Digital Photo – Spring 2014
Capture the drama of long exposures and improve every photo you take with the expert Photoshop advice and techniques in the Spring 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
Water Reflection Kit to add effects to any scene
Five bonus tutorials for amazing still-life images
Plus all this…
New camera techniques
Long exposure masterclass
Slash your shutter speed and open a new world of creative possibilities.
Try something new
How creating a crocus masterpiece will refine your shooting skills.
How to seize control of Manual mode and take your photography to the next level.
Fine-art effects from ultra-long exposures.
Shoot it now – outdoor family portraits
Strong, slanting sunshine creates opportunities for great people pics.
Create digital water
A striking technique to magically make water hold a shimmering mirror to your image.
Add reflections to tell a new story
Place a different scene in the lenses of sunglasses to give a fresh twist to a shot.
Paint a perfect picture
Turn any image into a watercolour work of art.
Inject drama with shafts of sunlight
Make digital sunbeams cut through early morning mist to create a woodland shot with atmosphere.
Transform street scenes
Change the muted, traditional tones of your street into a bold, painted scene.
Add a rush of speed
Add movement and energy to a static shot to produce an advertising-style car image.
Create a burst of blossom
Fragmenting an image into a shower of wind-blown petals can lend an amazing effect.
Get inspired by our gallery of beautiful pics taken by the world’s best photographers.
Interview: Ross Woodhall
Meet the former electrician turned alpine photographer who blagged his way into the job and has never looked back!
Life in Pictures
Dan Marbaix has been taking photos of abandoned places since 2009. Here’s his story.
Practical help & advice
Constructive advice from our experts on how readers’ shots could be improved.
Long exposure purple patch mystery solved, an intro to cloning and how to combine pics.
It Works For Me!
Readers share their pictures and stories after trying Digital Photo techniques.
Gear, Tests & News
Head-to-head test: Canon G16 v Nikon P7800
Two prestige compacts do battle – but which one should you be packing?
Nikon’s purge of the sharpness-sapping Optical Low Pass Filter reaches its latest entry-level digital SLR.
Gorgeous vintage-styled yet high-tech compact system camera that rivals D-SLRs for quality and features.
Perfect Photo Suite 8
Easy photo-editing software that’s under £50 and has Elements in its sights.
Gadgets & gizmos
The lens-style camera that turns your smartphone semi-pro, a five-star spare battery and a flash boost that uses no juice.