Use your filters like never before! Digital Photographer Magazine Issue 272 is out now

(Image credit: Future)

The new issue of Digital Photographer is out now!

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This month we have another amazing issue for you, featuring professional tips, reviews, and practical how-to guides. Here's a sneak peek of what's inside!

Master your filters!

Capture sensational images by learning to use hardware filters in new ways  (Image credit: Peter Fenech)

Software is capable of amazing things these days, from correcting exposures and even allowing us to recompose our shots after the fact. There is still plenty of room in your kitbag for a set of hardware filters, however! In our cover feature, learn how to use your polarisers, ND grads and big stoppers like never before by applying them in unconventional ways. 

Take a look at the other parts of the Masterclass series, available in issues 266-271, to catch up on what you may have missed.

Get it right in-camera

By-pass Photoshop or Affinity with our tips on capturing amazing images to your memory card (Image credit: Jignesh Chavda)

Furthering our theme of capturing incredible shots without software, our Technique Editor, Kim explains how you can shoot print-ready images straight out-of-camera. Learn how to use every feature of your camera, from grid lines to the LCD, custom white balance to hidden autofocus settings, and shoot amazing compositions with minimal hassle!  

Life in the fast lane - interview with motorsport photographer Jamey Price

Jamey Price delves into his passion for Formula 1 and shares his motorsport masterpieces  (Image credit: Jamey Price)

In every issue, we feature an interview with a high-flying photographer in the industry. This month, we sit down with winning motorsport photographer Jamey Price to discover how he transitioned from a Jockey to living his life in the photo pit at the world's most famous race tracks. Buckle up!

Create macro shots with a difference

Use creative backlighting to reveal unseen details in your macro studies (Image credit: Future)

Macro photography never ceases to fascinate us. It has the amazing power to reveal the world in a way we never usually see it. 

In this creative project, we explain how to use basic lighting to highlight tiny textures and reveal details in small subjects, to create beautiful botanical photo art. Discover how to set up your shots, arrange your lights and frame your compositions for maximum impact, producing the wow factor without a big budget.

Shoot for a magazine

In this issue's "Shoot Like a Pro" feature, we join commercial photographer Gavin Forster to explore the secrets to a successful editorial shoot. Learn how to work quickly and with minimal kit to shoot a photo story for a magazine  (Image credit: Future)

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Digital Photographer 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.

Read more:

Essential exposure technique: settings for seamless backgrounds

Photo therapy: the art of patience - why it's worth waiting!

Adapt and conquer! Learn to use lens adaptors the right way

Lighthouse photography: learn to compose images of very tall subjects

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Digital Photographer

Digital Photographer is the ultimate monthly photography magazine for enthusiasts and pros in today’s digital marketplace.

Every issue readers are treated to interviews with leading expert photographers, cutting-edge imagery, practical shooting advice and the very latest high-end digital news and equipment reviews. The team includes seasoned journalists and passionate photographers such as the Editor Peter Fenech, who are well positioned to bring you authoritative reviews and tutorials on cameras, lenses, lighting, gimbals and more.

Whether you’re a part-time amateur or a full-time pro, Digital Photographer aims to challenge, motivate and inspire you to take your best shot and get the most out of your kit, whether you’re a hobbyist or a seasoned shooter.