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F O C A L S I Z A G X G T N U O M D C T E T A G S P E E D J B L S T U D I O P T L W I O B N M I Z W U G R I I U F S O S H U T T E R C O E R T S U L L U M F R S R O I R E T N I Z P O R J F T R Q E Y C Y B W E Q A U K N R I J P O D T L T N A U V V Q M K Y L R M L H I D A E R H T E M P C B R E T N I R P H X I R I J U D O A A P S R A U S P O R D W O N S N I Y T R E W O H S W T Q T C G E D A H S Z Capture life’s magical moments across all devices with the Samsung Evo Plus 256GB microSDXC memory card with SD adapter, offering read speeds of up to 100MB/s and write speeds of up to 90MB/s. Samsung’s latest cards are also ultra reliable and are water-, temperature-, X-ray- and magnet-proof, so shooting in the most challenging conditions isn’t an issue. We have one Samsung Evo Plus 256GB microSDXC card with SD adapter worth £51.99 for the eagle-eyed winner. Complete the word search below, and you’ll find that one word in the list doesn’t appear in the grid. Email us at with that word in the subject box by 7 March 2021. The correct answer to PN 83’s word search was ‘hoar’, and the Samsung 256GB Evo Plus card was won by G Morgan of Sheffield. • A Samsung memory card! WIN!

Mastering Lighting & Flash Photography is a new book aimed at enthusiast photographers keen to improve their lighting technique. Author Richard Bradbury, who is an award-winning pro photographer, demonstrates how you can master different Improve your lighting skills forms of studio lighting to make the most of its creative potential. And it’s not just technique that Bradbury covers, he also discusses what is the best lighting kit to buy for a wide variety of situations. The book costs £19.99.

Take better pictures with your ears JoinThe Photography News Podcast every fortnight for the latest news, views and advice from the PN team and special guests

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Every fortnight, the Photography News team – editor Will Cheung, contributing editor Kingsley Singleton and editorial director Roger Payne – get together and chew the photographic cud with picture-taking advice, the latest hardware developments and what the team has been photographing themselves. The team is always open to feedback, opinions and questions you may have, so if you have any ideas for the pod, want to share your views about the current state of image-making or want to put a question to the

That’s precisely what PN reader,Trevor Rudkin, did. “I just wanted to say how much I am enjoying your podcasts. I was a bit late in beginning to listen to them – I started 17 January 2021 – and in three days I listened to all 17 available on the website. It’s like having three photographic mates in the room chatting away while I process some images or check Facebook,” he wrote. •

ABOVE ‘Blood painting’ is an indoor shooting idea discussed in episode 18 of The PN Podcast. Check it out at

HERE’S HOWTOTUNE IN Every podcast is on the Photography News website: . Or you can go to our YouTube channel using the address below. Subscribe and hit the bell if you want to be notified when a new episode is posted

EPISODE 6 Landscape special, including an exclusive interview with master landscaper, Charlie Waite EPISODE 5 Advice for astrophotography and long exposures, plus why to use back-button focusing EPISODE 4 The team reveal their own self-portraits and say why contests are worth the effort EPISODE 3 Inspiration for lockdown and the team’s choices for their best-ever DSLRs EPISODE 2 Shooting at home special with product photography in the bath and the challenge of astrophotography from home EPISODE 1 Inaugural episode with advice for at-home shooting and the team’s favourite cameras

EPISODE 18 National lockdown v3 and new indoor shooting techniques for you to try EPISODE 17 Why you should set yourself some photo projects for 2021 – it’ll improve your work EPISODE 16 The final episode of 2020 takes a look back at the year and the team dream about what Santa has in store for them bad weather is a part of life. Here, the team talks through their techniques for dealing with the difficult conditions EPISODE 14 The dark arts episode and the team’s advice for making the most of night photography EPISODE 13 Indoor portraits and the best lighting techniques to use are discussed. Plus, handy tips to get your photo mojo back EPISODE 15 In the depths of winter,

EPISODE 12 PN chats with Matt Barker, MPB founder, the successful online used photo equipment retailer EPISODE 11 The PN team muses on autumn, including locations, techniques and what kit to own to make the best of it EPISODE 10 The world of lenses is mulled over, plus our special guest is expert insect photographer, Ann Healey ARPS EPISODE 9 PN shoots big-sky landscapes, bugs and drooling dogs, plus an interview with Dom Gurney, from Epson UK Ltd EPISODE 8 The team select their Desert Island Kit, explain their choices and invite you to submit your ideas, too EPISODE 7 The team name their best- ever lenses, past and present, discussing their worthiness





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