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PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine new Oct issue no.196 out now – subscribe & get a free daypack!

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We're the No.1 Canon magazine and we cater for every Canon EOS camera user from DSLRs to the latest mirrorless, and in every issue we feature the best Canon pros and experts to help you become a better Canon photographer and to pick the best-on-test Canon kit!

W​​hy did you first invest in your Canon camera? For many budding beginners, it’s usually so they’re able to take nice portrait photos of their family and friends. Our PhotoPlus Apprentice this issue learns how to take better portraits when she joined Canon pro Rebecca Faith on a fun photoshoot in a park in Bath. 

She found the simple solutions to use natural light and shade effectively to take top shots of our model. 

New Canon camera skills!

Also inside this issue, master your Canon camera is just 12 hours, with our ace tips for shooting from 7am to 7pm! During this big photo challenge, find out how to take brilliant photos of everything from wildlife at sunrise, food at breakfast, and sports in the day, to landscapes at sunset, and traffic light trails at night.

We speak to Oliver Wright, landscape and nature photographer, about his ability to work all year round, by shooting close-ups of insects to Arctic night skies.

We also have more great photo projects and image-editing guides with free videos to follow in our Canon Skills section, plus Canon School is packed with essential advice.

We test eight of the best affordable telephoto zoom lenses from Canon, Sigma and Tamron in Super Test, for Canon EOS DSLRs and EOS R mirrorless cameras.

Plus get your free Outdoor Landscape & Nature Photography ebook, details on how to download inside.

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PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine (opens in new tab) 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.