In the November issue...

The November issue of Practical Photography is out now! Here are just some of the highlights…

 November 2018 issue of Practical Photography magazine

November 2018 issue of Practical Photography magazine

6 free gifts
Keep your memory cards and batteries safe with our exclusive accessories case*, watch 60 minutes of creepy Halloween photo fun, cut out and keep four new tips cards, go retro with 15 film rebate templates, and more.
*UK newsstand only

Step into a world of magical mono
Embrace the dark side with our massive 13-page guide to all things black & white, with contributions from three of the UK’s best mono exponents, a fascinating look at the medium’s rich history, and expert advice for shooting tonal landscapes, striking portraits and gritty reportage.

Start a creepy Halloween project
Spook your audience with three ghoulish festive ideas, from folklore-inspired fashion to haunting architecture and sinister still life. The witching hour is approaching – will you choose a camera or broomstick?

Photoshop Genius
Use Lightroom’s RAW power to convert to mono, turn panoramics into mini planets, refine composition with the Crop Tool, discover a new painting with light technique, and many more editing tutorials.

Know your stuff
This month’s Q&As include ideas for being more creative, capturing fireworks, going mirrorless, wide apertures, home processing, lens flare and handy presets.

Camera School
The sixth and final module looks at flattering portraits using nothing but window light. Learn to expose, focus and compose for beautiful natural light images. It’s still not too late to join – click here for details.

Get into gear
Take a first look at Nikon’s long-awaited full-frame mirrorless system, get to grips with Fuji’s new X-T3, find the perfect heavy-duty backpack, and discover the five best laptops for editing. 

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In the October issue...

The October issue of Practical Photography is on its way! Here’s what you’ve got to look forward to…

 October 2018 issue of Practical Photography magazine

October 2018 issue of Practical Photography magazine

Free DVD
Sharpen your editing skills with our exclusive ‘Complete Guide to Adobe Photoshop CC’ DVD featuring 101 minutes of official tutorials from the world’s best experts. Plus, claim one month’s complimentary membership to Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan worth £9.98.

Seascape masterclass
Capture the perfect coastal vision with our complete guide, with in-depth chapters on light and composition, focusing, exposure, concept and style. Seascape fanatic Ross Hoddinott lends his expertise and insight.

Discover amazing autumn surprises
Celebrate this spectacular season with three creative projects that take in colourful macro leaves, rustic food still life and wonderful waterfalls.

Photoshop Genius
Discover Lightroom’s super shortcuts and hidden secrets, create painterly travel composites, master the Mixer Brush Tool, give RAW files a retro makeover, try the Brenizer Method and add autumnal mist.

Know your stuff
Get your work critiqued, crop photos guilt-free, manage your colours, get the classic split-level underwater look, keep your sensors clean, and much more.

Camera School
Module 5 revs up for action with a look at dramatic movement and the settings and techniques you need to use to capture moving subjects. 

Get into gear
Our lens special includes detailed reviews of the latest glass from Canon, Samyang and Tamron, plus the ten best wide-angle lenses for landscapes from just £239. Plus, we compare the five best premium outdoors jackets.

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In the September issue...

The September issue of Practical Photography is on sale now! Here are some of the highlights…

 September 2018 issue of Practical Photography magazine

September 2018 issue of Practical Photography magazine

Free gifts
Get CyberLink PowerDirector 15 and ColorDirector 5, worth £90, plus four tips cards for mono street photography, 64 minutes of exciting new how-to videos, and much more!

Take a new look at classic subjects
Journey through photography’s fascinating history with our in-depth guide to recreating iconic techniques, from 19th century Daguerrotypes to Polaroid-inspired emulsion lifts.

Capture the beauty of a summer day out
Find out how to create a varied portfolio in a single day with three projects that take in sun-kissed landscapes, local wildlife and unique family portraits.

Outdoor Photo of the Year 2018
We’re launching a huge new annual photo competition to celebrate the breathtaking beauty of the British Isles. There are over £3500 of Fujifilm cameras and lenses to be won!

Photoshop Genius
Enhance colour and contrast in Lightroom, use Photoshop’s new ACR filter, master the Dodge and Burn tools, create a graphic polygon portrait, enhance skies, and many more editing tutorials.

Know your stuff
Stay inspired, make sense of power ratings for lights, focus to infinity, capture a brilliant sunset, discover the best print surface, and expanded ISOs. 

Camera School – Creative
Module 4 takes to the streets for a look at black & white portraiture. Learn to expose, focus and compose on the move, and discover why patience and timing are a street photographer’s best friend.  

Get into gear
Reviews includes Fuji’s pocket-sized X-T100, the best compact cameras from £149, DJI’s new gimbal head, Sony’s massive 400mm f/2.8 telephoto, and many more.

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In the August issue...

The August issue of Practical Photography is on sale now! Take a look inside…

 August 2018 issue of Practical Photography magazine

August 2018 issue of Practical Photography magazine

Free gifts
Get 15 one-click Photoshop presets with our exclusive Summer Effects Pack, custom borders, 68 minutes of new videos, updated buyer’s guide and more!

Capture perfect summer portraits
From cute newborns and cheeky toddlers to happy family gatherings, this in-depth guide will help you shoot memorable photos of those special moments.

Get creative with mirrors
Add a surreal twist to your landscapes, portraits and still life with three fun camera projects that will make your audience look twice.

Photoshop Genius
Fix perspective distortion, master the Clone Stamp Tool, fake the panning look with a ‘shoot and edit’ project, create a custom border, and much more.

Know your stuff
What GDPR means for you, the retro world of rangefinders, TTL flash explained, superzooms vs DSLRs, the best way to change a lens, and shooting film.

Camera School – Creative
The third installment takes a detailed look at abstract architecture and how to expose for high contrast, use lead-in lines and compose for maximum impact.

Get into gear
In-depth reviews of the Panasonic GX9, the ten best portraits lenses for DSLRs and CSCs, the best online prints labs, and Skylum Luminar 2018.

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In the July issue...

The July issue of Practical Photography is on sale now! Take a look inside…

 July 2018 issue of Practical Photography magazine

July 2018 issue of Practical Photography magazine

Free gifts
Get the full version of Skylum Luminar worth £64, 50 minutes of exclusive live-action videos, tips cards for better landscapes, camera buying guide and much more.

Sharpness & blur
Control and take advantage of these seemingly opposing elements to add a creative edge to every shot you take, from landscapes to portraits and beyond.

Build a dynamic portfolio of animal portraits
Want to capture incredible wildlife images without breaking the bank? Why not visit a safari park for hours of fun and amazing shooting opportunities.

Photoshop Genius
Tutorials include Lightroom’s Develop module, diffusing backgrounds, the Brush Tool, wildlife retouching, retro effects, skin smoothing and saturation.

Know your stuff
Our team of experts answer questions on natural light portraits, infrared, drone licences, the exposure triangle, astrophotography, and more.

Camera School – Creative
The second module focuses on minimalist landscapes and the skills you need to practise to say more with less. Not signed up yet? Click here to get involved.

Get into gear
In-depth reviews of the Sony A7 III and Pentax K-1 MkII, plus flash vs continuous lighting solutions, five best A4 photo printing papers and Affinity Photo for iPad.

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In the June issue...

The June issue of Practical Photography is out now! Brace yourself for loads of new photo goodness…

 June 2018 issue of Practical Photography magazine

June 2018 issue of Practical Photography magazine

Free gifts
Get 16 exclusive Bella Kotak colour Actions worth £130, watch 72 minutes of new camera and editing videos, cut out and keep four tips cards for artistic nature, consult your updated camera buyer’s guide… it’s a gift-tastic issue!

Shoot action now
Think moving subjects are for pros? Think again! This 15-page guide looks at 15 techniques, tips and tricks for shooting action in new and creative ways, from high-speed panning and light trails to slow sync flash and beyond.

Shoot fantasy on a budget
Follow our easy three-step tutorial and instantly add a sense of mystery and intrigue to your next portrait shoot. Featuring interviews with Anya Anti and Georgia Rose Hardy, this is a must for fans of fairy tales and myths.

Photoshop Genius
Master the art of RAW with the first part of our new Lightroom series, which looks at importing and organising files with the Library module. Plus, know your tools with another new series, kicking off with a look at selections.

Know your stuff
Q&As include getting a pro studio look outdoors, the first photo ever taken, burst rate optimisation, street photography tips, aspect ratios, and much more. Plus, find out how disabled photographers can make their hobby more accessible.

Camera School – Creative
It’s back! Practical Photography’s ever-popular camera skills course returns with a look at more creative techniques, from minimalist landscapes to pet portraits. This month’s subject is artistic nature – let’s hope the rain stops soon!

Get into gear
DJI’s Inspire 2 drone takes to the skies, the Olympus E-PL9, Fuji X-A5 and Canon M50 go head to head, and the nine fastest cameras sprint for the finish line. Plus, check out the five best super-sturdy monopods.

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In the May issue...

The May issue of Practical Photography is on sale now! Here’s what’s heading your way…

 May 2018 issue of Practical Photography magazine

May 2018 issue of Practical Photography magazine

Free gifts
Four landscape tips cards, 67 minutes of new videos, 15 texture brushes, 32-page Photoshop magazine, camera buyer’s guide… it’s a bumper month!

Explore new vistas
Add a contemporary edge to your landscape photography with our detailed guide to the cutting-edge techniques that are breathing new life into this timeless subject, with insight from four of the world’s most exciting photographers.

Create abstract photos… anywhere!
Focus on shape, colour and texture and transform everyday objects into works of beguiling art. Our trio of projects include backlit flower portraits, stunning architecture and glittery droplets.

Photoshop Genius
Go retro with RAW files, create surreal portraits in Elements, correct lens distortions in minutes, go mono to boost atmosphere, and recolour hair for a bold new look.

Know your stuff
Our secondhand Q&A special looks at buying pro gear for less, rare finds, how to buy safely, the resurgence of film and classic cameras, and finding new uses for your old gear.

Camera know-how
Adapt your camera for a range of shooting situations by setting up your drive modes to control the way you take photos.  

Get into gear
Take a closer look at Sony’s flagship A7R III, grab a bargain with Canon’s entry-level 2000D and 4000D DSLRs, shoot 4K with Canon’s M50 CSC, and compare the hybrid Panasonic GH5S and Fuji X-H1.

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In the Spring issue...

The Spring issue of Practical Photography is out now and is packed with jaw-dropping images, how-to articles and exclusive interviews…

 Spring 2018 issue of Practical Photography 

Spring 2018 issue of Practical Photography 

Free gifts
Get 4 wildlife tips cards, 15 custom image grids for Photoshop and Elements, 60 minutes of new how-to videos including Simon Roy’s bird photography masterclass, and an updated camera buyer’s ebook.

Garden safari – nature on your doorstep
Discover a world of wildlife wonder close to home with our 15-page guide to four classic subjects – flowers, birds, insects and mammals. Experts Mandy Disher, Simon Roy, Ross Hoddinott and Allanah Walker share their insight.

Shoot high-end beauty on a budget  
From perfect skin to edgy editorial, we show you how to create flawless portraits with three DIY beauty ideas. Add colour with flash, go macro with your kit lens, and use unusual props to grab your viewers’ attention.

Photoshop Genius
Turn RAW files into stunning panoramas, get creative with Curves, add a personal watermark, add colour and saturation to your wildlife shots, make a high-speed action sequence, and many more editing projects.

Know your stuff
Macro alternatives, dual memory cards slots, intentional camera movement and the Dutch tilt are just some of the questions we answer in our ever-popular Q&A section. Want to ask our experts? Email knowyourstuff@bauermedia.co.uk

Camera know-how
Delve into your camera’s white balance settings to ensure colour accuracy and find out how to create a custom and manual white balance.

Get into gear
Take a first look at Fuji’s exciting X-H1 hybrid CSC, go flying with DJI’s Mavic Air drone, find the best fast telephoto lens from £349, and compare camera traps for intimate wildlife shots.

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In the April issue...

The April issue of Practical Photography is in the shops now! Here’s what you can look forward to…

 April 2018 issue of Practical Photography magazine

April 2018 issue of Practical Photography magazine

Free gifts
Feature-length ‘Learn Photography Now’ special with 50 minutes of travel photography advice, three new editing videos, 25 custom wedding presets for Lightroom, and an updated camera buying guide. Plus, four portrait tips cards.

Studio style on a budget
Want to create studio-quality portraits but don’t have a ‘pro’ studio? Our 16-page guide looks at four basic yet very effective lighting setups you can try at home, and details the gear you need to kit out a home studio.

Shoot incredible creative effects
Who needs Photoshop when you can create amazing special effects in-camera? From cling film and prisms to dramatic zoom bursts, we’ve chosen three exciting projects that will add a new dimension to your photography.

Photoshop genius
Add a modern finish to your wedding pictures, make a typographical portrait, enhance your wildlife RAW files, shoot and stack incredible star trails, make composites using Smart Objects, and many more editing tutorials.

Know your stuff
Legal dos and don’ts for photographers, three ways to add drama to landscapes, second-curtain flash explained, fine-tune your camera’s autofocusing, find the best portrait retouching software, and loads more reader questions answered.

Camera know-how
Take control of your camera’s ISO sensitivity settings to ensure you always have access to the optimum shutter speed and aperture settings.

Get into gear
A first look at Sony’s exciting A7R III, plus in-depth reviews of Fuji’s GF lenses, the best budget portable and studio flash kits, five continuous lighting solutions, and more.

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In the March issue...

The March issue of Practical Photography will be with you soon! Here’s a quick look at what’s heading your way…

 March 2018 issue of Practical Photography magazine

March 2018 issue of Practical Photography magazine

Free gifts
Full version of Photomatix Pro 5 software worth £72, 60 minutes of hands-on videos including landscape photography masterclass, 32 pages of Photoshop and Lightroom step-by-steps, and an updated camera buying guide.

The ultimate guide to inspiration
We asked 27 of the world’s best photographers to tell us how they plan to stay inspired in 2018. Their brilliant ideas will provide you with enough creative fuel to make this your best year ever.

Shoot surprising macro subjects
Step outside the box and shoot something completely different, from cute pet close-ups and sartorial landscapes to fun recreations of famous movie scenes. 

Photoshop Genius
Get to grips with Lightroom’s toolbar, enhance macro images with a trio of tricks, relocate objects with Content-Aware Move, turn photos into watercolours, improve the accuracy of your selections, and many more step-by-steps.

Camera know-how
Understand metering and learn to select the optimum mode for producing perfectly exposed images in a wide range of challenging lighting conditions. 

Get into gear
In-depth reviews of the Panasonic G9, Canon G1 X MkIII, Leica CL and the best portfolio websites. Plus, the Fuji GFX 50S and Hasselblad X1D-50c go head to head in the battle of the mirrorless medium-format giants.

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In the February issue...

The February issue of Practical Photography is out now! Here’s what you can look forward to…

 February 2018 issue of Practical Photography magazine

February 2018 issue of Practical Photography magazine

Free gifts
Exclusive Lightroom presets with 25 toning effects, 13 hi-res replacement skies, 60 minutes of brilliant camera and editing how-to videos, 32 pages of creative Photoshop step-by-steps, and an updated camera buying guide.

One-hour photo projects
Strapped for time? Fear not! We’ve got nine amazing camera and editing projects designed to take 60 minutes or less. From rustic kitchen utensils and swinging torches to scanner art and fantasy composites, we’ve got one-hour photo challenges for all tastes.

DIY presentation ideas  
Transfer your favourite photos onto canvas prints, create scratch card-inspired instant prints, and make a beautiful photo lantern. Who needs Kirstie Allsopp when you’ve got Practical Photography’s Louise Carey?

Photoshop Genius
Retouch your RAW portraits in Lightroom, make a fantasy composite, replace overexposed skies, create striking silhouettes, time-stack a landscape, and many more step-by-steps. 

Camera know-how
Take a detailed look at your camera’s autofocus and find out how you can take control of AF settings to ensure your shots are always sharp.

Get into gear
In-depth reviews of the latest cameras, including Sony’s eagerly anticipated A9, Fujifilm’s super-stylish X-E3, and Olympus’ updated E-M10 MkIII. Plus, the ten best entry-level DSLRs go head-to-head.

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In the January issue...

The January issue of Practical Photography is on sale now! Here’s what you can look forward to…

 January 2018 issue of Practical Photography 

January 2018 issue of Practical Photography 

Free gifts
Vintage Effects collection with 17 unique borders, tones and scratches; 8 snow textures for adding a touch of winter to any shot; 60 minutes of new camera and editing videos; 32-page Photoshop magazine; and camera buying ebook.

Focusing – get it right every time
Harness the true power of focusing with our in-depth guide featuring five of the world’s most interesting pros. From expansive landscapes and fashion-conscious portraits to gritty reportage and high-speed action, we’ve got the settings, skills and insight you need to improve your hit rate.

Three amazing astro images you must shoot
The night sky is one of the most awe-inspiring photographic subjects there is, and you can shoot it from almost anywhere on the planet. We’ve got three easy-to-follow projects that will bag you some out-of-this-world images of the moon, stars and Milky Way. 

Photoshop Genius
Over 30 pages of creative Photoshop, Elements and Lightroom tutorials, from changing colours and adding flare to removing dust spots and melting cameras (not literally) and much more.

Camera know-how
The third instalment of our beginner’s guide to camera settings looks at manual mode and how you can take full control of exposure for great results in any lighting conditions.

Get into gear
It’s Christmas! This year’s massive festive gift guide includes over 80 photo-friendly products for every budget, from sub-£25 stocking fillers to ‘money no object’ showstoppers.

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In the December issue...

The December issue of Practical Photography is out now! Here’s what you can look forward to…

 December 2017 issue of Practical Photography

December 2017 issue of Practical Photography

Free gifts
CyberLink PhotoDirector 8 Deluxe worth £50, over 60 minutes of new camera and editing videos, 45 high resolution texture files, 32-page Photoshop magazine, camera buying ebook, and more.

Get creative after dark
From amazing traffic trails to flash-lit portraits and urban wildlife, six of the world’s best low light artists share their innovative techniques and insights. Winter = a whole new photographic adventure.

In the fast lane
Take a more creative look at your car with three very different camera projects, from stylish details to action shots and glossy brochure-style portraits.

Photoshop Genius
Editing projects include cinematic colour grading, fixing converging verticals, taking and blending in-car traffic trails, adding textures, and more.

Camera know-how
The second part of our beginner’s guide to camera settings takes a detailed look at aperture-priority, a powerful semi-automatic shooting mode that’s perfect for flattering portraits with blurred backgrounds.

Get into gear
In-depth review of Nikon’s full-frame D850, first look at Fujifilm’s X-E3, the return of Polaroid, 10 professional tripods from £85, and 5 of the best instant cameras. 

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In the November issue...

The November issue of Practical Photography is on its way! Here’s a quick peek at what you can look forward to…

 November 2017 issue of Practical Photography

November 2017 issue of Practical Photography

Free gifts
Full version of DxO OpticsPro 11 Essential worth £99, 75 minutes of new camera and editing videos, 32-page Photoshop magazine, camera buying ebook, Photomart catalogue, and much more. 

Discover the flora and fauna of autumn
Five of the UK’s best natural world photographers share the camera skills and fieldcraft needed to capture amazing seasonal images, from hedgehogs and squirrels to wild geese and colourful trees.

First steps – maternity and baby photography
Follow a child’s unique journey into the world with stunning maternity portraits, adorable images of newborn babies and fun and messy first birthday shots.

Photoshop Genius
Projects and tutorials to improve your editing skills, from gritty HDR effects and surreal composites to light orbs and falling leaves.

New series! Camera know-how
Get to know your camera with this in-depth guide to all those confusing dials, settings and menus. This month, we take a look at shutter-priority mode to get you started. 

Get into gear
Take a first look at Nikon’s hugely anticipated D850 full-frame DSLR, discover the best DSLRs, CSCs and compacts under £650, and enhance your landscapes with five brilliant 10-stop ND filters.

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In the October issue...

The October issue of Practical Photography is on its way! Here’s a quick peek at what you can look forward to…

 October 2017 issue of Practical Photography

October 2017 issue of Practical Photography

13 free gifts
Go black & white with over 60 minutes of mono camera and editing videos, improve your skills with 8 new tips cards, add 19 unique mono Actions and 5 smoke brushes to your Photoshop collection, and much more.

5 classic black & white images you must take
Add mood and drama to your images with a brace of mono projects that will transform your portfolio. We’ve got all the tool you need to tackle them, from gear and accessories to the best camera and editing skills.

Discover the secrets of fine food photography
Document the journey of your food, from vibrant marketplace to carefully styled plate, with expert advice from some of the world’s most respected chefs and stylists.

Photoshop Genius
Get 32 pages of Adobe-certified editing tutorials, from fixing exposure and white balance in Lightroom to advanced cloning techniques and stylised toning ideas.

Camera School – Module 6
The final module of our free camera skills course takes a creative look at low light photography, with a complete ‘painting with light’ step-by-step lesson.

Get into gear
In-depth reviews of Nikon and Sigma’s latest batch of lens releases, DJI’s pocket-sized Spark drone, the ten best creative lenses from just £10, and five of the best photo books.

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In the September issue...

The September issue of Practical Photography is out now! Here’s what you can look forward to…

 September 2017 issue of Practical Photography

September 2017 issue of Practical Photography

13 free gifts
CyberLink PowerDirector 14 LE software worth £40, 60 minutes of new camera and editing videos, 8 tips cards, 32-page editing magazine, hand-colouring swatches, bokeh effects kit, and updated camera buying guide.

Master flash
Unleash the power of your flashgun with this 13-page guide to the best settings, setups and techniques. Follow our four creative projects to put your skills to the test.

How to capture natural pet portraits
From the bubbly effervescence of man’s best friend to the regal elegance of horses, we show you how to shoot cute and cuddly photos of your favourite pets.

Photoshop Genius
Create a miniature city with a tilt & shift effect, get a stylish split tone look in Lightroom, colourise old pictures, smooth skin for blemish-free portraits, and much more.

Camera School – Module 5
Learn to work with moving subjects in the penultimate part of our free camera skills course. Find out how to compose, focus and shoot for perfect panning.

Get into gear
In-depth reviews of Canon’s 6D MkII and 200D, Nikon’s D7500, the six best flashguns under £300, and Sigma’s new 100-400mm telephoto zoom lens.

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In the August issue...

The August issue of Practical Photography includes 12 free gifts, 80 minutes of new videos, and a 164-page magazine packed with camera and editing advice…

 August 2017 issue of Practical Photography

August 2017 issue of Practical Photography

12 free gifts
Get a massive 101 Actions bundle for Photoshop and Elements, 8 tips cards, special feature-length Learn Photography Now show, 32-page image-editing magazine, and updated camera buying guide.

10 best hidden features on your camera
Unlock new genres and techniques with this complete guide to the most useful but underused camera functions. We’ll show you why, how and when to use them.

Uncover the beauty of the human body
From surreal bodyscapes to facial abstracts, we’ve got three creative projects that will help you celebrate the intricacies of the human form. Includes step-by-step setup guides and editing advice.

Photoshop Genius
Add contrast in Lightroom, create a fine art landscape, remove under-eye bags, take and make an epic panoramic, turn day into night, and get the best from your 101 free Actions for Photoshop and Elements.

Camera School – Module 4
Like food? You’ll love the latest instalment of our free camera skills course! This month we look at turning fruit into stylish still life, from choosing the right settings to framing up and focusing. 

Get into gear
Take to the skies with our in-depth look at DJI Mavic Pro, go mirrorless with Canon’s M6, find the best wide-aperture prime lens for under £1000, and back-up with five of the best solid state drives.

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In the July issue...

The July issue of Practical Photography includes 12 free gifts, 60 minutes of new videos and 164 pages of stunning images, expert advice and in-depth reviews…

 July 2017 issue of Practical Photography

July 2017 issue of Practical Photography

12 free gifts
Get 8 exclusive tips cards, 25% off SRB ND1000 filters, a 32-page image-editing magazine packed with Photoshop, Elements and Lightroom step-by-steps, our exclusive Colour Effects Pack for Photoshop, and much more.  

Learn how to create movement
Whether you’re shooting stormy seascapes or a busy urban street, there’s no better way to inject energy into your shots than with a hint of movement. Our 14-page guide explores four techniques that will give your shots a strong sense of motion.

Discover the art of water
We’ve curated three innovative projects that celebrate the diverse nature of water, from mysterious bathtub portraits and inky abstracts to spectacular underwater pond life.

Photoshop Genius
Add copyright info and watermarks in Lightroom, colour pop in style, create a striking sketch effect, learn to focus stack for maximum sharpness, and discover a trio of nifty Photoshop hacks.

Camera School – Module 3
The latest instalment of our free camera skills course takes a closer look at floral portraits and how wide apertures and wide focal lengths can be used together to create a sense of location. Sign up here.

Get into gear
Read our in-depth review of Canon’s new 800D, get hands-on with Hasselblad’s 50C mirrorless medium-format, discover the seven best Photoshop alternatives, and choose from five brilliant underwater compacts.

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In the June issue...

The June issue of Practical Photography is packed with 12 free gifts and 164 pages of inspiration, advice and reviews. Here are a few highlights...

 June 2017 issue of Practical Photography

June 2017 issue of Practical Photography

12 free gifts
Your bumper pack includes 8 exclusive tips cards, a 32-page Photoshop magazine, over 60 minutes of new camera and editing videos, a Photoshop Glitch Kit with 35 effects, and an updated camera buying guide.

Break the rules of landscape photography
Rules are made to be broken, which is why we’re throwing caution to the wind and unshackling our creativity with nine alternatives ways to shoot landscapes. Always use the rule-of-thirds? Not this time!

DIY photo hacks for amazing creative shots
Discover 3 brilliant ways to refashion unwanted gear into new accessories, from converting old glass into a brilliant tilt & shift lens to turning your smartphone into an incredible macro machine with the help an old CD player.

Camera School – Module 2
The second instalment of our free camera skills course focuses on shooting flattering portraits, looking at how to blur backgrounds, create interesting compositions and get sharp images every time.

10 of the best DSLR kit bags under £300
From traditional backpacks to modern messengers, a great bag really is the secret to great shots. We’ve rounded up the very best in our no-holds-barred group test to find the perfect model for your photography needs.

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In the May issue...

The new issue of Practical Photography includes 13 brilliant freebies, including DxO editing software worth £159, 8 tips cards and lots more...

 May 2017 issue of Practical Photography 

May 2017 issue of Practical Photography 

Free gifts
Enhance images with DxO Optics Pro 9, get 8 travel and landscape tips cards, watch over 60 minutes of new camera and editing videos, and add the ‘wow’ factor to your portraits with 20 custom brushes.

Inspiration and advice
Master the art of travel with 4 must-try projects, discover the thrill of travel photography, make a mono masterpiece in Lightroom, and sign up to Camera School and get feedback from the PP team.

The world’s best photographers
John Dibbs takes to the skies with his incredible aviation images, Nico Nordstrom invites us into Marie Antoinette’s reimagined world of opulence, and Sue Williamson tells us why vintage vibes are the way forward.

In-depth reviews
Get to grips with Fuji’s medium-format GFX 50S, take a first look at Canon’s 800D, find the ten best mirrorless travel lenses under £1500, and pimp your smartphone with 5 essential accessories.

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