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Depth Of Field
Depth of field is an important consideration for flower photography. The closer you are to the subject, the less depth of field (or depth of sharpness) you have to work with, so the choice of aperture plays a key role. Narrower apertures, such as f/1
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Behind The Lens
When did you have the idea for the Side Walk project? As a reaction to people’s lives in solitude… the photo project took place in April and May 2020, when New York City was the epicentre of the pandemic. I started by hosting friends and neighbours o
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Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmar 100-400mm f/4-6.3 Asph Power OIS £1,199/$1,599
www.panasonic.co.uk Think super-telephoto zoom (see Group Test, page 126), and what comes to mind are big, heavy lenses that are a chore to carry around and a pain to shoot with for any length of time. This Panasonic lens bucks the trend, with a rela
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3 MIDDAY Make A Splash!
The middle of the day in high summer is often regarded as the worst possible time to take photographs, as the high sun produces unflattering light for most subjects. But with your creative hat on, you can use the harsh brightness of direct sunlight t
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Fujinon 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR £1,599/$1,899
Lens mount Fujifilm X This is the only lens in this group that’s designed exclusively for APS-C format cameras, on which it gives an ‘effective’ maximum focal length of 600mm. It comes with a string of letters after its name, denoting a physical aper
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Style It Up On The Streets
Working mostly in portrait, fashion and lifestyle photography, I am a self-taught freelance photographer. I work with both digital and 35mm film formats to add some variety to my work, but 35mm film is my favourite of the two: I enjoy the stillness a
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Camera College
Learn how to capture intimate portraits of the flamboyant stars of the plant world, with our guide to focusing, exposure, creative tricks and more… The secret to good flower photography is timing. If you’re photographing flowers in the wild or in a g
Digital Camera World1 min. leídosIntelligence (AI) & Semantics
Transform Your Photos With The Creative Genius Of Luminar AI!
Editing is an essential part of the image-making process; one that can’t be ignored if you want to get the best from your images. But where editing software has traditionally been difficult to learn, Skylum Luminar AI breaks the mould by making profe
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Top Tips Pro Workflow Advice
Ending the day with just enough images on your memory card is always going to save time in the long run, regardless of who will be editing the images. Check your images in the field and be confident – if you feel you have the shot, then you have the
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Create Impressionist-style Images With Brushed Borders
There are several ways to turn a photo into an image that looks like an Impressionist painting. These extend from creative shooting techniques with intentional camera movement during the exposure to more obvious digital manipulation when you process
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How Kitty Edits Perfect Maternity Portraits
1 “I have a quick scan and make general adjustments to the white balance and brightness of the image; if an image is too dark, for instance, I bring the Exposure up and play with the Shadows.” 2 “I apply my preset. I have three main presets that I us
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Control The Light
It’s not easy to take flattering photos of people in the middle of a bright, blue-sky day, and it’s just the same with flowers. High-contrast light can be employed effectively to backlight translucent petals, but to bring out more detail, it’s better
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Summertime Special
With a long day and a clear night, summer gifts us with 24 hours of photo opportunities – if you’re up for a challenge! For the energetic photographer, the extended shooting time offers a host of fun photo projects to tackle. You’re going to have to
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Photo Answers
Q I’ve seen Intentional Camera Movement images that create a painterly look in images. Are there any other arty techniques I can try? Chrissie Parkes A There’s a fun technique you could try, which involves overlapping a series of images one on top of
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Your Gifts
Our collectable shooting tips cards enable you to carry handy settings and suggestions around in your kit bag, ready for when you need them. This issue, get wallet-sized advice on tracking go-karts on race day, photographing rutting deer and going mo
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Case Studies Which Kind Of Photographer Are You?
Shoots hundreds of images in a day, but clients will pay top fees for a slick studio production and may only require 5-10 images that are highly edited by the photographer. Delivery times for this bespoke editing style can be up to one month. Workflo
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Let Us Prey
The UK has several birds of prey species, but how do you find them and photograph them in flight? Great places to get started include nature reserves, such as RSPB Titchwell and RSPB Minsmere. They have various habitats that suit marsh harriers, kest
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Focal Point
New colour camera straps by Peak Design The brand’s popular Slide, Slide Lite, Leash and Cuff straps will soon be available in Midnight and Sage. The new colours join the established Ash and Black – all straps have a lifetime guarantee. www.peakdesig
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Panasonic Leica DG 100-400mm f/4-6.3 £1,199/$1,499
Lens mount Micro Four Thirds Like the Fujinon 100-400mm lens on test, this Panasonic is designed for crop-sensor cameras, but this time of the Micro Four Thirds variety. As such, the size of the image sensor enables an even smaller, lighter construct
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Master the Depth Blur Filter
Neural Filters are part of a new wave of image-editing tools that make use of machine learning and artificial intelligence. These tools analyse the content of the image and are able to recognise people, animals and other objects. Such tools now allow
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In Focus
New 20.9MP APS-C camera harks back to the glory days of film photography, but also has the chops to be popular with image-conscious vloggers – and it’ll be £899 While the Big N’s new retro-styled APS-C format mirrorless camera references the brand’s
Digital Camera World1 min. leídosInternet & Web
Your Digital Content
STEP 1 www.digitalcameraworld.com/dc245 Enter the URL above into the destination bar of your internet browser – we’re using Google Chrome, but other browsers work in a similar way. Please do not enter it in any search field or search bar (see the exa
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What The F-stop?
1 What is the advantage of a 100mm macro lens over a 50mm macro lens? A It is better suited to shooting portrait headshots B You can shoot butterflies from further away C There is less chance of casting your own shadow over the subject D All of the a
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Canon RF 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1L IS USM £2,979/$2,699
Lens mount Canon RF The Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM has long been a favourite with Canon DSLR shooters, with the Mk II edition having a twist-ring zoom mechanism, rather than a push-pull arrangement. The RF 100-500mm for EOS R-series mirr
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Nikkor AF-S 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR £1,249/$1,400
Lens mount Nikon F Nikon has long made an 80-400mm VR lens – but, while it delivers excellent image quality, the focal length is relatively limited, and it’s pricey at £1,999/$2,299. This newer 200-500mm zoom is more affordable and packs in smart add
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Magical Masterclass
With a background in storytelling, I have been fascinated by all forms of art from a very young age. I graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome, where I was able to develop my artistic style, in particular my photography skills. I am strongly
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This Month’s Contributors
We join Kitty on a maternity shoot, a photographic genre she has successfully pivoted to during the pandemic. Find out how she creates her images on page 10 France-based Audrey reveals how she approaches her photoshoots with dogs, and you can use her
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Camera Skills RGB Histogram
When you’re shooting vivid flowers, it’s worth checking the RGB histogram, which shows you the red, green and blue channels. The regular histogram tends to mirror the green channel, so if you’re shooting red or blue flowers, you might not be aware th
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Summer Photo Reads
£33/$35 www.ammonitepress.com As the author Richard Bradbury notes in his introduction, “It can take less than a thousandth of a second to fire a flash and capture a photograph, but it takes a lifetime to master the art of lighting.” Over 178 pages,
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Peak Design Field Pouch v2
Designed to carry daily essentials like your phone, a notebook, keys, spare batteries or a couple of filters, this ultra-compact camera pouch is an ideal alternative for storing such items in a coat. A small mirrorless camera with an attached pancake
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