Issue 76 • June 2017

Lightweight Astrophotography Free Post

Free Content • Lightweight Astrophotography

Chris Hendren has had a lifelong fascination with the stars which has become a bit of a photographic obsession. Here he explains why after all the heavy equipment he used so far, he now enjoys a lightweight system

A New Approach to Infrared Landscapes

Infrared photography can bring a whole new dimension to your landscape photography, but where should you start? Michael Pilkington has a few pointers to offer

Photographing Icelandic Ice

Photographing Icelandic Ice

Ice is a great subject for landscape photographers, and where in the world is better to shoot it than in Iceland? Kirk Norbury is a regular visitor and in this article describes his first trip

Read The Manual

Read the Manual

Andy Brown urges you to make sure you learn and understand the settings of your camera and how best to use it, so you know how to use them once you are in the field

Photographing Mt St Helens

Photographing Mt St Helens

Mt St Helens offers an enriching experience and a plethora of photographic opportunities from its two observatories. Trevor Anderson shares his experiences at each of these locations

Symmetry

Symmetry

As photographers, we are often taught not to make our compositions symmetrical, but David Hay argues that symmetry can be beautiful and we should embrace it

Treasured Lands

Book Review: Treasured Lands

QT Luong has been photographing America’s national parks for over 20 years, using large format equipment. This book was expected to be spectacular; here’s David Hay with the review

Abstraction Part 5

Abstraction Part V

In the latest in his series on abstraction, Alain Briot gives some amazing examples of the technique being used in practice

The Delights of Spring

The Delights of Spring

Spring is one of the most beautiful times of year, with plenty of opportunities for photography. Adam Burton, for one, can’t wait, and tells us what he is particularly looking forward to

No Macro Lens Needed

The macro effect is very popular in photography, but there is more than one way to achieve the effect. Jose Antunes describes how he achieves it with a very long lens

Strike While the Iron is Hot

Strike While the Iron is Hot

How many times have you thought about making a photography trip, but then put it off? Ian Plant urges you to go ahead and plan it because otherwise it may never happen!

Hometown Glory

Hometown Glory

A trip to the Trotternish Ridge on the Isle of Skye did not take Alister Benn long to get to, but it gave him time to reflect on the topic of creative epiphanies. He shares his thoughts in this month’s article

The Quality of the Encounter

Great photographs don’t always require the best scenery; Rafael Rojas explains how sometimes you just need to spend time gaining a resonance with your current location and following your instincts