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Jay Abend 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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Jay Abend Sep 01, 2000 0 comments

You need a portfolio. If you call yourself a photographer and you don't have an up-to-date portfolio of your best work, I think you're missing an essential tool.

While having a great portfolio is...

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Jay Abend Aug 01, 2004 0 comments

Recently I've begun to look at things differently. As a working commercial photographer, much of my work consists of really tack-sharp images. While I've always worked with foreground and background areas that may be out of focus, the...

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Rosalind Smith 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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Rosalind Smith Sep 01, 2004 0 comments

To encourage a child to open their eyes and look at the world, to move him or her to create and use their imagination is what inspired Winifred Meiser when she founded the nonprofit educational organization "Through...

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Joseph A. Dickerson Sep 01, 2000 0 comments

In the last several years photographic workshops, seminars, and photo tours have proliferated. There are a number of reasons for this. First, more people are willing to spend the time and money to improve their skills by attending these classes. Secondly...

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Maria Piscopo 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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Joe Farace Dec 01, 2001 0 comments

According to IDC Inc., the number of digital images captured is expected to grow from 3.5 billion in 1999 to 34 billion in 2004. So it's no wonder that the computer world's mantra of "bigger, faster, cheaper" was never more obvious than in this year's crop of digital imaging...

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David B. Brooks Dec 01, 1999 0 comments

As the century closes we have learned that technological advances make each year distinctly different from the last. Digital photography has been advancing rapidly in most recent years, but until this last year it was still not something the serious photo enthusiast could look to and find...