Use the power of Layers to create stunning special effects in Photoshop with the expert tips and techniques in the July issue of Digital Photo. From delicate, bokeh-rich nature scenes to full-pelt Hollywood visuals, this issue serves up a huge array of brilliant ideas and techniques for your most creative shots ever!
There are loads of brilliant photo ideas to try today, and six free gifts for better photos:
PhotoSkills video lesson CD with 10 new tutorials
Five bonus tutorials for creative imaging techniques
In the July issue…
Photoshop Genius – special effects
Unlock your creativity in our big Photoshop section… construct a UFO scene, make a digital fisheye effect, blend shots for unique portraits and much more!
Something for the weekend
Learn how to shoot and merge a focus stack for massive depth-of-field.
Master your camera
Improve your shooting knowledge with our in-depth guide to aperture.
Make your own gear
Construct a light cube to capture top quality shots of reflective subjects.
Why this shot works
Expert insight on the secrets of success behind an effect-laden image.
Get inspired by our gallery of beautiful pics taken by the world’s best photographers.
Out of the ordinary
Take on the challenge of turning a square yard of grass into a creative shot.
Carry light, shoot right
Discover how you can bag creative pics with your DSLR and survive when you’re stripped down to the most basic kit.
Clean your shooting kit
Avoid dirt and dust problems! Follow our easy guide to ensure your camera, lenses, filters and accessories are kept in pristine condition. Your pictures will thank you for it!
The Big Interview – Amos Chapple
The photojournalist reveals his approach to shooting the world’s most famous landmarks with a remote-piloted camera drone.
We compare the photo features and quality of four of the latest smartphones, put the Canon EOS M3 CSC through its paces, review Samsung’s NX500 and the latest version of Lightroom’s editing software.