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This month we have another amazing issue for you, packed full of pro techniques, advice and insight.
Better bird photos(opens in new tab)
Bird photography is a tricky genre to master. Your subjects are by nature fast, agile and seemingly erratic. With a good working knowledge of bird behaviour however, it is possible to capture stunning images, applying your photographic skill. In this first feature of the issue we take a look at the gear, research, locations and camera skills you need to capture birds in-flight, in their stunning habitats and in great light. If you like nature imaging you won't want to miss this one!
Understand your lenses(opens in new tab)
Lenses are often said to be the most important aspect of a camera system. Camera models themselves come and go and are refreshed quite often, while lenses meanwhile form the backbone of any photographer's kit. In our second feature this issue we dive deep into the tech lenses of all types have to offer. We explore the anatomy, compatibility and characteristics of each, to enable you to make more informed buying decisions and take better images in any situation, starting today!
Creative outdoor portraiture(opens in new tab)
The outside world offers huge opportunities for amazing portraits, beyond the average staged in-studio image. However you have some challenges to overcome and Tom Calton is on hand to help you out. In our Creative Project, he explains how to manage the light, compose your images correctly and work with vibrant colour, for elevated portrait studies in the great outdoors.
The Brand Identity(opens in new tab)
Group test: supertele lenses(opens in new tab)
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Digital Photographer (opens in new tab) is a monthly magazine, and the kitbag essential for pros, enthusiasts and amateurs alike!
Inside, you'll find practical guides, shooting tips and techniques from working photographers, plus all the latest industry news.
Essential exposure technique (opens in new tab): settings for seamless backgrounds
Photo therapy: the art of patience - why it's worth waiting! (opens in new tab)
Adapt and conquer! Learn to use lens adaptors the right way (opens in new tab)
Lighthouse photography (opens in new tab): learn to compose images of very tall subjects