Amateur Photographer magazine cover 27 June 2020

Amateur Photographer magazine cover 27 June 2020

I was delighted to discover that one of my images of sunrise at Cobbolds Point in Felixstowe was going to be used on the cover of the 27 June 2020 issue of Amateur Photographer magazine. The image was supplied as an option to illustrate the practical article I wrote for the issue covering the importance of lens calibration for obtaining perfect focus and maximum sharpness. Take a look below for examples of the cover and article.

Large Amateur Photographer cover

Amateur Photographer magazine cover 27 June 2020

Original Cobbolds Point image

Long exposure of Cobbolds Point in Felixstowe at sunrise

Lens Calibration article

The first spread of the lens calibration article introduces the task – when and why you would need to perform it. Essential kit is also outlined.

Amateur Photographer magazine - lens calibration

The second spread of the article below explains the process of lens calibration using either the Datacolor Spyder LensCal or a metal ruler. The latter can work well, but the Spyder LensCal is much quicker and easier to use.

Amateur Photographer magazine - lens calibration

The final single page covers the process of calibrating compatible Sigma lenses with the Sigma USB Dock and Sigma Optimization Pro software.

Amateur Photographer magazine - lens calibration


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