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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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