Get 14 bonus gifts with the February issue of Digital Camera, including 9 photo tips cards

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Happy New Year! If you were the grateful recipient of a new camera at Christmas, then we have the perfect present to go with it – a guide to mastering your new DSLR or mirrorless in just half a day. 

Our Camera Crash Course is this month’s cover feature

Remember that you can also buy Digital Camera online (opens in new tab), or make great savings of up to 34% with a subscription (opens in new tab)

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Other highlights in February’s Digital Camera 

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As ever, get some fresh inspiration for things to shoot by browsing the 10 all-new photo projects in Photo Active. These include Viking portraits, capturing condors in flight and a bodypaint in UV lighting shoot. 

And there are more great ideas for keeping things local in our Stay at Home section.

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Leading professional photographers to feature in this issue include the visual artist Christy Lee Rogers, in Pro in Focus, while Rankin offers insights into what it’s like to take portraits of your heroes, in our Q&A interview

Plus, see some of the images from the recent Women Street Photographers exhibition, in our Hotshots gallery. 

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This month’s Camera College focuses on photographing light and star trails. 

Learn how to master the necessary techniques and enter a shot in our new monthly photo challenge where one lucky reader can win a copy of Affinity Photo (opens in new tab), worth £49/$50. 

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Discover how to use this month’s bonus digital gift – 25 creative skies for Photoshop – with an in-depth walkthrough from Jon Adams.  

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Other image editing tutorials in the February issue showcase creative techniques for Affinity Photo, Lightroom, Photoshop and Photoshop Elements.

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The Fujifilm X-S10 and the Leica Q2 Monochrom lead our equipment reviews this month, and you can also read our verdicts on the Nikkor Z 14-24mm f/2.8, the Lumix S Pro 50mm f/1.4 and the iPhone 12 Pro Max – is this Apple’s best-ever camera phone? 

This is all alongside mini tests of camera L-brackets and waterproof compacts

The latest issue of Digital Camera comes with an unrivaled selection of digital gifts 

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This issue’s digital gifts comprise a Sky Pack for Photoshop, 107 images for light painting; 77 minutes of bonus video tutorials covering Photoshop, Lightroom and Affinity Photo; and a 254-page Camera Buyer’s Guide ebook. 

Here's the full line-up of the bonus gifts with issue 238: 

  • Nine all-new photo tips cards on landscapes, architecture, macro – and more! 
  • 25 creative skies for Photoshop to transform your landscape photos 
  • 107 images for light painting with a smartphone or tablet 
  • 77 mins of image editing video tutorials for Photoshop, Lightroom and Affinity Photo  
  • 254-page Camera Buyer’s Guide ebook packed full of buying advice 

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Niall Hampton

Niall is the editor of Digital Camera Magazine (opens in new tab), and has been shooting on interchangeable lens cameras for over 20 years, and on various point-and-shoot models for years before that. 

Working alongside professional photographers for many years as a jobbing journalist gave Niall the curiosity to also start working on the other side of the lens. These days his favored shooting subjects include wildlife, travel and street photography, and he also enjoys dabbling with studio still life. 

On the site you will see him writing photographer profiles, asking questions for Q&As and interviews, reporting on the latest and most noteworthy photography competitions, and sharing his knowledge on website building.