2020 is a year that most of us will be glad to see the back of. Many staples on the photographer’s calendar just didn’t happen, with sporting events cancelled, live performance put on hold and not an air show in sight – not to mention long stretches when even leaving the house was a no-no. But it’s not been all bad, with some terrific new kit seeing the light of day, highlighted in our annual Gear of the Year awards.
If you’ve been mulling over going mirrorless, then we reckon the launch of the Nikon Z 6II might just be the camera to cement your decision, addressing all the criticisms levelled at the original camera. Our full review reveals all.
In this issue’s lead feature, fine art photographer Neil Burnell tells how he approaches shooting his sublime images of the natural world, encompassing everything from the deep blue sea to mystical forests.
In the N-Photo interview we speak with documentary photographer Jon Lowenstein, who takes us on a photographic tour of his adopted home city of Chicago and its notorious South Side.
And it’s Christmas! In the season to eat, drink and generally be merry, our Apprentice learns to shoot food photos with a festive feel.
Our Skills section takes on a seasonal feel too, with a great selection of projects to try on your time off, from shooting ice-encased objects and getting creative with bokeh to making Christmas your own cards.
And as an added bonus, we're giving away a Photography Tips, Tricks & Fixes ebook. Think of it as an early Christmas present!
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