In the July issue...

The July issue of Practical Photography is on sale Thursday 6th June – and it’s our very special 60th birthday edition! Here are just a few of the highlights…

July 2019 issue of Practical Photography magazine

July 2019 issue of Practical Photography magazine

Free gifts
Goodies include CyberLink PhotoDirector 9 DE editing software worth £50, 25 contemporary wedding actions for Photoshop, four camera skills tips cards, Lightroom ebook, camera buyers’ guide and more.

Learn Photography Now
For this month’s live-action video, the team each gets £20 to spend in a Sue Ryder charity shop and then shoots a fashion editorial using their new purchases plus a few carefully chosen locations and techniques.

60 timeless photo tips
To help celebrate our diamond anniversary, we’ve enlisted the help of staff, columnists, contributors and pros to bring you 60 technical, inspirational and philosophical tips that will make you a better photographer.

Harness the power of movement
Ever wondered how you photograph a subject that refuses to stay still? Well, we’ve got five great techniques to help you capture great images of planes, trains and, yes, automobiles.

Reader showcase
Fresh from his success in our Outdoor Photo of the Year competition, we speak to landscape ace Pawel Zygmunt about his passion for travel and adventure and find out how he plans his shoots using the latest tech.

Know your stuff
This month’s Q&A wedding special looks at getting started, choosing the right gear, shots lists, developing your business, church etiquette and scouting the perfect venue.

Camera School
It’s back! The best free, beginner-friendly camera skills course returns with six new modules and loads of new techniques to challenge yourself with. If you haven’t signed up already, get involved here.

The edit
Three easy fixes for more dynamic action shots, master Layer Masks and the Eraser Tool, get started with your free CyberLink editing software, and apply beautiful tones with our 25 contemporary wedding actions for Photoshop.

Get into gear
Love shooting wildlife and action? We’ve got the ten best telephoto zoom lenses from £189. Plus, read in-depth reviews of the Panasonic S1R, Sony A6400 and Olympus E-M1X.

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