CONTENTS – ISSUE 56 2016
CAPTURED BY CLUNES:
An Interview with Martin Clunes by Gray Levett
With an OBE for services to drama, charity and the community, and the global success of his ITV series Doc Martin, Martin Clunes is a man in demand. The much-loved actor takes time out from his busy schedule to sit down with Gray Levett and talk about his love of photography.
SHOOTING STARS: THE NIGEL A. BALL INTERVIEW
by Gillian Greenwood
Nigel A Ball’s stunning images depict and explore the night sky in all of its mystical beauty. Following a widely acclaimed event arranged last year for Nikon Owner subscribers, Gillian Greenwood interviews Nigel for this issue of the magazine.
by Heather Angel
Heather Angel explains how she coped with the challenging commission of making a colour x-ray of a live snail.
UNDERSTANDING WHITE BALANCE
by Becky Danese
Everything you wanted to know about white balance but were too embarrassed to ask.
ANDREW MAIN WILSON’S EPIC ADVENTURE USA – Crater Lake
When Andrew Main Wilson first set foot in the USA in 1982, he immediately fell in love with the country. Enchanted by a spectacular sunset over Sunset Boulevard on his first evening, he determined that night to visit and shoot the travel wonders of all 50 USA States.
SPEED KING: Nikon D500 REVIEW
by Simon Stafford
Simon presents his long-awaited review of the new flagship DX DSLR camera.
THE TONY HURST GALLERY
Words by Gray Levett. Image by Tony Hurst
In this issue Tony Hurst turns his artistic eye to a rather specialised lens, the Medical-Nikkor 200mm f/5.6, which was designed as a close-up lens for industrial, scientific, dental and medical applications.
by Simon Stafford
Technical Editor Simon Stafford, offers some advice on brushing up on your camera technique.