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Lorin R. Robinson Jul 01, 2002 0 comments

What do Harry Houdini, bats, Duke Kahanamoku, teddy bears, and the Masters of American Photography have in common? All will be honored this year with special philatelic releases by the United States Postal Service (USPS). The photo masters release, first in a new USPS series called the Classic...

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David Wade May 01, 2002 0 comments

Call it photographer's myopia. Or maybe it's the "greener pastures" syndrome. Why is it that photographers, seeking more exotic locales often overlook the most interesting subjects right in their own backyard? It took me more than 12 years working as a photographer in...

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Larry Mulvehill May 01, 2002 0 comments

As a film-based Nikon photographer for 40 years, I made my first foray into digital with the purchase of a Nikon D1 before leaving for a month in southeast Asia. I was determined to satisfy my urge to use digital exclusively on this trip in a totally professional way...

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Steve Bedell Apr 01, 2002 0 comments

About two years ago I stated in a previous article that I thought most of photography would be "filmless" in 2005. Can I revise that statement? I think that there are not many who accurately predicted just how quickly digital photography went...

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Barry Tanenbaum Apr 01, 2002 0 comments

He makes no bones about it: "Pretty pictures are what make the world work for me," Al Riccio says, and those are the pictures he always plans to take. He's in the right business, that's for sure. Actually, two businesses-wedding photography and the sale of images to...

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Rick Sammon Apr 01, 2002 0 comments

I have been a full-time free-lance photographer and writer for 11 years. Before that, I also free-lanced as a part-time photographer and writer€but I did not share that information with my bosses. Like my other free-lance friends, I take my job...

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Robert E. Mayer Mar 01, 2002 0 comments

Obtaining deep depth of field on a scenic subject is increasingly difficult. Most of the current SLR cameras that offer a zoom lens do not have a traditional depth of field scale, which could assist you in using the hyperfocal length of the lens...

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Joe Farace Mar 01, 2002 2 comments

While working in a digital darkroom is less hazardous to your health than dealing with the chemicals in a traditional wet darkroom, it's not without a few risks of its own. Sometimes, we digital imagers find ourselves so mesmerized by a monitor...

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Jay Abend Mar 01, 2002 0 comments

Here is a very easy and effective way to dial in accurate color on every outing. To do so you will need some basic tools. First of all, you'll need a camera that allows you to set White Balance manually. No, you don't need a "Set WB" control...

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Chris Maher and... Feb 01, 2002 0 comments

I used to love to shoot Kodak High-Speed Infrared film. You never knew exactly what you would get until it was processed, but what amazing images could be made! Green foliage glowed white, people's skin could change to an ethereal complexion, and sunny...

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George Schaub Jan 01, 2002 0 comments

Pentax 645NII
We start off with a new 6x4.5 format camera from Pentax, the 645NII. This second generation manifestation of the popular 645N adds mirror up functionality on the drive mode dial, a choice of EV increments in exposure compensation...

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George Schaub Jan 01, 2002 0 comments

Though many people imagine that they will get to build their own web site with their images, they may have hesitated because of the perceived difficulties involved. There's the daunting aspect of working in code, figuring out how to best prepare their images and perhaps confusion about how to...

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Joe Farace Dec 01, 2001 0 comments

According to IDC Inc., the number of digital images captured is expected to grow from 3.5 billion in 1999 to 34 billion in 2004. So it's no wonder that the computer world's mantra of "bigger, faster, cheaper" was never more obvious than in this year's crop of digital imaging...

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Jay Abend Oct 01, 2001 0 comments

Shooting professionally or even semiprofessionally is the goal of many camera owners. With digital photography, more and more good photographers are finding that their existing photography skills and the instant results...

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Joseph A. Dickerson Sep 01, 2001 0 comments

Maybe you've considered large format. Perhaps you'd like to experience photography as Ansel Adams, Morley Baer, Edward Weston, and other pioneers did. It's a slower, more introspective kind of photography, but if you'd...