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When it comes to wildlife, few photographers are as prolific as Laurie Campbell, and this issue he shares his decades of experience shooting birds and mammals throughout the British Isles.

Our apprentice turns his attention to altogether smaller critters, as he undertakes a macro masterclass, photographing incredible close‑ups of butterflies and bugs in West Country nature reserves.

In our interview we quiz Finnish outdoors photographer Eeva Mäkinen about her breathtakingly beautiful landscapes and images of their inhabitants in and around the Arctic Circle.

In our Big Test, we try carbon-fibre tripods that combine stupendous  strength with a lightweight build. And while we’re aware we’re in a cost-of-living crisis, we couldn’t resist bringing you our thoughts on Nikon’s amazing (but eye-wateringly expensive) two-in-one 400mm f/2.8 prime that turns into a 560mm f/4 at the flick of a switch.

In the Skills section, we explore User Settings, get creative with lighting for sci-fi-themed portraits, explore different-strength ND filters, and shoot super-long-exposures in daylight. Plus we’re giving away CutOut 7, to separate subjects from backgrounds with ease!

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N-Photo: The Nikon Magazine is a monthly publication that's entirely dedicated to Nikon users. As a 100% independent magazine, you can be assured of unbiased opinion from a trustworthy team of devoted photography experts including editor Adam Waring and Technique Editor Mike Harris

Aimed at all users, from camera newcomers to working pros, every issue is packed with practical, Nikon-specific advice for taking better photos, in-depth reviews of Nikon-compatible gear, and inspiring projects and exciting video lessons for mastering camera, lens and Photoshop techniques.

Written by Nikon users for Nikon users, N-Photo is your one-stop shop for everything to do with cameras, lenses, tripods, bags, tips, tricks and techniques to get the most out of your photography.