PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine new issue 144 on sale now

The new issue of PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine is on sale now (as well as arriving in subscribers' postboxes) and it’s a real beauty of an issue. 

In the new October issue no. 144 on sale today, you’ll find all this unmissable content:

In our Canon DSLR Starter Pack, we help you get to grips with your new EOS camera and learn basic Canon camera craft. There’s also great techniques for those more advanced amateurs who need to refresh their Canon camera skills. 

Our Apprentice spends a lovely morning learning how to photograph lavender fields, from sweeping scenes to creative close-ups, with great Canon pro Guy Edwardes. 

We also interview artistic family portrait photographer Helen Bartlett, who specialises in captivating black-and-white portraiture. 

We're also giving away a free 74-page Photoshop guide to download to help you learn to create special effects!

New Canon Skills

In our inspirational Canon Skills section, new photo projects include photographing underwater, simple still-life home studio setups, and street photography tips, new image-editing tutorials, plus all come with free video guides so you can follow along and learn at your own speed.

We have some expert advice for you in this month’s Canon School with tips on how to make the most of bracketing for better exposures. 

Read more: 20 things you need to know about the new mirrorless Canon EOS R

Furthermore, in our Gear section, we test eight of the latest photo-editing software packages, and you may be surprised which comes out on top, plus Sigma’s brand-new 105mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens gets tested. 

PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine is 132 pages of essential Canon techniques, reviews, news and inspiration – out now at all good newsagents and supermarkets, or make sure of your copy every month by subscribing at our online shop from just £28 from six issues!

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PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine is the world’s only 100% Canon-focused title on the newsstand. Launched in 2007, for 14 years it has delivered news, reviews, buying guides, features, inspirational projects and tutorials on cameras, lenses, tripods, gimbals, filters, lighting and all manner of photography equipment. 

Aimed squarely at enthusiast photographers who use the Canon DSLR or mirrorless camera systems, all content is tailored to Canon users – so everything from techniques to product tests are tailored to those using the EOS camera system.

Editor Peter Travers brings 14 years of experience as both a journalist and professional photographer, with Technique Editor Dan Mold shoring up the magazine with his 6 years of expertise.