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Regulars & features
- New equipment EOS 400D; EF 50mm f1.2L USM; EF 70-200mm f4L IS USM
- Experience Seminars Forthcoming EOS photographic courses.
- Professional showcase Mike Hogan is passionate about environmental portraiture. He talks to Angela August about working in an industry which allows him to do exactly that.
- EOS in action Danís diary. Guardian photographer Dan Chung is an award-winning photojournalist, most recently taking the What The Papers Say Press Photographer of the Year award. In this regular series, Dan tells his own story behind the pictures.
- Metering modes If you are new to EOS photography, the different metering modes of your camera might appear confusing. Here is an introduction.
- Screen play Some EOS cameras have interchangeable focusing screens. What does this mean, and why is it useful?
- Painting with light Steve Sharp uses a five million candlepower torch to light his night-time subjects. He explains the technique so that you can paint your own pictures.
- DeLuxe lenses With the recent introduction of two new L series lenses, David Newton looks at the technology that goes into Canonís top lenses and helps you decide if such luxury optics are essential.
- A Stitch in time Have you ever looked at a beautiful vista and thought that you didnít have a lens capable of getting it all in? Do wide-angle lenses leave you wanting more in your shots? If so, you need Photo Stitch Ė free software supplied with your Canon camera.
- Mega world Megapixels, megabytes, Large/Fine, Small/Normal. Digital photography can be confusing. David Newton presents an enlightening guide to the foreign language of pixels and file sizes.