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PhotoPlus : The Canon Magazine

PhotoPlus : The Canon Magazine November 2020

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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

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United Kingdom
Future Publishing Ltd
13 Issues

in this issue

2 min.

We’re all friends here, so I’m going to share a secret. I bloody love trees. I love them all, whether it’s a cluster of birch trees or a dense forest full of oaks, and I get giddy if I can smell pine trees in the mountains. But what I really love is a single, lone tree in the middle of a field. As well as being photogenic and a great focal point in a landscape, I love how these big trees stand proud and defiant through the seasons. This issue Canon pro and landscape photography legend David Noton shows our Apprentice how to capture a variety of trees in his local locations, under different lighting conditions, from page 8. Also in this issue, we gather four of the best Canon pros…

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photo plus the canon magazine

Peter Travers Editor • 5D Mark IV peter.travers@futurenet.com “It was a pleasure to spend time with David Noton and our Apprentice in the Dorset countryside, taking great shots of all types of trees, from sunrise to night.” PAGE 08 Dan Mold Technique editor • 1D X Mk III dan.mold@futurenet.com “For our full-throttle action feature I interviewed four top Canon pros to get their insight and expertise when it comes to shooting sports, racing, wildlife and more!” PAGE 28 Ben Andrews Lab manager • 5D Mark III ben.andrews@futurenet.com “We’ve got the ‘revolutionary’ Canon RF 600mm and 800mm F11 IS STM lenses in for a test. We find out what these unique supertelephoto primes can do!” PAGE 88 James Paterson Technique writer • 5D Mark IV james.paterson@futurenet.com “HDRs aren’t just for dynamic colours – they’re also for taking your monochromatic landscapes up a notch, plus you don’t…

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this issue’s contributors…

David Noton Join David and an Apprentice as he demonstrates how to capture tremendous treescape shots. PAGE 8 Martin Bissig Pro sports photographer Martin takes to the slopes to show how to land extreme sports images. PAGE 36 Drew Buckley Pro Canon photographer Drew shows you how to tame wildlife with his action photo tips. PAGE 30 Stuart Dunn Award-winning Canon pro travel shooter Stuart details his magnificent globetrotting career. PAGE 62 Drew Gibson Learn how to shoot fast and furious motorsports photographs with Drew Gibson. PAGE 32 Marcus Hawkins Uncover everything you need to know about the magic of time-lapse photography. PAGE 78 Marc Aspland The Chief Staff Sports Photographer for The Times runs through his top tips for sports photos. PAGE 34 Brian Worley Is there anything Brian doesn’t know about Canon gear? He answers all your techie questions. PAGE 82 Our contributors Ben…

12 min.
tremendous treescapes

CANON PRO NAME: DAVID NOTON CAMERA: CANON EOS R5 DAVID IS a landscape and travel photographer based in Somerset with over 35 (and counting!) years experience as a professional. During his photographic career he’s travelled to just about every corner of the globe. Despite now being considered a veteran in many ways David still feels as if he’s only just getting started. He believes that he is only just scratching the surface in his understanding of the subtleties of light. www.davidnoton.com APPRENTICE NAME: ROBERT CRONK CAMERA: CANON EOS 5D Mk IV ROBERT, 57, is a chartered surveyor from Berkshire and has been a photo enthusiast for 50 of those years! He started with an ‘instamatic’ and made his way through manual and semi-auto SLRs, and a range of DSLRs, now using the EOS 5D Mk IV. He loves shooting all sorts…

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Lens Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Exposure 95 secs, f/22, ISO100 Lens Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM Exposure 1/125 sec, f/9, ISO100 Lens Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM Exposure 1/6 sec, f/16, ISO200 Lens Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L USM Exposure 6 secs, f/11, ISO50 All the images in this gallery were entrants to the PhotoPlus ‘Slow Shutter Speeds’ competition hosted on Photocrowd – a website where a public vote on the best-liked images is pitted against expert opinion. To enter our current contest, and vote on your favourite photos, simply visit www.photocrowd.com Lens Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM Exposure 30 secs, f/16, ISO50 Lens Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Exposure 0.8 sec, f/5.6, ISO200 Lens Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM Exposure 1/80 sec, f/18, ISO200 Lens Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L IS USM & 2x III Extender Exposure 1/100…

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capture the action

Action photography in genres like sports and wildlife, where you often need lightningfast reflexes to capture fleeting moments as a high speed subject zooms past your lens, will really put your skills to the test. That being said, the challenge is half the fun! There’s no greater feeling than when overcoming all odds to get the perfect image. This month, we get insight from four top Canon pros Drew Buckley, Marc Aspland, Martin Bissig and Drew Gibson. Between them, these pros have shot everything from puffins on Skomer island in Wales to mountain biking races in Pakistan, World Endurance Championship racing, the Olympics and more. Read on to see how you can perfect your autofocus technique; uncover the Canon settings you need for razor-sharp images; when to slow down your shutter speed;…