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New Nikon lens, macro advice & more
Welcome to another packed AP newsletter. This week, we reveal details of an exciting ultra-wide zoom lens from Nikon for APS-C cameras in its well-regarded mirrorless Z series. Staying with sharp optical performance, we also reveal how to get pin-sharp close and macro shots (don't forget to enter the current Macro round of our massive APOY competition).
Then, we reveal the winners of the latest Sony World Photography Awards and try and settle the eternal debate: which is better for photographers, a smartphone or a camera?
Nikkor Z DX 12-28mm F3.5-5.6 PZ VR announced
Nikon has introduced the ultra-wide Nikkor Z DX 12-28mm f/3.5-5.6 PZ VR for APS-C cameras, its first Z series power zoom lens, which according to Nikon is ‘perfect for vloggers, movie makers, and photographers’. Here's what we know so far.
How to get pin-sharp close up and macro shots
When depth of field is seriously limited, precise focusing is crucial. Thankfully, as Tracy Calder explains, there are plenty of things you can do to increase your chances of pin-sharp close-up and macro shots – from making the most of Artificial Intelligence to limiting your range and taping over your AF button.
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Sony World Photography Awards winners
Sony has announced the winners of its Sony World Photography Awards 2023 at a special gala ceremony in London. Edgar Martins has been named Photographer of the Year for series ‘Our War’, a homage to his friend photojournalist Anton Hammerl, who was killed during the Libyan Civil War in 2011. Read on for full details.
Smartphone vs camera: which is better?
Amy Davies aims to settle the question once and for all: smartphone vs digital camera. Which is better for photographers and videographers?
New issue on sale today
* This week, Sharon Tenenbaum presents her fine art architectural photography tips.
* Peter Caton discusses his work recording the devastating floods in South Sudan.
* We revisit the legacy of 19th century portrait pioneer Julia Margaret Cameron.
* Hardware wise, we pay tribute to the Nikon F3 and consider the merits of the Canon EOS R as an affordable used buy.
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