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Regulars & features
- New products EOS 450D; EF 200mm f/2L IS USM; EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM.
- Professional showcase Drew Gardner’s brand of photography adds punch and drama to all his subjects, whether farmer or film star. Angela August finds out what give his images that cinematic quality.
- Lens range Our ‘Everything EOS’ supplement lists over 130 Canon lenses. Why so many, and how do you choose the lenses which are right for you? We guide you through the range.
- Remote control Are you always missing from your photographs? Are you always behind the camera, rather than in front of it? An inexpensive accessory from Canon might be just the answer.
- The third way For over 150 years, photographers have adjusted exposure using shutter speed and aperture. But digital photography has introduced a third way. Robert Scott looks at how this works.
- How was it shot? With the advent of computer generated imaging, Simon Platt shows how car photography will never be the same again.
- Curtain call If you want to use flash to illuminate moving subjects, you need to explore second curtain flash synchronisation. David Norton takes a look at what is involved.
- Red alert The fantasy landscapes of infrared photography can be explored with both film and digital cameras. David Newton shows you how to find and photograph this invisible world with your EOS.
- Error codes You are shooting happily with your digital camera when – without warning – an ‘error code’ appears on the LCD screen. Don’t panic. It may not be as serious as it looks.
- Resolving power Resolution is one of the most sought after qualities in photography – but also one of the most misunderstood. We help you to sort the facts from the fiction.