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Chris Maher and Larry Berman Posted: Nov 01, 2003 0 comments

Henry Wilhelm is a true leader in the field of image permanence. Involved in photography since childhood, Henry became interested in the preservation of photographs in 1963 while working in the hot and humid jungles of Bolivia while serving in the Peace...

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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: 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: Sep 01, 2003 0 comments

Words matter.

Of course a writer's going to say that, but most photographers will agree that while the image carries the message, the words that accompany it can illuminate and interpret, and often increase the impact of the photograph. But...

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Rosalind Smith Posted: Sep 01, 2003 0 comments

The objects in Sal Lopes' latest photographs reveal themselves in surprising ways. Objects that appear insignificant to the naked eye become multidimensional as they unfold in full splendor in the darkroom. In one macro photograph a tiny rock takes...

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Rosalind Smith Posted: Aug 01, 2003 0 comments

Steve Gottlieb's Abandoned America

Steve Gottlieb's photographs are bits of life that have vanished from our world forever--structures emptied of any signs of human existence, fragmented testimonials of our past.

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

Six Kinds Of Contrast

"Contrast" means a surprising number of things in photography: at least six. Made to do so many jobs, it is not surprising that confusion reigns, plenty of contrast is a Good Thing in some...

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Barry Tanenbaum Posted: Jul 01, 2003 0 comments

The Blend

Why do it? Why join the technologies, film and digital, and go to work in the digital darkroom by scanning your 4x5 negatives into your computer?

Because you can. And because it's fun to...

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Rosalind Smith Posted: Jul 01, 2003 0 comments

A Visual Diary

"I guess it's never easy to know why one does anything because the reasons that motivate us...

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Barry Tanenbaum Posted: May 01, 2003 0 comments

Edge To Edge

Keep your eyes moving. That's good advice for any photographer, especially for an outdoor, nature, and adventure shooter. James Kay, whose work fits into those categories, is always looking for the best angles...

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Rosalind Smith Posted: May 01, 2003 0 comments

Common Ground

Don Gurewitz came to his career in photography through the back door. He was a college rabble-rouser, a political activist, and a union spokesman working as a machinist at General Electric. He taught himself to...

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Steve Bedell Posted: Apr 01, 2003 0 comments

New Concepts In Album Design

It's really great to be involved in photography these days. I've seen more changes in the last five years than the 20 before it. And not one sector of the imaging world remains unchanged by...

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Barry Tanenbaum Posted: Mar 01, 2003 0 comments

Casual Observer

If you're a photographer, this is what you do.

It doesn't matter if you've drifted away from taking pictures, or turned your back, or burned out while trying to break through. One...

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Andre Costantini Posted: Mar 01, 2003 0 comments

Digital Diary

With so many new technologies and equipment available it can become overwhelming to know what to use and how to use it. Some have advantages over traditional film and darkroom, which presents...

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Rosalind Smith Posted: Mar 01, 2003 0 comments

This park had a story that wanted to be told," says Vincent Versace, Los Angeles celeb photographer best known for his images of "the beautiful people" of Hollywood.

When the trustees of Presidio National...

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