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Staff Posted: Sep 06, 2011 Published: Jul 01, 2011 0 comments
The Monterey Museum of Art presents Edward Weston: American Photographer, June 17-October 2, 2011. This exhibition is organized from major museum and private collections and will feature vintage prints of Weston’s most famous and admired photographs along with rare images not widely exhibited.
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Joseph A. Dickerson Posted: Nov 01, 2004 0 comments

When I'm out shooting with my view camera the first question most people ask is, "Is that an antique camera?" The second question is invariably, "How much does one of those cost?" My stock answer to question two is, "It depends." Let's face it, for some folks entry level is a Porsche Boxster while for others it's a...

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Rosalind Smith Posted: Nov 01, 2005 5 comments

The low, harsh light of late day played unmercifully on the withered body of an old woman, reflecting on the face of the beautiful baby she carried on her back. Eugene Richards saw the tall, angular 80-year-old woman, a rare sight in a drought-ridden land where people die long before their time.

"I was conscious of using my camera," Richards says. "I...

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Peter K. Burian Posted: Mar 01, 2001 0 comments

Although the 28-80mm zooms have become the standard lenses, they're not ideal in every respect. Although practical their somewhat limited focal length range tends to yield an "average" vision of the world, perhaps limiting the ability...

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Barry Tanenbaum Posted: Apr 01, 2000 0 comments

In what's become an
annual announcement for us, we're happy to pass on news of the
Hasselblad Austrian Super Circuit 2000, this year's edition of
the world's largest salon of photography. Thesalo...

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Rosalind Smith Posted: May 01, 2006 0 comments

"There is something special about the ocean world, a certain allure, like a song that calls to me. I can't really explain this attraction; it's just there; inside--a part of who I am."
--Bill Curtsinger

For Bill Curtsinger, the darkest depths of the Antarctic are like a candy store. "Cold, remote, colorful, and...

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Barry Tanenbaum Posted: Feb 01, 2004 0 comments

This website, Jack Neal offers this observation by the noted photographer Duane Michals: "I think photographs should be provocative and not tell you what you already know. It takes no great powers or magic to reproduce somebody's face in a...

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Monte Zucker Posted: Mar 01, 1999 0 comments

Why do we have to choose fact or fantasy? Why can't wedding photography be a bit of each? That's the conclusion I've come to and that's what I believe most people want.

Maybe...

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Roger W. Hicks Posted: Nov 01, 2003 0 comments

Most people are vaguely aware that shutter speeds aren't always as fast as they are marked, that ISO speeds can vary, and that overall, photography isn't that precise a science. What they often don't know is just how far-out things can...

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Barry Tanenbaum Posted: Dec 01, 2005 0 comments

Through the viewfinder David X. Tejada saw Bart Simpson strangling Saddam Hussein.

"It was at the time of the first Gulf War, and I was shooting at a mining site in Nevada," David says. "I've got a 300mm lens on the camera, and I'm directing a surveyor out in the field by walkie-talkie. I'm having him look through his surveying scope.

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Barry Tanenbaum Posted: Feb 01, 1999 0 comments

When a writer friend heard
that photographer Les Jörgensen takes landscape and location photographs
using a high-resolution digital back on a view camera, and goes into
the field with a computer, batteries, battery...

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Jay Abend Posted: Jan 01, 1998 0 comments

Medium format cameras are hot, and with good reason. While many predicted that 35mm advancements would slowly signal the demise of bulky medium format cameras, the exact opposite has happened. Advances in film technology now make it possible to get nearly...

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George Schaub Posted: May 01, 2004 0 comments

If you recall our review of the Lexar 4GB CompactFlash card in the November, 2003, issue of Shutterbug, we went to great lengths to explain why some cameras (at least at that time) couldn't accept the card, or at least couldn't deliver the 4GB capacity. It all has to do with FAT 16...

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Rick Sammon Posted: Sep 01, 1999 0 comments

Ever consider turning pro? Then you probably are a whiz at f/stops, shutter speeds, lighting, composition, exposure values, and all the other technical stuff you need to know about to take great pictures.

But what about living the life...

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Jay Abend Posted: Oct 01, 2001 0 comments

Shooting professionally or even semiprofessionally is the goal of many camera owners. With digital photography, more and more good photographers are finding that their existing photography skills and the instant results...

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