Practical Photography is the magazine for everyone with a passion for photography, combining inspirational images, expert hands-on advice, and the most authoritative gear reviews. It teaches you all the camera skills you need, inspires creativity, and keeps you informed of the latest photo gear launches. It’s ideal for anyone who is passionate about taking better photographs.
Our current and back issues are below…
Practical Photography July 2017£5.49
The July issue of Practical Photography includes 12 free gifts, 60 minutes of new videos and 164 pages of stunning images, expert advice and in-depth reviews…
12 free gifts
Get 8 exclusive tips cards, 25% off SRB ND1000 filters, a 32-page image-editing magazine packed with Photoshop, Elements and Lightroom step-by-steps, our exclusive Colour Effects Pack for Photoshop, and much more.
Learn how to create movement
Whether you’re shooting stormy seascapes or a busy urban street, there’s no better way to inject energy into your shots than with a hint of movement. Our 14-page guide explores four techniques that will give your shots a strong sense of motion.
Discover the art of water
We’ve curated three innovative projects that celebrate the diverse nature of water, from mysterious bathtub portraits and inky abstracts to spectacular underwater pond life.
Add copyright info and watermarks in Lightroom, colour pop in style, create a striking sketch effect, learn to focus stack for maximum sharpness, and discover a trio of nifty Photoshop hacks.
Camera School – Module 3
The latest instalment of our free camera skills course takes a closer look at floral portraits and how wide apertures and wide focal lengths can be used together to create a sense of location. Sign up here.
Get into gear
Read our in-depth review of Canon’s new 800D, get hands-on with Hasselblad’s 50C mirrorless medium-format, discover the seven best Photoshop alternatives, and choose from five brilliant underwater compacts.
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Practical Photography June 2017£5.49
The June issue of Practical Photography is packed with 12 free gifts and 164 pages of inspiration, advice and reviews…
12 free gifts
Your bumper pack includes 8 exclusive tips cards, a 32-page Photoshop magazine, over 60 minutes of new camera and editing videos, a Photoshop Glitch Kit with 35 effects, and an updated camera buying guide.
Break the rules of landscape photography
Rules are made to be broken, which is why we’re throwing caution to the wind and unshackling our creativity with nine alternatives ways to shoot landscapes. Always use the rule-of-thirds? Not this time!
DIY photo hacks for amazing creative shots
Discover 3 brilliant ways to refashion unwanted gear into new accessories, from converting old glass into a brilliant tilt & shift lens to turning your smartphone into an incredible macro machine with the help an old CD player.
Camera School – Module 2
The second instalment of our free camera skills course focuses on shooting flattering portraits, looking at how to blur backgrounds, create interesting compositions and get sharp images every time.
10 of the best DSLR kit bags under £300
From traditional backpacks to modern messengers, a great bag really is the secret to great shots. We’ve rounded up the very best in our no-holds-barred group test to find the perfect model for your photography needs.
Practical Photography May 2017£5.49
The new issue of Practical Photography includes 13 brilliant freebies, including DxO editing software worth £159 and 8 tips cards!
Enhance images with DxO Optics Pro 9, get 8 travel and landscape tips cards, watch over 60 minutes of new camera and editing videos, and add the ‘wow’ factor to your portraits with 20 custom brushes
Inspiration and advice
Master the art of travel with 4 must-try projects, discover the thrill of street photography, make a mono masterpiece in Lightroom, and sign up to Camera School and get feedback from the PP team
The world’s best photographers
John Dibbs takes to the skies with his incredible aviation images, Nico Nordstrom invites us into Marie Antoinette’s reimagined world of opulence, and Sue Williamson tells us why vintage vibes are the way forward
Get to grips with Fuji’s medium-format GFX 50S, take a first look at Canon’s 800D, find the ten best mirrorless travel lenses under £1500, and pimp your smartphone with 5 essential accessories
Practical Photography Spring 2017£5.49
Get 8 free gifts including exclusive tips cards, 75 minutes of new camera and editing videos, 164 pages of inspiration and advice, and lots more…
Learn new skills with 4 natural world tips cards, watch and learn with our biggest video disc yet, and improve your macro shots with our latest collection of Photoshop Actions
Inspiration and advice
Explore the beauty of the natural world with our 14-page skills guide, discover the art of creative self-portraits with three brilliant projects, apply advanced RAW edits in Lightroom, and much more
The world's best photographers
Mark Bauer shares his top tips for atmospheric landscapes, Tim Laman talks exotic wildlife adventures and what it means to win Wildlife Photographer of the Year, and Chris Porsz unveils the personal project 40 years in the making
Take a first look at Canon’s EOS 77D, find out whether Fuji’s X-T20 is the perfect CSC, discover the ten best macro lenses under £1000, and check out five low-level tripods for macro
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Practical Photography April 2017£5.49
In this issue:
New ways to get creative: Complete British wildlife guide, Definitive wedding shotlist & landscapes with a twist.
10 best telephoto zoom lenses under £1200
Photo Apps: 5 tools you need to download
Three ways to trigger your camera remotely
Are CSCs really smaller and lighter than DSLRs?
Convert RAW files like a pro in Adobe Lightroom
Complete test on Fujifilm X100F
Plus! 10 great projects to stretch your imagination
Practical Photography March 2017 – 5 Free Gifts!£5.49
Welcome to your new-look magazine! With 5 Free Gifts! Camera Handbook & Editing mag & Video Disc & 21 creative borders & camera buying eBook!
From this issue Practical Photography incorporates Digital Photo, bringing you the biggest and best camera and editing package for photo enthusiasts, with more pages and expert advice than any other magazine. Here’s what you can expect…
Inside you’ll find Digital Photo’s hugely popular Photoshop Genius section, which becomes a lavishly expanded and enhanced 32-page bonus magazine. Featuring step-by-step tutorials for all levels of ability, the new section includes the best Photoshop, Elements and Lightroom tutorials and a wealth of creative editing projects.
Also inside is an exclusive 52-page camera handbook that includes all the key skills and info you need to take better pictures, whatever your specialist subject. From settings and accessories to techniques and maintenance, this is an essential addition to your kit bag.
Every issue includes the acclaimed Learn Photography Now disc. Packed with over 65 minutes of expert camera and editing videos, the multimedia disc also includes free Photoshop Actions and a unique camera reviews ebook featuring ratings, spec and price for every DSLR and CSC.
Practical Photography’s massive subject and technique guides cover all aspects of the most popular subjects, from landscapes and portraits to wildlife and black & white. They also bring you insight and advice from the world’s best photographers.
Want to see imagery so jaw-droppingly brilliant you just have to stop and stare? Look no further. Every issue is packed with galleries and interviews that reveals that incredible skills and experiences that make our contributors so successful.
Our reviews are comprehensive, jargon-free and completely unbiased. Whether testing the latest DSLR or comparing the best camera bags, our team of experts will advise on how to buy the best kit for your needs.
Practical Photography February 2017£4.99
In this issue:
FREE DISC! Simple skills for graphic city scenes with 44 minutes of videos and 26 photoshop actions!
How to shoot creative portraits
- 15 eye-catching projects
- Full step-by-step guides
- Develop your technique
14 wide-angle zooms for landscapes
Five best-value carbon fibre tripods
Reinvent still life with three brilliant projects
Find accessible winter wildlife close to home
Construct a Hockney – inspired photo collage
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- Wedding magazines (12)