Digital Photography + Design > December-January 2012
INSIDE THIS ISSUE: How to fine-tune tone to produce dramatic images; Some of the wonderful effects of Lensbaby lenses; Tips on taking a family portrait; Christmas Gift Guide; Profile - Jez Smith; Sony Alpha SLT-A77; Ricoh GXR with M-Mount
If you want to create breathtaking black-and-white iamges you need to know how to control tone. In this image-editing project we show you how to fine-tune tone to produce images bursting with depth and drama.
The Lensbaby Effect
Lensbaby lenses are know for the weird and wonderful effects they produce. In this tutorial we show you how to fake the Lensbaby look in Photoshop.
Group portraits are notoriously difficult to do well. We walk you through a typical professional assignment, retouching a family portrait, and show you how to manage exposure, contrast, colour, skin tones and more.
Christmas Gift Guide
Shopping for a snapper this Christmas? Here are 24 sizzling gift ideas that should be on every photographer's wish list.
Sony Alpha SLT-A77
When it comes to speed the 12-frame-per-second Sony SLT-A77 leaves the competition in the dust.
Ricoh GXR with M-Mount
The newest module for Ricoh's unique GXR system puts the entire back catalogue of Leica M lenses within reach of a whole new audience.
Profile - Jez Smith
Jez Smith talks about his unorthodox journey from art school to fashion photography.
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