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Practical Photography Magazine

Frequency: 13 issues per year
Cover Price: £4.99

Practical Photography - March 2015

March issue of Practical Photography on sale now!

The March issue of Practical Photography is on sale now and features an exclusive offer for every reader – get 30% off all SRB 10-stop ND filters!

Inside the mag you’ll find a 14-page guide to shooting amazing seascapes, from planning shoots and using the right kit to composing like a pro and using ND filters for arty long exposures.

If portraits are more to your liking, we’ve also got a beginner’s guide to studio lighting courtesy of acclaimed fashion photographer Jake Hicks. With step-by-steps guides to three core setups, we’ll have you shooting portraits with style in no time.

Want to get your hands on the latest kit? We’ve even got detailed reviews of 78 cameras, lenses, tripods, pen tablets and accessories, including Fujifilm’s new X100T premium compact and Canon’s 24-105mm standard zoom.

And, of course, there’s the latest Learn Photography Now CD-ROM…


Learn Photography Now: The latest 30-minute show includes a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at a magazine cover shoot, a rare interview with American Photoshop guru Scott Kelby, idea generation at the beach, and a Photoshop tutorial dedicated to colour popping.

Complete Camera Guide: All 59 DSLR and CSC models rated and reviewed, with key spec and prices. Plus, the three best flash modifiers.

Photoshop minimag: Enjoy 32 extra pages of Photoshop step-by-steps and projects and learn to make selections quickly and easily. Plus, there’s a handy cut-out-and-keep shortcuts guide.

Photoshop Actions: Install and apply three exclusive ‘Light burst effects’ Actions in a single click.


How to shoot seascapes: Indulge your passion for the coast with our complete technique masterclass and turn a day out into a creative tour de force.

She’s got the look: Award-winning fashion photographer Rossella Vanon shares the secrets behind her edgy images.

Beginner’s guide to studio lighting: Join acclaimed fashion and editorial photographer Jake Hicks as he explains the basic setups that will help you improve your lighting.

Feel the noise: In-demand British music photographer Christie Goodwin gives us the inside scoop on one of her loudest live music shots.

Camera School: Want to shoot dramatic low light traffic trails? Module 3 covers the basics skills you’ll need to practise and perfect.

Know your stuff: Capture the Milky Way, set up a photography business, protect your images from online theft, and why manual focus is better than autofocus.

Editing Suite: Master the art of selections in three complete step-by-steps, from the basic Polygonal Lasso Tool to Quick Mask and the more advanced Pen Tool.

Get into gear: In-depth reviews of Fujifilm’s X100T premium compact, Canon’s new 24-105mm and 24mm pancake lenses, and the six best budget compact system cameras.