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Dave Howard Posted: Nov 01, 2001 0 comments

I'm always amazed when non-photographer friends and neighbors show me their vacation pictures. Endless, bland, front-lit building facades, along with seemingly interminable shots of the kids and relatives squinting into the sun. A hundred...

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Robert E. Mayer Posted: Nov 01, 2001 0 comments

Correct lighting is the key ingredient to producing any photographic image worth a second glance. Outdoors you don't have much control over the light other than to possibly use some type of reflector, diffuser, or flash fill. But...

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Ben Clay/Web Photo School Posted: Nov 01, 2001 0 comments

In the wide world of product advertising, photographic trends and techniques can define the look of an ad. Alternatively, certain designs can influence how products are photographed. Sometimes it's difficult to know which was developed first, the design...

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Gene Kester Posted: Oct 01, 2001 0 comments

Photographing
food is often more difficult than it looks. Making something appear fresh,
cold, or hot can be an arduous task, particularly when you are simultaneously
tending to your camera and lighting. If your budget allows,hir...

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The Editors Posted: Sep 01, 2001 0 comments

This year, 2001,
marks the 75th year that F.J. Westcott has been doing business. Known
today as a leader in manufacturing light modification equipment, the company
started out as an umbrella company, wholesaling to dry goodssto...

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Ben Clay/Web Photo School Posted: Sep 01, 2001 0 comments

The basics of
portrait photography could fill many large books. We have decided to concentrate
on one application with a few variations on the theme for this lesson.

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Ben Clay Posted: Aug 01, 2001 0 comments

A local guitar
collector wanted to put his guitars up for auction but felt that his photographs
didn't do justice to the high quality of craftsmanship and beautiful
details of his instruments as shown in original image. Wes...

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Steve Bedell Posted: Aug 01, 2001 0 comments

I live on the East Coast, and I mean right on it. My studio is located about 8 miles from the Atlantic Ocean. People who live here love the beach, and of course the tourists who descend like swarming flies on a slain wildebeest every...

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Ben Clay/Web Photo School Posted: Jul 01, 2001 0 comments

In order to demonstrate the basics of outdoor portraiture, we brought a local model and our photography crew to a beautiful nearby beach. Careful planning and the right equipment allowed us to achieve stunning results. Being equipped with a...

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Jay Abend Posted: Jun 01, 2001 0 comments

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Well, we're halfway through the year 2001 and I'm finally getting used to the idea of living at...

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Ben Clay/Web Photo School Posted: Apr 01, 2001 0 comments

In the world of fashion and high-end portrait photography, lighting is the key to professional-looking images. Having the ability to control the light that falls on your subject allows you many different ways of expressing an idea...

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Steve Bedell Posted: Feb 01, 2001 0 comments

I get a whole new way of seeing things when I put black and white film in the camera. It seems like I have a little Photoshop Desaturate command that goes off in the back of my head and suddenly I see everything in shades of gray. Anyone who's...

Joe Farace Posted: Jan 01, 2001 0 comments

It should come as no surprise to you to discover that there are few--maybe no--real secrets in photography. Instead, what you find are informed opinions based on experience blended with some stylistic preferences. The recipe for producing...

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Joe Farace Posted: Nov 01, 2000 0 comments

Have you ever looked at someone's outdoor vacation photographs and wondered who the subject was? The face was so dark you couldn't tell if it was your best friend. And don't you just hate those "raccoon eyes" portraits? You know what I mean; the ones...

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Jay Abend Posted: Nov 01, 2000 0 comments

There was an era long before my time when a pro photographer shot with big, heavy, hot tungsten lighting. In the 1930s, '40s, and '50s, hot lights were the state of the art. Giant 1k, 2k, and 5k tungsten fixtures from Hollywood suppliers flooded the...

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