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Oct 28, 2008 0 comments

November 2008

On the Cover
This month be sure to read our special report on memory cards and memory loss. Despite what you may think, you can recover “lost” images and we show you how, so the next time you’re in the field and this happens you won’t panic. Speaking of being in the field, we have a buyer’sguide...

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Oct 28, 2008 0 comments
Pictures displayed are bright and readable from a fairly wide angle from center, and having a 4 inch LCD means editing and perusing is easy on planes, trains and, when not driving,au...
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Oct 28, 2008 0 comments

THE FOURTH DIMENSION

by Roger W. Hicks

At this year’s photokina, held in late September in Cologne, Germany, we had numerous reporters covering the show; their full reports will appear in our January issue. As an addendum, Roger Hicks submitted an overview...

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Oct 28, 2008 0 comments

The Return of Petersen’s PHOTOgraphic Magazine

By Ron Leach

Most avid photographers, including loyal readers of Shutterbug, will recall Petersen’s PHOTOgraphic magazine which ceased publication in late 2005. In our farewell editorial we said, “It is with a mixture ofmelancholy...

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Oct 01, 2008 0 comments

October
2008

On
the Cover


This month our spotlight shines on the topic of lighting, which we explore in-depth
with gear and tips relating to home, studio, and on location photography. Not
to mention our TestR...

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Sep 30, 2008 1 comments

The Sony Alpha 900



What Does 24 Megapixels Look Like, and Why Would You Need It?

by George Schaub

First off, you won't see any images with this piece. The reason is that
when I first got to shoot with the camera in August, Sony made me sign a blood
oath that no images from the preproduction sample couldb...

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Sep 30, 2008 0 comments

Industry Perspective

Mergers & Acquisitions

by Ron Leach

At a time when world-wide attention is focused on the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy,
the government bailout of insurance giant AIG, and the  sale of Merrill
Lynch to Bank of America, it's fair to anticipate the possibility of someconsolida...

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Sep 01, 2008 0 comments

September
2008

On
the Cover


You're in for a treat this month with our digital darkroom sampler. We
explore a variety of products from display to output, including X-Rite's
ColorMunki,Apple...

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Aug 26, 2008 0 comments

All Photos © 2008, George Schaub, All Rights Reserved

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Aug 26, 2008 0 comments

Lens Tech Update



Is This the World's Longest Range Zoom?

by George Schaub

Not
so far back photographers were leery of zoom lenses that exceeded a 3x focal
length ratio; in other words, say you started at 70mm, then a 210mm outer range
would be considered "safe." (Indeed even further backphotograph...

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Aug 26, 2008 0 comments

Industry Perspective

New "Four Thirds" System On the Way

by Ron Leach

The 2008 Photokina World of Imaging exposition is rapidly approaching, and
we can expect some interesting technological developments between now and when
the event opens in Cologne, Germany on September 23. One suchanno...

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Aug 26, 2008 0 comments
Sigma
150-500mm lens

The Sigma APO 150-50mm lens is amo...

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Aug 01, 2008 0 comments

August
2008

On
the Cover


This month we have a vast array of pro portrait lens options, everything from
wide to tele to mid-range. We also have field tests on some of the hottest optics
on the market:a...

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Jul 29, 2008 0 comments

All Photos © 2008, George Schaub, All Rights Reserved

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Jul 29, 2008 1 comments

Shooting For Profit

by Ron Leach

If you are one of the many subscribers to the Shutterbug Storefront program,
you've learned that photography doesn't have to be a career to be
profitable. If you are unfamiliar with this program, a quick visit to www.shu...