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Beginner Photographer is the world’s oldest weekly photographic journal, tested in 1884. it's the revered authority for information and experiences, with special checks and investigations at the most up-to-date gear. The weekly contents contain interviews and columns from the various world’s top photographers and sensible strategy to encourage and enthuse the dedicated readership, to whom taking pictures is much greater than only a pastime. crucial examining for these drawn to deciding to buy photographic apparatus or in need of suggestion approximately enhancing their photo taking.

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Enclose an SAE if you want them returned. uk I subscribe 0330 333 4555 YOUR PICTURES AFTER Sea and stars Adrian Mills Pentax K-5, Pentax 12-24mm, 67secs at f/18, ISO 100 BEFORE THIS REALLY is quite something. Adrian’s astro shot caught my eye immediately, as it stands out for so many reasons. The colours are just fabulous and the composition works perfectly – with that dramatic line of brightness coming down almost to meet the sea. I also love the square crop as it is unusual, but it suits the shot perfectly.

2EV range. 3-million-pixel sensor resolves essentially as much detail as it possibly could in our test chart shots, at around 3,200l/ph at ISO 100. It drops only slightly on raising the ISO, still achieving around 2,800l/ph at ISO 1,600 and 2,600l/ph at ISO 6,400. Naturally, at the higher JPEG-only sensitivity settings, noise has an increasing impact, and by ISO 51,200 it reduces the resolution to just 2,200l/ph. uk I subscribe 0330 333 4555 The competition Our cameras and lenses are tested using the industrystandard Image Engineering IQ-Analyser software.

Send up to six prints, slides or images on CD (include the original files from the camera along Submit your images with your versions on the CD). Tell us about the pictures and include details of equipment used Please see the ‘Send us your pictures’ section on page 3 and exposure settings. Send your images to Appraisal at the address on page 20. Enclose an SAE if you want them returned. uk I subscribe 0330 333 4555 YOUR PICTURES AFTER Sea and stars Adrian Mills Pentax K-5, Pentax 12-24mm, 67secs at f/18, ISO 100 BEFORE THIS REALLY is quite something.

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