Progear not only sell the goods and provide quality advice to photographers, but they’re also always keen to support them in other ways. In 2018, Progear’s Photographer of the Month online feature showcased ten different photographers, each with their own distinct aesthetic.
In D-Photo issue 88, Leon Rose gets his hands on the newly released Sigma 60–600mm f/4.5—6.3 DG OS HSM sports lens. He heads to Mad Mike’s Summer Bash to see how the lens handles high-intensity motor sport.
When he’s not writing ‘how to’ features for D-Photo, Si Moore is working with his partner in photography, Sophia Bayly, creating captivating wedding albums and unique portraits. The pair have just put out a best of where you can see their favourite shots of 2018. Take a look here.
Rachael Smith’s preference for shooting inanimate objects, with a focus on architecture, combined with her passion for travel and her eye for pattern has resulted in an impressive body of work — and place in the top 50 of the Epson Pano Awards 2018.
The title of Wildlife Photographer of the Year for 2018 was awarded to Dutch photographer Marcel van Oosten for his portrait of a pair of China’s golden snub-nosed monkeys, titled The Golden Couple. D-Photo’s Adrian Hatwell managed to pin down the esteemed photographer for a chat about Marsel’s beginnings as a photographer and how he managed to capture the now-famous image
Nothing kills the buzz quite like a flat battery. Enter Fujifilm’s VG-XT3, which pulls double duty as battery storage (adding two NP-W126S rechargeables to your camera’s payload) and also as a grip, with obvious boosts to the camera’s ergonomic quality and stability.
InD-Photo issue 87, Leon puts away his shoulder rig and tries out some pieces of kit that are becoming ubiquitous in video creation with two of Moza’s range of handheld gimbals. Leon took the AirCross with him to Perth —take a look at his footage and review
In issue 87, we speak to landscape photographer Chris Morton about his epic photo project shooting the land and people of Great Barrier Island. He tells us how to approach finding a concept for a body of work with reference to his new book, Aotea, Great Barrier: Land and People.
InD-Photo issue 87 we talk to Alan Henderson, insect fanatic and macro master. He gives us the low-down on shooting insects and talks about his new book, Minibeasts — and we now have a copy to give away!
It’s fair to say that 2018 has been the best year yet for Chinese smart device manufacturer Huawei. Its partnership with iconic camera brand Leica has continued, with the extraordinary P20 Pro released earlier this year. It launched with the first-ever triple lens on a smart device, evoking a barrage of terrific reviews globally — both for its features, and results enjoyed by users.