Practical Photography UK - 2018 January
Сontents magazine - Practical Photography UK - 2018 JanuarySkills & ideas
Beyond the lens: Incredible sunsets, surreal sports photography and geometric fashion.
10 clicks: Projects include light painting, self-portraits and extreme cropping.
Stay sharp: Discover the best focusing settings and skills for every subject.
Amazing astro: Capture detailed images of the moon, stars and Milky Way.
Know your stuff: Birds in flight, creative lens flare, sharp interiors, vignettes and more.
A shock of colour: Nathalie Gordon’s beauty images show her untiring quest for perfection.
Stark realities: Working with Street Child, Chris Parkes shows the horrors of poverty.
Student showcase: Evie Lewis has created a thriving business based on her love of horses.
Your free gifts: An hour of new videos, vintage effects and snow textures.
Guy Richardson: Our wild landscaper recalls an epic mountainous adventure.
Simon Roy: A local cemetery provides Simon with a great wildlife project.
Camera know-how: Switch to manual mode to take full control over exposure.
Change colours: Swap unwanted hues for new colours in Photoshop and Elements.
Fix long exposures: Correct unsightly colour casts from ND filter landscapes in Lightroom.
3 stylish flare effects: Inject an artistic finish with colourful light leaks and dreamy haze effects.
Tidy up your landscapes: Remove annoying dust spots with Photoshop’s Spot Healing Tool.
Create a melting camera: Make a Dali-esque still life image by using the Liquify filter to ‘melt’ your camera.
Shift your seasons: Create a digital winter wonderland by using our free textures to add snow.
Photo fixer: Resident Photoshop genius Dan Mold retouches reader images to a pro standard.
FREE! Vintage effects: Give your shots a retro makeover with 1000s of effect combos to experiment with.
Photoshop hacks: Use custom presets, convert RAWs to DNG files and change blending modes.
Get Into Gear
Festive gift guide: Discover the very best photography gifts money can buy, handily sorted into wallet-friendly price brackets. From stocking fillers from as little as £5, to our ‘Blow the budget’ gifts that are guaranteed to make you the most popular Santa Claus around, we've got something for every photo enthusiast.
Date: 2018 January