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Inside this issue 3 7 days 8 Books 10 It’s good to share 14 APOY 2024 launch 18 Winning ways 22 When Harry met 26 Photo Insight 29 Inbox 30 Working-class mess 34 How to set up your camera for action 44 Metering modes 46 OM System 48 Is it time to ditch the tripod? 52 Monochrome made easy: Incamera b&w 56 Custom buttons

– tips for every photographic genre 64 Software tutorial 66 Reader portfolio 68 Fujifilm X100VI

review 77 Samsung

Galaxy S24 Ultra smartphone review 82 Accessories 84 Tech talk 87 BuyingGuide:

Cameras 98 Final analysis

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THIS ISSUE’S CONTRIBUTORS

RICHARD SIBLEY

The former AP technical editor explains how to set your camera’s custom buttons for different genres

STEVE FAIRCLOUGH The AP regular talks to six action pros about the best ways to capture action

WILL CHEUNG Mono master Will Cheung shares all you need to know,

to capture your finest black & white images yet

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Welcome

There’s always something new to learn about the art of photography, which keeps it interesting – it’s a

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brave person who claims to have mastered everything. So this issue, we focus on essential camera techniques and I’m sure you’ll find it useful, whether you need to brush up existing skills or acquire learn ones. From metering to monochrome, all you need is here. Other highlights include the definitive review of the most eagerly awaited camera of the year so far, the Fujifilm X100VI; and we also test a power-packed, high-end smartphone, the Samsung S24 Ultra. And last but not least, APOY 2024 is now open for entries, with over £17,500 worth of prizes from Camera Centre UK, Adobe and ViewSonic. We can’t wait to see your entries! Geoff Harris, Deputy Editor

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ROD LAWTON Top pro Rod explains when you can be free of your tripod, and the situations when you still need one

JOSHUA WALLER

Online Editor Joshua reviews the

Fujifilm X100VI, and also tests the Samsung Galaxy

S24 Ultra

PETER DENCH The documentar y photographer talks to the curator of a touring exhibition on working class life today

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Our cover shot is by Getty Images and illustrates the theme of our bumper issue about mastering your camera

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