed superbikes on a racetrack. But EOS camera fps speeds move quickly. The electronic shutters in the EOS R5 and R6 mirrorless introduced 20fps last year, but now the new EOS R3 sporting hero offers an eye-wateringly fast 30fps. It was great to gets my hands on the R3 and shoot with it, and you won’t believe the incredibly clever AF, especially the new Eye Control AF. Read our comprehensive review on the EOS R3 on page 86. Learn all you need to know to make the step up…

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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…

1 min
access your free ebook

Get the free 196-page Teach Yourself Seasonal Photography eBook – download it to your mobile device or computer 1. Go to our web page at quick link bit.ly/pp184ebook Please enter this in your internet browser bar (not into Google), and allow time for hi-res eBook to appear. 2. On the web page that appears you will able to view the eBook PDF in your internet browser. 3. You can view the eBook there, or if on your computer, click the icon top-right to download it. Or if on your mobile device, click the share icon and Save to Files (or similar).…

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meet the team…

Peter Travers Editor • 5D Mark IV peter.travers@futurenet.com “Once I’d stepped up to a full-frame Canon EOS camera, I’ve never looked back. In our big camera guide, we reveal the benefits of a bigger sensor!” PAGE 28 Dan Mold Technique editor • 1D X Mk III dan.mold@futurenet.com “For part five of my landscape photo series, I illustrate the difference in focal lengths when using wide-angle to telephoto lenses to capture scenic shots.” PAGE 52 James Paterson Technique writer • 5D Mark IV james.paterson@futurenet.com “Taking portraits in harsh midday sunshine can feel impossible, unless you know how to work with the sunlight. In my big project this issue I show you how!” PAGE 44 Louise Carey Technique writer • R6 louise.carey@futurenet.com “This issue in Lightroom, I show you how to mask parts of your images then selectively boost the brightness and temperature for better editing results.”…

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this issue’s contributors…

Oliver Wright Canon professional and macro expert Oliver teaches our Apprentice how to take great insect shots. PAGE 8 Peter Baker Keen amateur Canon EOS photographer Peter reveals how it took some top shots of local wildlife. PAGE 70 Julie Tennant For her shot of a woodland butterfly, Julie used a nice shallow depth of field to blur the background. PAGE 25 James Artaius Ex-PhotoPlus staffer turned Digitalcameraworld.com editor tests the amazing R3 speed demon! PAGE 86 Christian Andrel From surviving cancer to becoming a father and creating a thriving portrait photo business. PAGE 60 Marcus Hawkins Our favourite Canon nerd reveals the EOS camera features to improve your compositions. PAGE 74 Alexander Sviridov Canon portrait pro and digital artist Alexander shares his six favourite pieces of kit. PAGE 72 Matthew Richards Find out which is the best proper macro lens for your extreme close-up…

10 min
miniature marvels

CANON PRO NAME: OLIVER WRIGHT CAMERA: CANON EOS R5 BASED IN Garforth, Leeds, Oliver has embraced Canon’s latest mirrorless full-frame cameras, now shooting fantastic macro imagery of wildlife, plants and flowers with his EOS R5. A climbing accident back in 2010 was the catalyst for Oliver realizing his passion for photography, in particular wildlife. 11 years later and Oliver runs events with Canon and promotional videos. He’s had multiple highly commended images in the British Wildlife Photography Awards and is the perfect pro to teach Matthew about macro. www.oliverwrightphotography.com APPRENTICE NAME: MATTHEW FARRUGIA CAMERA: CANON EOS R6 MATTHEW IS a student dispensing optician in his final year, from Peterborough, and loves to get out and about with his newly acquired Canon EOS R6 full-frame mirrorless camera. He’s an amateur wildlife photographer and would love to have the confidence to shoot macro…