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Barry Tanenbaum Posted: Nov 01, 1999 0 comments

James Balog's "Animals"
features a diverse range of photographs, from medium format portraits
to abstract images captured with a Holga camera.

James...

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Barry Tanenbaum Posted: Oct 01, 2003 0 comments

The assignment from Endless Vacation magazine was to photograph the Gullah and Geechee people of the sea islands off Georgia and South Carolina. "The magazine was interested in portraying a people who live and work in much the same way as their...

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Barry Tanenbaum Posted: Jun 13, 2005 Published: Jul 01, 2005 0 comments

Photos © 2004, David Middleton, All Rights Reserved

"The intoxication of exotica is overrated," David Middleton says. So if you're thinking of traveling far and wide in search of great outdoor and nature photographs, save your money and your time--at least until you've explored the familiar: your own backyard.

"It's...

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John Stewart Posted: Feb 01, 2005 0 comments

All Photos © 2004 John Stewart, All Rights Reserved

A significant number of photographers routinely set aside their computer-designed wonder lenses to make images with pinholes. And why not? It seems like magic when a simple pinhole poked in one end of a shoe box projects a surprisingly clear image on the other end. Unlike other pinhole how-to's you might have...

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Rosalind Smith Posted: Apr 01, 2005 0 comments

Photos © 2004, Lou Jones, All Rights Reserved

Having the good fortune to become involved wholly with an inspiration or an idea is pretty awesome, and as long as I have known Boston photographer Lou Jones he has been "involved." I don't think he has ever missed an Olympics event or turned away from his deep-rooted convictions about the death penalty...

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Joel Simpson Posted: Mar 01, 2005 0 comments

With labs charging from $8-$12 or more per color contact sheet, you can save the cash by doing them in your own computer darkroom studio. Moreover, this process gives you working digital images of entire rolls that you can inspect close-up on your monitor. As digital image files you can mark them up on screen, adjust orientation (horizontal/vertical), excerpt selections to send as...

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Shutterbug Staff Posted: Dec 01, 2002 0 comments

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George Schaub Posted: Jan 01, 2002 0 comments

Pentax 645NII
We start off with a new 6x4.5 format camera from Pentax, the 645NII. This second generation manifestation of the popular 645N adds mirror up functionality on the drive mode dial, a choice of EV increments in exposure compensation...

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George Schaub Posted: Jan 01, 2004 0 comments

When it comes to image quality combined with convenience it's hard to match medium format. Simple physics tell the tale: the larger film size means less magnification to get to equivalent image sizes--in print or repro--than the smaller 35mm format. In addition, medium format...

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George Schaub Posted: Jan 01, 2003 0 comments

Telephoto Lenses For View Cameras

It used to be, and may still be the dream of many 35mm shooters to try their hand at medium format. The larger film size is certainly an advantage when going for big prints, and the clarity and fine detail it reveals makes 35mm look like the...

Jon Canfield Posted: Jun 01, 2006 0 comments

Anyone who tells you medium format is dead hasn't seen the recent spate of products coming from all of the major players in the medium format market. If PMA is any indication at all, medium format digital is not only alive, it's thriving.

Hasselblad had the new H2D-39 on display in a private area. A solid digital update to the H1 system, the new version...

Jon Canfield Posted: Jun 01, 2006 0 comments

If there's anything you can count on with digital products, it's faster speeds, higher capacities, and lower costs. Nowhere is this truer than with memory cards. There was plenty of news from a variety of vendors.

SanDisk doubled the capacity of several of their most popular cards, including the Extreme III line of cards to 8GB in CompactFlash, and 2GB...

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Barry Tanenbaum Posted: Apr 01, 2005 0 comments

Photos © 2004, Lori Stoll, All Rights Reserved

Got something you've always wanted to do, something that's long intrigued and attracted you, but you were way too busy with your career to go after? If you're lucky, one day you'll find the career's going along okay and you've got the time to chase down a dream or two.

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Dave Howard Posted: Aug 01, 2000 0 comments

How many times have you missed a picture opportunity due to not having the right lens on your camera at the time? It never fails: you've just finished taking a wide angle, get-everything-in shot with a 28mm lens; no sooner than you've released...

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