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Practical Photography Magazine

Frequency: 13 issues per year
Cover Price: £4.99

Practical Photography - September 2015

The September issue of Practical Photography is on sale now and we’re giving away a free download of DxO FilmPack 3 Essential worth £59 to every reader!

You’ll also get all this…

132-page magazine packed with expert camera and editing advice, insight from the world’s best photographers, and a 14-page complete guide to shooting creative portraits.

Special 25th Learn Photography Now CD-ROM featuring over 50 minutes of exciting camera lessons, pro interviews and Photoshop tutorials. Watch the trailer here.

Complete camera buyer’s guide with prices, key spec and concise reviews for every current DSLR and CSC model.

Nine exclusive exposure-enhancing Actions for Photoshop and Elements – lighten, darken and add contrast to your images in a single click!

IN THE MAG…

Fun ideas for creative portraits: Forget the stuffy rules of old and plunge headfirst into an exciting world of portraiture where having fun is the main objective!

A life in movies: From iconic movie posters to intimate behind-the-scenes reportage, Niko Tavernise is one of Hollywood’s best-kept secrets. Read the inside scoop of life as a Hollywood on-set stills photographer.

Capture the beauty of symmetry: Bring balance and elegance to your images by mastering symmetry with three techniques for both quirky and classic results.

Extreme macro monster: Award-winning photographer Yousef Al Habshi turns tiny insects into B movie behemoths. Read the story behind his amazing image and how he developed a passion for this hidden world.

Camera School Creative: Module 3 takes a detailed look at the techniques needed to shoot rustic still life images. It’s not too late to sign up.

Know your stuff: Can you shoot landscapes handheld, will a full-frame DSLR make you a better photographer, how to keep your camera gear safe, and more.

Editing suite: Recover underexposed images the easy way, add or boost catchlights for more striking portraits, and reveal more detail with the Shadows/Highlights adjustment.

Get into gear: We compare the six best 35mm lenses, Fuji’s X-T10 is put through its paces, Nikon’s D810A looks to the stars, and the five best free photo apps for iOS and Android.