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Rosalind Smith Posted: Nov 01, 1999 0 comments

New York photographer David
Carrino left the city environment where he was raised and over the past
two years has lived in New England where he has developed a profound
relationship with nature through his camera. Awalk...

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Barry Tanenbaum Posted: Oct 01, 1999 0 comments

In our travels through the
land of photography we spend a fair amount of our time talking with
folks who spend a fair amount of their time in darkrooms. And each one
has a list of darkroom essentials--no, not enlargers...

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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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Barry Tanenbaum Posted: Sep 01, 1999 0 comments

The idea is as old as composition itself: lead the viewer into the picture.

"If there's any hesitation on the part of the viewer, the picture fails," says nature photographer Tony Sweet. "Viewers should go right...

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Rosalind Smith Posted: Aug 01, 1999 0 comments

The atmosphere is heavy,
the photograph made under very soft light and foggy conditions. A copse
of trees on either side of the road disappears into the horizon and
the mood is one of haunting beauty and emptiness.
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Barry Tanenbaum Posted: Aug 01, 1999 0 comments

I mean, how hard can it be?
The subjects don't move. They pose patiently and endlessly. They
show up when they're supposed to and will pretty much give you
the same look today that they gave yesterday.Archit...

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Barry Tanenbaum Posted: Aug 01, 1999 0 comments

It's a long way to
go for pictures. And you really have to want to go. You have to prepare,
make plans, take the initiative. You don't just wake up one morning
and think, you know, it would really be greatto...

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Mike Matzkin Posted: Aug 01, 1999 0 comments

The 50mm lens may be the best focal length in 35mm photography. A good 50mm lens is going to be sharper than practically any other focal length and it's going to be free of apparent distortion. It is also generally the fastest available lens with...

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Jay Abend Posted: Jul 01, 1999 0 comments

I have begun shooting digitally at home more and more, only because of the darned convenience of even a modest digital Ricoh camera. I have a moderately priced consumer megapixel camera that takes those matchbook sized wafer-thin Smart Media memory cards.

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Steve Bedell Posted: Jul 01, 1999 0 comments

If was on a plane about two
years ago and noticed an article in a photo publication about photographers
successfully utilizing their web sites, and David Mendelsohn was one
of the three profiled photographers. Imaginemy...

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Joe Farace Posted: Jul 01, 1999 0 comments

Digital imaging is the next,
logical extension of the same type of camera and darkroom techniques
that photographers have been using for 150 years. The tools used for
digital imaging may appear to be different, but they...

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Barry Tanenbaum Posted: Jul 01, 1999 0 comments

You know those bookstores where you walk in and right near the entrance there's a cafe with seating for maybe 40 people, and there's a menu that offers dozens of selections, many of which you can't pronounce, and there's a rack of...

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Monte Zucker Posted: Jun 01, 1999 0 comments

The one thing that you can count on when you see Richard Pahl's images is that you're not gonna believe what you're looking at. The reason is that he's so darned clever with what he's done/doing, you're just never sure...

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Darryl C. Nicholas Posted: Jun 01, 1999 0 comments

So, let's see--you shoot with a 35mm camera and occasionally want the lab to make an 8x10 print for you. That's nice. Except whenever the lab does that, they always cut off the edge of the picture. Or, they make a 7x10" print and you...

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Barry Tanenbaum Posted: Jun 01, 1999 0 comments

An editor friend who helps
produce an annual calendar for a photography company has a stock response
for photographers who ask for guidelines about what kind of photos to
submit. "Send in pictures that people will...

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