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In this special lockdown issue we look at some of the amazing projects Kiwi photographers put together while stuck in isolation. There is also helpful guide to creating amazing indoor photos for when you’re stuck at home and beautiful images from readers who documented life during lockdown.
This issue also features a report back from the last photography event to run before Covid-19 struck, Photobook Festival New Zealand, as well as a guide to the country’s biggest photo event which refuses to bow to the pandemic, the Auckland Festival of Photography. The Festival team has done an amazing job of pivoting to online and television platforms to make sure this massive event can continue to grow, so be sure to give it a look.
You’ll also see amazing new portrait works from top photographer Russ Flatt, get an insight into working in the advertising industry as a female photographer, explore Japan’s Tsunami-struck city of Kesennuma care of photographer Timothy Lomax, and hear from the three talented photographers chosen to create new works for this year’s Auckland Festival of Photography Annual Commission: Qiane Matata-Sipu, Raymond Sagapolutele and Saynab Muse.
This issue also features instructional articles on composing aerial landscape shots and methods for shooting the world beyond what human eyes can see. Plus we dive into autofocus efficiency, metering modes, Sigma’s new mid-range zoom Art lens and the best smartphones for photography.
All that and more, plus we reveal the whopping prize pool worth over $13,500 for this year’s D-Photo Sigma Amateur Photographer of the Year competition.
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