Digital Photo – May 2014
Learn the tricks for bagging your best landscape shots and improve every photo you take with the expert Photoshop advice and techniques in the May issue of Digital Photo!
There are loads of brilliant photo ideas to try today, and seven free gifts for better photos:
PhotoSkills video lesson CD with 9 new tutorials
Free borders for framing your pics
Five bonus tutorials for creative portrait techniques
Plus all this…
New camera techniques
The complete guide to landscapes
Learn the tricks of the trade in bagging the best scenic in any environment.
Fresh ideas to try
Capture an evocative lifestyle portrait complete with beautiful backlighting.
Use your camera’s AF modes for pin-sharp shots of static and moving subjects.
Get a strong sense of speed in a bike shot using a home-made camera rig.
Know your camera types with our easy guide to the different styles on the market.
Balance sky and land
Even up brightness between the light and dark parts of a landscape.
Reframe & add contrast
Improve composition and add extra punch with the Dodge & Burn tools.
Inject warm lighting
Three ways to get the light of a setting sun by adjusting colour balance.
Reveal detail selectively
Sharpen specific areas of a landscape scene to add texture with the High Pass filter.
Frame images like a pro
Add pics to our free templates for a slick finish.
Create a jigsaw effect
Turn shots into jigsaws with this easy effect.
Create a mirror image
Flip a pic to make a symmetrical scene.
Make a retro film effect
Use Lightroom to cross process a pic from RAW.
Get inspired by our gallery of beautiful pics taken by the world’s best photographers.
Interview: Bob Martin
Meet the legendary sports photographer whose one-shot approach gets him iconic shots.
Life in Pictures
500 MotoGP races, 15-hour days, the odd night in jail… it’s all part of the deal for David Goldman.
Practical help & advice
Constructive advice from our experts on how readers’ shots could be improved.
Stop a flash from popping up, what you need in a printer, shooting cricket, and more.
It Works For Me!
Readers share their pictures and stories after trying Digital Photo techniques.
Gear, Tests & News
Wide-angle zoom group test
Six ultra-wide zooms for D-SLRs go up against each other in our big comparison test.
Nikon’s top-of-the-range model is purpose-built for professionals and can machine-gun shots at 11fps. We find out how good it really is.
Samsung NX 30
Though it’s as big as some D-SLRs, this CSC sports a vast range of ‘smart’ features, and offers both Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity.
Canon EOS 1200D
The latest D-SLR from Canon is a long awaited entry-level model that sports a sub-£400 price. We see how it measures up.