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The August issue of Practical Photography is heading your way – and it’s all about getting you inspired and motivated! Get all this and much more…

August 2019 issue of Practical Photography magazine

August 2019 issue of Practical Photography magazine

Adobe Lightroom Classic CC DVD
Our second official Adobe DVD is dedicated to Photoshop Lightroom Classic CC and features almost 2 hours of expert tutorials from the world’s best editing exports. This is the perfect introduction to RAW workflow for beginners and seasoned enthusiasts alike.

More free gifts!
Yep, in the words of Jimmy Cricket, there’s more. The new issue also includes 25 bespoke fine art actions for Photoshop, created by our very own Kirk Schwarz, plus a 42-page Lightroom ebook and up-to-date camera buying guide.

Creative photo projects
Reignite your passion with five innovative ideas that will help you to think, see and shoot in a whole new way. From limiting yourself to one lens or focal length to interpreting a theme, we’ll get you inspired and shooting more.

Fine art for a fiver
Working to a tight budget, but still want to create images that turn heads? We’ve got six brilliant fine art projects that won’t break the bank, from shaping your own bokeh to food landscapes and beyond.

Reader showcase
John White’s freestyle approach to photography has resulted in a portfolio that veers from neon-lit New York cityscapes to Mexico’s Day of the Dead festival via tranquil seascapes.  

Know your stuff
This month’s Q&A is a home printing special. Topics include choosing the right printer and paper, colour calibration, archiving work and progressing to cards and canvases.  

Camera School
Module 2 looks at the exciting world of intentional camera movement and shows you how to create abstract landscapes using trees as your main subject. Sign up here.

The edit
Create your own lighting effects, make accurate selections with Photoshop’s automated selection tools, add the perfect starry sky to dark-sky landscapes, and master the Milky Way with Astro Panel 2.0.

Get into gear
Will Canon’s new entry-level DSLR halt the mirrorless onslaught? Is Panasonic’s latest Lumix marvel the perfect travel companion? Which is the best camera for landscapes/portraits/wildlife? We’ve got all the gear-related answers.

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