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Jay McCabe Posted: Jun 01, 2005 0 comments

Photos © 2004, Lina Collado, All Rights Reserved

Lina Collado
American InterContinental University

World Views

Lina is currently enrolled in the University's online course and will soon complete her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Visual Communications. She plans to pursue a Master's at Rockport College in Rockport...

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Joe Farace Posted: Jun 01, 2005 0 comments

What is the state of the art for imaging software? At PMA 2005 it seems concentrated at the low end (under $99) with just a few, OK maybe one product aimed at the high end. What's left is a Grand Canyon of opportunity in the middle that might just be filled with free open-source software such as The Gimp (

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Jack Neubart Posted: Jun 01, 2005 0 comments

Where would our digital cameras be without batteries? And with the 2005 PMA Show coinciding with the Daytona 500, is it any wonder that speed was at the heart of battery technologies this year? The big push in rechargeable Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-MH) battery technology focused on fast chargers, especially those with 15-minute charge cycles and faster, along with higher and...

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Shutterbug Staff Posted: Jun 01, 2005 0 comments

Judging from the amazing images we received from readers this month the art of the wall mural is alive and well and thriving in the US and abroad. The creativity of the artists, and the unique way in which the wall murals were photographed, is a great source of inspiration. We especially liked it when readers submitted images that included the context of the mural, or some ironic...

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Jack Hollingsworth Posted: Jun 01, 2005 0 comments

All Photos © 2004, Jack Hollingsworth, All Rights Reserved

I don't take pictures in order to have a topic for this column, but what often happens is that I'm looking over photos from a recent trip or assignment and the idea is right there in front of me. Which is what happened this time. I'd just returned from Japan and was looking at some of the photos...

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Peter K. Burian Posted: Jun 01, 2005 0 comments

Considering the overwhelming popularity of digital SLR cameras, it's understandable that all lens manufacturers are devoting their resources to this market. All of the new products--featuring entirely new designs--shown during PMA 2005 were exclusively for use with digital SLRs that employ the APS-C size sensor; these are not suitable for use with film-based...

Lynne Eodice Posted: Jun 01, 2005 6 comments

About Lynne...
Lynne Eodice is a writer/photographer and popular contributor to PHOTOgraphic magazine.


Photographing weddings can be a fun and rewarding experience, whether you're the official photographer for the event, or simply a relative or guest who wants to record a few memories. There are several schools of thought when it comes...

Lynne Eodice Posted: Jun 01, 2005 0 comments

Getting There
Moab is located 32 miles south of I-70 on Hwy. 191. If you're headed west from Colorado on I-70, you can reach Moab via Hwy. 128, the Colorado River Scenic Byway. It's about 54 miles to Moab from the junction of I-70 when you travel this picturesque route.


In Arches National Park, camping is...

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Roger W. Hicks Posted: Jun 01, 2005 0 comments

The important thing to remember about the PMA Show is that it is the annual convention of the Photo Marketing Association. This organization exists to help sell product, whether the product in question is cameras, lenses, scanners, studio backdrops, or indeed photographs.

Pretty much by definition, this means going for the markets that are biggest or most...

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George Schaub Posted: Jun 01, 2005 0 comments

The annual Photo Marketing Association (PMA) Show is the US market's introduction to new products and services that will be appearing on store shelves and, increasingly, Internet sales shops in 2005. Coming on the heels of last year's photokina, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), and the hoard of other trade shows that litter the calendar of late, this, the...