How to

When the elders speak

Photographer Tim Cuff dares us to look beyond age as he puts faces and vivid stories to our older generation

How To | Photograph Grandchildren

NIKON D3, 105MM, 1/500S, F/9, ISO 200 90 per cent psychology, 10 per cent photography Veteran children’s photographer Ann Worthy

Travelling with distinction

Award-winning photographer Tracey Scott shares a few of the secrets that helped her win the Travel category in the 2021

Augment your reality

New Zealand Professional Photographer of the Year, Richard Wood, explores the way augmented reality technology is expanding what is possible in

Shooting against white

Macro master Bryce McQuillan shares his method for creating detailed macro shots against a pure white, shadowless background  Subjects photographed

HOW TO | EDITING

RECORDING AND APPLYING ACTIONS Photographer Gee Greenslade explains how to create dodge and burn Actions in Photoshop to speed up

HOW TO | PORTRAIT VARIATION

  ESKDAR ADMASU, MODEL, CANON 5D MARK III, CANON 85MM F/1.2 LENS, 85MM, 1/500S, F/1.2, ISO 2000, LUME CUBE LEDS

HOW TO | SEQUENCING

MARY MACPHERSON, SEQUENCE FROM THE LONG VIEW MARY MACPHERSON, SEQUENCE FROM THE LONG VIEW SEQUENCING FOR PHOTOGRAPHY Telling stories is

Size matters

Landscape shooter Michael Hall explains why photographers who value an uncompromised image just won’t give up on large-format photography

Real talk

D-Photo speaks with some of Aotearoa’s documentary experts about shooting the world around us

How to: astrophotography

The Astro category is new to the Sigma D-Photo Amateur Photographer of the Year competition this year, and we want to encourage you to enter! That said, we don’t want you jumping in totally unarmed, so here we’re sharing some of the more commonly asked questions about astrophotography and their answers. So, have a read of the tips, get out shooting the night sky, and enter your best images in the Astro category!

Your best chance of winning big: APOTY 2019

The fact that so many of you have entered APOTY 2019 before even finding out what you’re in the running for — aside from the glory of being crowned the 2019 Amateur Photographer of the Year — is testament to the fact that our prize pool does not disappoint. We’ll be announcing the prizes shortly, but for now, we’d like to share some tips for your best chance of being in the running to win.

Craig Parry’s post-production pointers

Our feature on Craig Parry in D-Photo issue 90 looks at Craig’s underwater photography practice and covers some great tips for those getting started in the genre. But capturing the shot in the first place is often only half the story, so to complete the picture, below we’re sharing Craig’s introduction to his Photoshop workflow, including the editing process he uses to create his award-winning photos.