Jay Abend Posted: Nov 01, 2004 0 comments

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Complete freedom is the dream of every photographer. We want to go where we want, when we want, with completely portable gear. Cameras have shrunk over the years, from huge Mathew Brady-era view cameras to teeny-tiny pocket digicams. Lighting has gotten portable as well, with in camera and on-camera...

Joshua Levine Posted: Nov 01, 2004 0 comments

Photography is a wide-ranging field that engenders passion in its practitioners, and like all great forms of expression creates opinions formed through experience and reflection. In its early days one of the great debates was: Is Photography Art? This was the subject of many essays and heated discussions among players and spectators. Today, issues such as film vs. digital...

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Shutterbug Staff Posted: Nov 01, 2004 0 comments

Our Picture This! assignment for this month was "Color In Black And White," and readers responded with a wide variety of monochrome images, all made using color film or with color files from digital cameras. The key to this month's selections is that not every color image need be awash with red, green, and blue, but that light and atmosphere can conspire to...

Robert E. Mayer Posted: Nov 01, 2004 0 comments

New OP/TECH Digital D-Series Camera Pouches
Two new sizes of easy-access neoprene cases, which fit most film and digital cameras, now accommodate SLR cameras having lenses up to 6" in length. They provide protection against impact, moisture and dust, and have non-marring snaps, which securely close the flap cover on the base of the pouch. A retaining...

Joe Farace Posted: Nov 01, 2004 0 comments

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I love cars (see my website, but I also like cool, compact cameras. Unlike the Ferrari Digital Model 2003, which was simply an expensive Olympus ("...

George Schaub Posted: Nov 01, 2004 0 comments

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After having spent a few weeks with the Nikon D70, and teaching at workshops where students arrived with the camera fresh out of the box, it's clear that Nikon has fashioned a camera that will appeal to both those new to digital SLR photography and those already converted eager to use their...

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Monte Zucker Posted: Nov 01, 2004 1 comments

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Have you ever considered creating people portraits? I mean real portraits, pictures that capture the essence of that individual and have character and style. If so, I just want you to know that there's a lot more to people portraits than posing and lighting. One of the most essential...

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David B. Brooks Posted: Nov 01, 2004 0 comments

In the past couple of years I've reported on LCD flat panel displays either as part of an integrated system (Apple and Sony) or as a stand-alone product (LaCie Photon 19). Although these LCD displays offered some distinct advantages, I did not see that they could replace the functionality of CRTs when it came to image processing. Until a little less than a year ago their...

Jon Canfield Posted: Nov 01, 2004 0 comments

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If you're anything like me, you have wasted time, paper, and ink, and pulled hair out trying to achieve the perfect print from your digital files--especially neutral black and white prints. There are many solutions available, some that are very specific in nature, and others that cover...

Patrick Ecclesine Posted: Nov 01, 2004 10 comments

Patrick Ecclesine is a 29-year-old freelance photographer who was born and raised in Los Angeles. He is currently working on his first book titled "Faces of Sunset" which features a series of portraits taken along Sunset Boulevard. You can see his work at:

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