A Happy New Year to all our readers. Our February 2020 issue features a 14-page masterclass on how to take food photography beyond smartphone snaps – so next time you’re faced with some fabulous fare, you’ll be able to shoot it like a pro.
Food photography may not be everyone’s go-to subject, of course, but it’s a great way to practise composition and nail lighting setups – plus it’s a tasty subject to eat once you've packed your camera away.
If you’d rather look at a different menu, though, then our Photo Active section offers 10 all-new photo projects, including winter wildlife and macro ice shots.
Further inspiration can be found in One to One, where we go behind the scenes of Amy Lathrope-Reid’s equine photography practice, and in this month’s Q&A interview, where Simon Roberts details his distinctive take on landscapes – and politics.
If you know someone who received their first proper camera over Christmas, then get them off to the perfect start with six pages of hints and tips of how to take the first steps in a photographic journey, in Camera College.
Partakers in image editing will find four all-new tutorials in our Practical Photoshop section, including four simple colour effects for enhancing winter landscapes and how to master Photoshop’s Gradient Maps. Helpful advice is also available in Photo Answers, including Six ways to shoot seasonal images.
Eight budget prime lenses compete in our group test, while camera remotes and gimbal stabilisers feature in our mini-tests.
The February 2020 issue of Digital Camera comes with 13 fantastic free gifts
- Skylum Luminar 3 photo editing software, worth £65 – full version for PC and Mac
- Nine all-new photo tips cards covering portraits, landscapes, macro – and more!
- Smartphone light painting kit – choose from 108 different lighting screens
- Video disc featuring 75 minutes of Photoshop and Lightroom video training
- 148-page Camera Shopper ebook packed full of buying advice
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