Digital Innovations

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Joe Farace Posted: Mar 01, 2002 0 comments

"Life is a series of dogs."--George Carlin

As regular readers know, most of my photographic output is in some kind of digital form, but...

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Joe Farace Posted: Feb 01, 2002 0 comments

 

"What one has experienced one will never understand in print." --Isadora Duncan

The headline for this month's column is a question I received in a letter from a reader...

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Joe Farace Posted: Jan 01, 2002 0 comments

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"Memory feeds imagination."--Amy Tan

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Joe Farace Posted: Nov 01, 2001 0 comments

"If we don't change
direction soon, we'll end up where we are going."
--Professor
Irwin Corey

If there is one constant
theme running...

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Joe Farace Posted: Sep 01, 2001 0 comments

"The major difference
between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that cannot possibly go
wrong is that when a thing that cannot possibly go wrong goes wrong it
usually turns out to be impossible to get at or repair."--Doug...

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Joe Farace Posted: Aug 01, 2001 0 comments

One of the biggest challenges facing many digital imagers is the constant introduction of new hardware and software products. Decisions about upgrading software is not much different than when your favorite camera manufacturer introduces a new...

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Joe Farace Posted: Jul 01, 2001 0 comments

One of the first things digital imagers are in a hurry to do after capturing an image is to print it. It is here in the real "digital darkroom" where pixographers have made technical advances that have freed them from some of the restrictions...

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Joe Farace Posted: Jun 01, 2001 0 comments

FlashPix Farewell
Back in the last millennium--1996 to be exact--the FlashPix file format was hailed as the next great graphics file breakthrough. Back in these olden days FlashPix was touted as the new, open standard for digital...

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Joe Farace Posted: Apr 01, 2001 0 comments

It is expected that 13.9 billion amateur digital images were created during 2000 in the US alone.--InfoTrends Research Group.

One question I'm often asked by friends...

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Joe Farace Posted: Mar 01, 2001 0 comments

Proving that in digital imaging, like the rest of photography "there are no absolutes," I've been forced to re-examine my original contention that there are just three major phases of digital imaging. To my original trifecta of image...

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Joe Farace Posted: Feb 01, 2001 0 comments

Take a look at the photograph of me that accompanies this month's column. Nothing remarkable, wouldn't you say? I am standing in front of the Applied Science Fiction (ASF) stand at the photokina 2000 show in Köln, Germany, last...

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Joe Farace Posted: Jan 01, 2001 0 comments

"It has taken me many years as an active image-maker to fully embrace the idea that the entire photographic process is an act of metamorphosis." --Jerry Uelsmann

If you shoot a...

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Joe Farace Posted: Dec 01, 2000 0 comments

When the outside temperature hit 100 yesterday, I knew it must be time to write my annual "stocking stuffer" column. The best stocking stuffers are relatively inexpensive, useful to the recipient, and small enough to fit in a stocking, but some of...

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Joe Farace Posted: Nov 01, 2000 0 comments

"To have a camera is to open your world, to take a bite out of a moment"
--Sharon J. Wohlmuth

In Shutterbug's Photography Buyer's Guide 2000, you'll find information on computer monitors...

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Joe Farace Posted: Oct 01, 2000 0 comments

I have a confession to make:
In all of the 50 plus years that I've been making images, I've never photographed
a resolution chart. I have always judged a lens or camera's performance
by how much I liked using it and how good the photographs looked. Ine...

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