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Rosalind Smith Posted: May 01, 1999 0 comments

"This is the Daguerreotype!...
Here, in truth, is a discovery launched upon the world, that must make a
revolution in art."

The New Yorker,
April 20...

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Jay Abend Posted: May 01, 1999 0 comments

One of the most important tips that I give aspiring photographers who own modern 35mm cameras is to learn to use their cameras totally manually. That's right, turn off the autoexposure and the autofocus, set the motor drive to single frame, and use...

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Barry Tanenbaum Posted: May 01, 1999 0 comments

I liked the place, the Boathouse
Cafe in Central Park, and I wanted to do something with it," says
Ted Hardin. But he realized that one photograph couldn't capture
the Cafe's ambiance. So with anOlympu...

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Barry Tanenbaum Posted: May 01, 1999 0 comments

About a year ago I was talking to commercial and industrial photographer Lou Jones about the "personality" of a photograph, and how the photographer's point of view is absolutely necessary in order to make images that are more than merely record...

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Steve Bedell Posted: May 01, 1999 0 comments

The call typically goes like this. "Hi, my name is Sandy. My friends keep telling me that I should be a model. I don't know about that, but I need some portfolio pictures so I can show them to people. Do you do that? Can you tell me how much...

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Maria Piscopo Posted: Apr 01, 1999 1 comments

When making your travel plans,
try to make time to attend a workshop. Here is an overview of the different
types of photo workshops. Some have diversity of specialty and some
offer variations on the workshop format such...

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Barry Tanenbaum Posted: Apr 01, 1999 0 comments

The world's largest salon of photography is looking for a few good photographs. Actually, a lot more than a few--and that's the golden opportunity. The 1999 edition of the Hasselblad Austrian Super Circuit hopes to find and reward the very best...

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Peter K. Burian Posted: Mar 01, 1999 0 comments

Aside from the intricacies of exposure and light metering, photo enthusiasts generally find depth of field the most difficult concept to master. That's understandable particularly since this is a hypothetical factor based on subjective judgment.

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Monte Zucker Posted: Mar 01, 1999 0 comments

Why do we have to choose fact or fantasy? Why can't wedding photography be a bit of each? That's the conclusion I've come to and that's what I believe most people want.

Maybe...

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Rosalind Smith Posted: Mar 01, 1999 1 comments

"Not everyone gets
to meet an angel. Or spend a day with a legend. Or witness history.
Or see a man buried in a Mercedes. But photojournalists do."

--Carol Guzy

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Rosalind Smith Posted: Feb 01, 1999 0 comments

Norma Holt surveys her subjects
with the eye of a purist, her direct and intelligent gaze looking at
life from childhood to old age. Her focus is often on the artists around
her, some well-known, others, less noted, but...

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Barry Tanenbaum Posted: Feb 01, 1999 0 comments

Judah S. Harris tells this story about one of his photos: "I had just bought a new Bogen tripod, and I went out in the Olympic National Forest area in Washington to photograph with it. I left my rented car down on the road. I wanted to photograph...

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Barry Tanenbaum Posted: Feb 01, 1999 0 comments

When a writer friend heard
that photographer Les Jörgensen takes landscape and location photographs
using a high-resolution digital back on a view camera, and goes into
the field with a computer, batteries, battery...

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Shutterbug Staff Posted: Jan 01, 1999 0 comments

When we asked our readers
for their opinion on what was the most groundbreaking piece of photographic
equipment, we had no idea the responses would be so vast. Since no one
piece significantly stood out with the mostvot...

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Dave Howard Posted: Jan 01, 1999 0 comments

Now that we all have to begin dating things "--, 2000" instead of 19-something, some may feel that this transition somehow represents a nearly final parting of the ways for traditional photography as we've known and loved it for many...

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