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2 Effects To Give Your Shots A New Look
One upside of lockdown has been an increase in time for editing images at home. With opportunities to go out and shoot fresh photos fitful at best over the past 12 months, reviewing our archive material has kept most of us usefully occupied. But why
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KitZone
Barely one third into the year and the exciting new camera launches keep on coming… Sony’s new flagship, the A1, was recently followed by the announcement of another range-topper, the Nikon Z 9. In between these reveals, though, Fujifilm surprised ma
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PART 3 Animal magic
Whether it’s the frantic activity of garden birds getting ready for nesting or the sudden appearance of young rabbits on the most urban-looking roadside verges, you don’t have to look far for animal action. Local nature reserves often have hides wher
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Magical Murmurations
Julie lives in North Yorkshire and these photos were taken just outside Catterick. She enjoys photographing many different subjects, including the countryside, waterfalls, insects and flowers, as well as her pets. For these shots, Julie rested agains
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Fine-tune With Filters
Although ND grads aren’t as essential as they were in the days of film, they are useful to have in your bag if you’re a photographer who enjoys getting everything right in-camera. Two other filters that are definitely worth packing are a strong ND fi
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Image Rescue
This landscape photo has a common exposure issue where the land is too dark and the sky is slightly too bright in some areas. However, the tonal range can be manipulated to bring both areas under control and reveal the shapes of the landscape. We’re
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The Big Question What Motivated You To Document The Harsh Realities Of The World?
Tom Stoddart says: “If you’re a photojournalist, you want to be where the action is and witnessing things that other people are watching on their TV screens. So the motivation was a mixture of excitement, ego, a feeling that something was wrong… in B
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Useful Kit
A tripod is a must for landscapes, giving you the freedom to use really long exposures, or to stand back and consider the composition and framing more carefully. But what else should be on your kit hit-list? Apart from the items listed to the right,
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Stunning Seaside Skies
My interest in photography began while I was serving in the Royal Navy, where I completed a short course in intelligence photography. Since leaving, I have shown an interest in landscape photography, chasing sunsets to capture vibrant colours and the
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What You Stairing At?
Uless you live in a mouth-watering metropolis like New York or Bangkok, or in a creative city such as Copenhagen and Havana, chances are you might find your local streets feel full to the brim with grey concrete or beige bricks. You could be right, b
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This Month’s Contributors
In a career spanning half a century, Tom has shot many of the defining moments of recent times. His new book turns a lens on extraordinary women. Page 10 Chantel has worked at every level of the photo industry since starting out as an assistant. She
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PART 4 Woodland wonder
Spring signifies new birth, so there’s no better time to try something fresh. The textures, greenery and dappled light offered by the cover of trees may seem like a challenge to capture in-camera, but woodland provides a plethora of subjects and tech
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Meet The Locals
After picking up a camera in 2019, I quickly began to fall in love with photographing wildlife – especially on trips away, where you could capture some incredible animals. We’ve now spent most of the last year in rolling national lockdowns, so I’ve c
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Get Creative With Blending Modes
FILE & VIDEO www.digitalcameraworld.com/dc241 Photoshop’s Blending Modes have long been one of its most useful features. Each Blending Mode uses a distinct algorithm to blend a selected layer with the layers below. If this sounds complicated, in prac
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What The F-stop?
1 Which of these is not a Sigma lens family? A Contemporary B Classic C Sport D Art 2 Who was the American portrait photographer who co-invented the Zone System with Ansel Adams? A David Archer B Tony Archer C Fred Archer D Pat Archer 3 Which of thes
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Camera Skills Get Sharper Results From Your Lenses
To increase the depth of field – the amount of front-to-back sharpness – focus the lens a third of the way into the scene. You can also use a ‘hyperfocal focus’ smartphone app to work out the precise focus distance for maximum sharpness. The narrowes
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Another Contemporary 28-70mm f/2.8 from Sigma
The 28-70mm f/2.8 DG DN Contemporary lens for Sony FE and L-mount cameras is 40% lighter than Sigma’s 24-70mm f/2.8 DG DN Art optic, and should be an especially good match for smaller cameras. The new lens strikes a balance between performance and po
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Focal Point
Over 258 pages, DC contributor James Abbott (p100) shares his image editing smarts for the Photoshop and Affinity Photo platforms. www.ilex.press; £25/$30 Exquisite bokeh is one of the major benefits of this relaunched optic – the original was the fi
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The Art Of Seeing
www.benedictbrain.com Camera: Fujifilm GFX 50R Lens: Fujinon 110mm f/2 Exposure: 1/25 sec at f/2, ISO 100 Recently I ran an online workshop for the The Photography Show’s Spring Shoots virtual event, called ‘Finding Your Creative Mojo’. During my pre
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5 Send Us Your Shots And Star In Our Photo Gallery
“This image was taken at Papplewick Pumping Station in Nottingham. It was very dim lighting, but I liked how the pipes stood out from the background and the texture of the metal.” Digital Camera says: Often when you find yourself in a dimly lit area,
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Posing Power
My work has a special focus on beauty and fashion. I’m passionate about creating visual stories with a cinematic edge that enhance a mood and capture emotion. As a black female photographer, I’m aware of the lack of people like myself in front of and
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PRACTICAL PhotoshopⓇ
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1 Make Fun Silhouette Art Using Everyday Objects
Whether it’s a teapot, a toothbrush, an iron or a table lamp, we interact with dozens of household items every day. Their design is often underappreciated or overlooked, but lockdown has given us the time and space to view household items in a very d
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Canon Pixma Pro-200 £455/$599
www.canon.co.uk Canon’s Pixma Pro-100S has long been our favourite A3+/13-inch pro-grade printer for creating photo prints on glossy paper. Running on eight dye-based inks, including black, grey and light grey, it delivered sumptuously smooth glossy
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Go Minimalist
It can be tempting to cram the frame with detail, but stripping things back to create more minimalist compositions is a great way to go beyond the familiar postcard view of a famous location. Working up a composition in this way also feels just that
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Benro goes Bats…
The American brand has been busy of late, adding two new tripod collections to the Benro family. First up is the Bat Series. Six models are available: four made from carbon-fibre and two from aluminium, all with centre columns. Bat tripods boast a ch
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Tom Stoddart
With a career spanning 50 years, the award-winning photojournalist Tom Stoddart is currently taking a comparative career break at his home in the north-east of England, mainly due to England’s rigid Covid lockdown regulations. However, with his lates
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Gently Does It
For the past five years, I have been working within the grounds of a family-owned estate in the heart of the South Downs National Park, specialising in photographing the roe deer that call it home. I must have watched these solitary deer for thousand
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PRACTICAL Photoshop
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