Our Staff Writer is an expert when it comes to the way light interacts with the land, and how to get the best from it. In this issue, Peter has explored how to make the most of low-light conditions, from cityscapes to landscapes and astro. Turn to p34 of the magazine to begin reading his feature.
Lee Frost is a photography polymath, able to turn his hand to virtually anything. In this issue’s creative project he has explored the art of wet-plate portraits, using image editing techniques to replicate this compelling traditional photographic look. Turn to p80 of the magazine to read it.
Bird photography is one of the most challenging fields to perfect, as anyone who has attempted it will attest. In the feature that starts on p48, professional wildlife photographer Simon Roy has put together a guide to the skills and techniques required, with a particular emphasis on working from a hide.
Matthew is our regular group test reviewer, and knows all there is to know about photography gear. In this issue’s group review, he has tested and rated four 35mm prime lenses, ideal for street photography, to decide which optic is most worthy of your attention. Head over to p94 of the magazine to read his group test.
It’s easy to overlook food as a potential subject for photography, which is strange, as it’s full of colour, full of texture, and can be photographed in the comfort of your own home. On p64 of the magazine, Ewen Bell has put together his thoughts on how to create stunning images of food. His feature is bound to whet your appetite.
One of the magazine’s team of expert reviewers, in this issue
Angela Nicholson has taken a look at the Leica M10-P and the Canon PowerShot SX740 HS. Turn to p102 for her four-page look at the Leica and p106 for her two-page look at the Canon. She’s also reviewed some accessories of interest on p110.