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In Other News
Fujifilm has announced a new ultra high-resolution prime lens. The GF 30mm f/3.5 R WR is a wide-angle prime lens with a focal length equivalent to 24mm on compatible GFX-system cameras. The prime optic is claimed to offer outstanding image performanc
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Mastering Group Shots
1 Bring a list I can’t stress how important it is to bring a pre-agreed list of group shots with you on the wedding day. Trying to wing it will only result in added stress. 2 Ask for help Utilise the bridesmaids and groomsmen to wrangle up the peop
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Features
The D6 is constructed of the same magnesium alloy as the D5, for a strong, durable, dust and drip-resistant body. It’s operable in up to 85% humidity. The centre focus point works down to -4.5 EV and the others to -4 EV, which makes autofocus possibl
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Where There’s A Will
Mike Will is a creative photographer based in London, UK, whose compositions include vibrant night cityscapes, adventure, travel, music festivals, and stunning portraits. Mike has also been a professional athlete for 10 years and represented Team GB
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Post-production
1 Split toning With your RAW image open in Photoshop, click the Split Toning tab (below the histogram). Set Highlights Hue to 30 and Saturation to 30, then dial Shadows Hue to 230 and Saturation to 15. 2 Tone curve Head to the Tone Curve tab. Switc
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TALKING POINT… LCD touchscreen
Something you definitely can and should use the rear screen for is input. The LCD is now touch-sensitive, giving you fingertip control over the camera and settings – and also feeding into some of the most useful features, especially for working pros.
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Mike’s Sony kit
1. A7R 35mm full-frame camera with autofocus 2. A7 III with 35mm full-frame sensor 3. A7 II E-mount with full-frame sensor 4. RX100 V premium 1.0-type sensor compact 5. Distagon T* FE 35mm f/1.4 ZA 6. FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM 7. FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM
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Wed-iting
Just like any other style of digital photography, capturing the image is only half the battle. You now need to decide how you’re going to edit your photos in a style that not only suits the modern trend, but that will also stand the test of time. Thi
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Nikon D6
Megapixels(effective) 20.8 Maxresolution 5,568×3712 Sensorinformation Full-frame CMOS Maximum burst rate 14fps Lens Nikon F mount Focus 105 focus points Shutter speed 30 - 1/8,000 sec, Bulb ISOsensitivity ISO100-102,400 (exp. 50-3,280,000) Exposure m
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Wildlife WONDERS
Wildlife lovers and photographers around the world are being asked to vote for their “New Big 5” of wildlife – that is, their five favourite animals either to photograph themselves or to see in images. The idea behind the project is simple: whereas t
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Ten Top Tips
1 Have a backup If a vital piece of equipment breaks you won’t have time to go and buy a replacement, so make sure you have a contingency plan. 2 Capture the firsts The first look, the first kiss, the first dance – these are the moments the couple w
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Elinchrom ELC 125 TTL / ELC 500 TTL
Price: £1,189 / $1,500 (dual kit) Elinchrom has built a strong reputation in studio and location flash systems for robust build quality, top-drawer performance, reliability, and ease of use. Mains-powered D-Lite monobloc heads and kits have long bee
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Capturing Elusive Subjects And Scenes Is A Thrilling Element Of Wildlife Photography
Nature has been an essential respite for many photographers during these past months of isolation. If you take photos of wildlife as a full-time pro, a hobbyist, or simply enjoy seeing beautiful shots of the world, our main wildlife feature on p30 th
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Q&A With Graeme Green, British Wildlife Photographer And Founder Of The New Big 5 Project
Tell us more about your personal work and approach to wildlife photography. I’ve been travelling the world with cameras and a notepad for about 15 years. I don’t just cover wildlife, but also landscapes, people, cultures and global issues. With my w
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Shooting The Waves
Difficulty level: Intermediate Time taken: 2 hours Living by the coast, I naturally spend a lot of time by the sea, and one of the best ways to capture the moment is by being able to portray the motion in the waves. I find capturing wave motion very
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Elc 125 Vs Elc 500
The tables show the progressive power output through the range, measured as a Gn (guide number) in metres at ISO 100. Actual intensities will alter depending on the fitment of different reflectors and other light shapers. The table shows the recycl
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Get In Touch
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Wedding Photography
If there was ever a medium of photography to put your photographic metal to the test, it would have to be wedding photography. There are few other genres that require you to wear so many hats: portrait photographer, product photographer, and even stu
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Control The Light
All photography relies on light, but this is especially true when you are trying to achieve a particular shutter speed. Modern cameras have such a high dynamic range that small adjustments can usually be made in post-production, but getting as much r
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Elinchrom ELC 125 TTL / ELC 500 TTL
Power Range 7 - 131 Ws (5 f-stops) Colour Stability over the power range +/- 150 K Best Flash Duration t0.1 1/7,750 s Recycling Time230V 0.06 - 0.45 s Recycling Time120V 0.1 - 0.8 s. Dimensions LxWxH (w/ protective cap) 23.0 x 16.7 x 26.30 cm Weight
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Our Contributors
Peter is Digital Photographer’s expert writer and photographer across a myriad of subjects. This issue he transforms his knowledge into more top content for you, including advice for maintaining photo printers (p70), and a shooting tutorial on landsc
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Prep Like A Pro
Being entrusted with the responsibility of capturing someone’s wedding day means it’s vital that you have all of your ducks in a row. Failure to prepare could spell disaster – not only for you and your reputation, but also for the wedding couple if e
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Focusing Double-distance
For decades, the core technique for precision focusing was the hyperfocal method, especially in landscape images. This makes use of pre-calculated focus distances to quickly set a lens for an acceptable level of sharpness throughout. It is calculated
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TALKING POINT… Buying options
The ELC 125 and ELC 500 heads are available on their own, complete with a standard 16cm reflector and mains cable, or as twin-head kits with the same power rating or one of each. Compared with D-Lite RX One and RX 4 heads and kits, the ELC heads are
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Scout The Location
If you want to make sure that you’re one step ahead of the game, then taking a trip to the wedding venue before the big day will allow you to scope out the surroundings for potential shoot locations (just make sure you gain permission from the landow
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Pro Printer Maintenance
If there was ever a time when being able to produce quality photo prints at home was of great benefit, it is now. Many of us have basic photo printers available, and despite being incapable of the same level of detail as professional models, they can
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Accessories
Website:www.lumecube.com Price: £60 / $60 This LED light panel is credit card-sized, portable and ideal for shooting Instagram stories and food photography. It has a dimmable bicolor LED light, 3200k to 5600k colour temperature adjustability, and a
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The Gallery
Image title: Antwerp square @bennybulke What camera, lens and settings did you use to capture this stunning shot? Nikon D750, 16-35mm, 1/200sec, f/6.3, ISO 800. How did you decide on the composition for this shot? I was waiting for a buddy
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Packing The Right Gear
A wide-angle lens is essential for group shots if you’ve not got a great deal of space to work with. Trying to cram 20 to 30 people into a photo with just a 50mm lens to hand isn’t going to work. There will be numerous times during the day where you
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