Get 13 fantastic gifts including Corel AfterShot 3 for Windows with the new issue of Digital Camera magazine

Digital Camera's December 2018 issue is on sale now, and comes with 13 amazing gifts
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Teach yourself how to shoot like a pro by using manual settings, in the new issue of Digital Camera magazine – on sale now.

Exploring exposure, focusing and white balance over-rides, we suggest some strategies for taking control in situations when you can't count on your camera to get it right. 

Also in this issue, we join family portraiture specialist Catherine O’Donnell on an autumnal location shoot in Bedfordshire, while Sir Don McCullin looks back over his astonishing photography career in a seven-page interview that features some images from his new book, The Landscape. 

Projects in this issue’s Photo Active section include how to photograph classic cars, and shooting a seascape at night. Discover how to get started in astrophotography, with the first part of a new series by Jamie Carter. 

Practical Photoshop is Digital Camera’s regular guide to getting the most from the industry standard image editing program. Highlights this month include reducing noise in your pictures, learning to love the Levels function, and getting creative with Curves. 

Looking to buy some new camera gear? Find out why the Fujifilm XT-3 is such a fantastic upgrade on the previous model and which will be the most nifty fifty for your particular camera system – eight top 50mm primes go head-to-head. 

There's a guide to buying your first ND filter, plus mini-tests of hotshoe mics and camera phones. Finally, why not purchase the photographer in your life – or even yourself – a tempting treat from our five-page Christmas gift guide? From under £50 up to £500, there’s something to suit all budgets. 

Finally, don’t forget that every issue of Digital Camera comes in a bag packed with amazing gifts. This issue's headline offering is a free copy of Corel AfterShot 3 image manipulation software – worth £54.99/$39.99 – for Windows users only. Plus there are nine all-new tips cards, covering setups for portrait and manual mode photography. 

On the included video disc, you can watch 76 minutes of video tutorials linked to this issue’s Practical Photoshop section, choose from 108 studio backdrops to add to your images in Photoshop, and browse our reviews and tests in the 164-page Camera Shopper PDF ebook. 

The issue comes with a whopping 13 free gifts, too. 

Digital Camera December 2018 issue bundle

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  • Free download copy of Corel AfterShot 3 image manipulation software, worth £54.99, for Windows users only 
  • Videodisc featuring 76 minutes of Photoshop and Lightroom video training 
  • 164-page Camera Shopper ebook packed full of buying advice 
  • Nine shooting tips cards with settings to help you capture great portrait shots 
  • 108 studio backdrops to add to your images in Photoshop  

Front cover image of Digital Camera magazine, December 2018

(Image credit: Future Publishing)

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Digital Camera

The sister print publication to this website, Digital Camera Magazine is Britain's best-selling photography publication – and it can also be purchased outside the United Kingdom as Digital Camera World. 

Digital Camera Magazine is packed with more expert advice and more inspirational images than any other title, with the sole aim of helping you become a better photographer. Every issue we also bring you a selection of great gifts which are designed to help you get more from your photography – everything from tips cards and cheat sheets to free software and bookazines. 

In addition to inspirational images, interviews, projects, mini tests and tutorials, each issue is packed with news, reviews and comparisons, as well as photographer vs photographer shootouts and head-to-head challenges using the best photo editing software.

The magazine is captained by Editor Niall Hampton, with Technique Editor Alistair Campbell adding his own expertise.