Photography News Issue 49


Photography News | Issue 49 |


The Impossible Project becomes PolaroidOriginals In our latest LumeJet-sponsored


News in brief

Manfrotto tripods Manfrotto has added two tripods to its Element collection of tripods. With legs made from carbon fibre, these new pods are perfect for the travel photographers. The Small version sells for £174.95,

Photography contest we asked for your best shots on the theme of city life. Thanks to everyone who entered and well done to Rolf Kraehenbuehl whose excellent image was judged to be this month’s winner. Sadly, this is the last inour series of photo challenges in conjunction with professional printing company LumeJet, so we ’ d like to say thank you for its generous

The Impossible Project is now Polaroid Originals and there’s a new Polaroid camera too, the OneStep 2. The OneStep 2 analogue instant camera is based on its predecessor, the OneStep, and features a built-in flash, USB charging and a self-timer. The Polaroid OneStep 2 will be available inwhite or graphite fromthe

end of October priced at £109.99. A new range of Polaroid Originals instant film has also been announced with colour, black&white and special editions. The film is available to purchase now with prices starting at £14.99.

sponsorship and of course thanks to all those who entered.

will take a payload of 4kg, extends to a maximum of 143cm and weighs just 1.05kg. Priced at £199.95 the Big model folds down to 41.5cm but gives a maximum working height of 1.64m and will take a 8kg load. Both models have twist-lock legs, three leg-angle positions and come supplied complete with and Arca-compatible aluminium ball-head. The Big version has a detachable leg that can be attached to the centre column to work as a monopod. Optional spiked feet are available for the Big model too. Nikon cashback offer Get up to £90 cashback with Nikon’s promotion on the Nikon D5600 and selected NIKKOR lenses, such as the AF-S DX 17-35mm f/2.8D IF-ED and AF-S 58mm f/1.4G. The promotion runs from 11 October 2017 until 9 January 2018 and all claims must be received by 9 February 2018 (inclusive) to qualify. Tim Carter, head of product management at Nikon UK says: “This is the ideal promotion for photography enthusiasts looking to take the next step with their photography and invest in some exceptional Nikon glass.”


Wild India byAxel Gomille The author is an award-winning photographer and zoologist and his latest book features over 150 wildlife pictures taken over a decade throughout the Indian subcontinent. Published by Papadakis, the book costs £30 and it is available this month. FromtheRiser: Adrummer’s perspective II byDavidPhillips This is a photographic celebration of today’s greatest drummers and features 270 pictures of drummers of all genres. This book is only available to buy from the author’s website for £29.99. YouAreHere: a travel photobook byRoughGuides This paperback priced at £12.99 is a collection of over 300 inspiring travel images selected from this year’s Rough Guides Photography contest. The cover features the winning image, taken by Solly Levi, shot in Phuket, Thailand. PhotoshopforLandscapePhotographers byJohnGravett This paperback is priced at £16.99 and packed full of step-by-step advice onmaking the best of your landscape shots. Using layers, contrast control, making great black & whites and using plug-ins are among the subjects covered by the author in 192 pages and featuring 300 pictures. TheRecent Past by James Ravilious James took nearly 80,000 pictures of rural Devon when he was hired by the Bedford Centre to archive the people and landscape of the area. His pictures were taken during the 1970s and 1980s and all taken within a ten mile radius of his home. This fascinating book is due for publication on 2 November and costs £30. 1 2 3 4 5






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