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Lynne Eodice Posted: Mar 01, 2003 0 comments

All Images by Greg Vander Houwen

Greg Vander Houwen describes himself as "an artist by nature; illustrator by trade"--one who often incorporates photography into his digital art. As he puts it, "My primary business is commercial illustration and user interface design." Vander Houwen believes that photography is a limited term these days, and...

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Joe Farace Posted: Mar 01, 2003 0 comments

Photoshop Power Tools

You can build a house with hand tools but it'll go much faster if you use more power. I believe in using power tools for digital imaging, and, for me, the digital equivalent is Photoshop plug-ins. You...

Rosalind Smith Posted: Mar 01, 2003 0 comments

This park had a story that wanted to be told," says Vincent Versace, Los Angeles celeb photographer best known for his images of "the beautiful people" of Hollywood.

When the trustees of Presidio National...

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Monte Zucker Posted: Mar 01, 2003 0 comments

Master Class

Creating Backgrounds From Within The Original Pictures

This simple photograph was sort of fun to create. First of all, I had professional models and all the time in the world to make the image. It was made during a shoot to create an ad for the...

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Ben Clay/Web Photo School Posted: Mar 01, 2003 0 comments

Lesson Of The Month

Have you ever come across a portrait or architectural shot that looks as though the lighting was completely natural, only to find out later that it was artificially lit? It's a sign of a good photographer...

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Steve Bedell Posted: Mar 01, 2003 0 comments

Infinite Backgrounds

About 15 years ago I bought a front projection system for my studio. The way it works is something like this: You pop a slide into the projector and it shows up on the background screen. Put your subject in...

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Rick Sammon Posted: Mar 01, 2003 0 comments


From a purely sensuous point of view, few outdoor scenes beat Arizona's Upper Antelope Canyon and Lower Antelope Canyon, two of the best-known slot canyons in the world.


Rosalind Smith Posted: Mar 01, 2003 0 comments

Digital Stock

In November photographer Frank Siteman received an announcement from the stock agency Photo Edit of Long Beach, California, that they no longer wanted film, only digital files, and they had to come from 6-megapixel...

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Joe Farace Posted: Mar 01, 2003 0 comments

Digital Innovations

"Are you telling me you built a time machine out of a DeLorean?...The way I see it, if you're gonna build a time machine into a car, why not do it with some style."--Back To...

Andre Costantini Posted: Mar 01, 2003 0 comments

Digital Diary

With so many new technologies and equipment available it can become overwhelming to know what to use and how to use it. Some have advantages over traditional film and darkroom, which presents...


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