Wel­come

Digital Photograper - - Welcome - Matt Ben­nett, Edi­tor

Wel­come to the lat­est is­sue of Digital Pho­tog­ra­pher mag­a­zine.

Seascapes are a ma­jor draw for those who like scenic pho­tog­ra­phy. Putting the fi­nal im­age aside for a mo­ment, there’s the vis­ceral al­lure of be­ing stood on glis­ten­ing rocks, with the sea eb­bing and flow­ing around your tri­pod, while the sun rises or sets. Beau­ti­ful colours abound, and the air is among the fresh­est you’ll ever breathe.

But how do you cap­ture the essence of this ex­pe­ri­ence in a pho­to­graph? Therein lies the chal­lenge. In the fea­ture start­ing on p30 of the mag­a­zine, you’ll find pro pho­tog­ra­pher Mark Bauer’s 10-step guide to

“There’s the vis­ceral al­lure of be­ing stood on glis­ten­ing

rocks, with the sea eb­bing and flow­ing around you”

stun­ning seascapes, and it’s our sin­cere hope that this will pro­vide you with the skills you need to suc­cess­fully cap­ture the coast.

Else­where this is­sue, over on p42, you’ll find a guide to creat­ing ele­gant por­traits of nudes, ex­plor­ing the light­ing and pos­ing tech­niques re­quired to achieve artis­tic re­sults. There’s also a look at creative sport and ac­tion pho­tog­ra­phy on p54.

As al­ways, you’ll find in­ter­views, tu­to­ri­als and reviews to help you stay up to date with the lat­est tech­niques and prod­ucts. We’d love to see your images, so visit dpho­tog­ra­pher.co.uk to up­load them. Un­til next time, take care and happy pho­tog­ra­phy.

Matthew.ben­nett@fu­turenet.com

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