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New issue no.153 of PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine now on sale!

The new issue of PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine is on sale now – as well as arriving in subscribers' (opens in new tab) postboxes too. 

We pride ourselves at PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine for producing content to specifically help Canon camera users. This issue is no exception and we’ve collated our top ten essential Canon skills, from mastering metering and focusing, to better exposures and compensations; and from the best Canon-fit lenses to use, to setting shutter speed and controlling depth of field with apertures. 

Also enter our competition to win one of five copies of DxO software Photo Lab 2, worth £159 each.

This issue we  test Canon’s new budget EOS 250D, the new DSLR for beginners, which is also the world’s lightest DSLR with a moveable touchscreen and 4k video capability.

Learn how to take sexy portraits of models out on location with our Apprentice who gets schooled by our experienced Canon pro photographer, Rebecca Faith.

We interview the interesting Canon pro and wrestler photographer James Musselwhite, who still photographs nursery kids for his ‘day job’.

In Canon School, learn how your Canon camera’s in-built settings can help you develop an eye for a better images, plus we answer more of your challenging techie questions. 

New Canon Skills

We have more amazing new photo projects, including some exclusive tips on how to capture incredible (and close up!) shots of big cats in a UK wildlife park. Learn to frame your landscape shots better by using tried-and-trusted compositional tricks for improved foreground. 

We also use the latest Canon mirrorless full-frame camera, the EOS RP, and its Focusing Bracketing setting. 

Plus new tutorials in Photoshop Elements, Adobe CC and Affinity Photo. All coming with free video guides, on the disc, or web links on the pages for those who don’t have a CD drive on their machines.

Finally, we test eight mighty superzoom lenses from Canon, Sigma and Tamron that cover a giant focal range, including an 18-400mm super-duper zoom! 

Read more: Canon's 32MP camera to merge EOS 80D and 7D lines? (opens in new tab)

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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.