Digital Innovations

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Joe Farace Posted: Aug 01, 2000 0 comments

"You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take."--Wayne Gretsky

Back in the Cretaceous era while studying photography at the Maryland Institute of Art, I was privileged to have Jack Wilgus as an instructor. One of my fondest memories of...

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Joe Farace Posted: Jul 01, 2000 0 comments

I try to have fun with digital images every day. This usually involves manipulating a few images then making prints using different kinds of papers on whatever printer I'm currently testing. Right now, that's an Epson Stylus Photo 1270 whose...

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Joe Farace Posted: Jun 01, 2000 0 comments

It makes no difference if
you take pictures with a Pentax K-1000 and paste them into an album
or capture images using an Epson 850Z digital camera and place them
in an eBooks digital album or on the web atPhotoPoint.co...

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Joe Farace Posted: May 01, 2000 0 comments

Digital Innovations

"640K ought to be enough for anybody," Bill Gates, 1981

I'm often asked by readers about the specifications for the "ideal digital...

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Joe Farace Posted: Apr 01, 2000 0 comments

"I think there is a world market for maybe five computers," Thomas Watson, chairman IBM, 1943

Tom Watson's statement shows that predicting the future of computing is more a matter of...

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Joe Farace Posted: Mar 01, 2000 0 comments

As digital imaging technology matures, trends are beginning to emerge. For digital cameras these trends are going in several different directions. Higher resolutions at lower prices mean that the image quality gap between professional field cameras is...

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Joe Farace Posted: Feb 01, 2000 2 comments

Because of the huge amount
of equipment photographers lug around some of us are cursed with back
and feet problems. Since digital imaging, especially the postproduction
aspects, seems more passive you might think thatth...

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Joe Farace Posted: Dec 01, 1999 0 comments

This year, more and more people will be doing shopping for that perfect holiday gift by using the Internet. Why not? It's the best place available to find a state of the art gift for your favorite digital imager--or maybe even yourself. A web search...

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Joe Farace Posted: Oct 01, 1999 0 comments

In addition to a bunch of new digital imaging products, including an update to Adobe Photoshop and an impressive new ink jet paper from Ilford, this month's column includes a response to a reader's fears that Eastman Kodak had discontinued the...

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Joe Farace Posted: Sep 01, 1999 0 comments

To upgrade, or not to upgrade--that
is the question."--With apologies to William Shakespeare's
Hamlet

There comes a time in your
digitalimagin...

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Joe Farace Posted: Aug 01, 1999 0 comments

"Get on the bus, Gus"--Paul
Simon

Recently I've been
testing Apple Computer's hot new 400MHz Power Macintosh G3 computer.
With its...

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Joe Farace Posted: Jul 01, 1999 0 comments

"What me worry"--Alfred E. Newman

For many people, planning for New Year's Eve will be a little different this year. Instead of just ordering party hats, noisemakers, and your favorite...

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Joe Farace Posted: Jun 01, 1999 0 comments

You don't have to have
your computer stolen to lose data. Sometimes hard disk crashes or other
hardware failures will destroy data.


The heart of the problem of lost data is two fold: Many people think...

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Joe Farace Posted: Apr 01, 1999 0 comments

"Sometime you get
the bear and sometimes it gets you--old."--

Colorado Mountain Man expression

One of the many indisputable
ruleso...

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Joe Farace Posted: Mar 01, 1999 0 comments

One of the things I love most about photography is its democratic nature. Everyone from "happy snappers" using recyclable cameras to advanced amateurs to professional photographers creating images for clients enjoy what I believe is the most...

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