If the explosive cover image doesn’t grab you, the wealth of ideas and techniques inside certainly will! The latest issue of Practical Photography is packed with features on creative landscapes, dynamic still life images, and amazing street photography. And that’s before we even get to the second module of Camera School, which is dedicated to portraits. You can sign up at any time, so if you haven’t already, click here and get stuck in! Want to find out more about the new issue? Course you do…
Transform your landscapes shots: Keep your camera’s shutter open for longer to create surreal images. David Clapp offers his professional insight.
Dynamic still lifes in an instant: Capture incredible high-speed images with just a handful of fruit and a few flashguns. It’ll keep you entertained for hours!
In conversation with: 17-year-old wildlife sensation Jamie Unwin recounts his favourite animal encounters and shares his techniques and ambitions.
Location challenge: Ed Godden heads to the definitive British seaside resort – Blackpool – to capture the sights, sounds and smells as the season gets started.
Andy Rouse: Surfing penguins entertain our resident natural world superstar this month, as Andy shares his stories and tells us why he’s so obsessed.
Camera School: Module 2 focuses on portraits and the skills you need to shoot perfect head and shoulder people pics. Click here for more info.
Photo Answers: Shooting the stars, which ND grad to buy, one-light studio portraits, and image stabilisation are the main topics for discussion.
Editing Suite: Simple step-by-steps for infrared, mono images with a splash of colour, increasing contrast, and revealing detail in underexposed images.
Photographer of the Year: Take a look at the results of Round 1: Portraits and enter your best black & white images into Round 3. Enter here.
Tested: A massive all-in-one bridge camera round up, plus in-depth reviews of the Panasonic LUMIX GF6, Fujifilm X20 and loads of great accessories.