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Lynne Eodice Posted: Jul 01, 2003 31 comments

All photos by Chris Ameruoso unless otherwise indicated

By the end of 1998, Chris Ameruoso found himself at a major crossroad. As someone who had spent most of his youth performing in a family rock band, he had moved to Los Angeles about 10 years previously "with a dream of music." Then suddenly he switched gears, and found his calling shooting portraits of...

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Lynne Eodice Posted: Jun 01, 2003 1 comments

Beyond simply shooting someone's portrait, taking a picture of a concept like "fun" can be a real challenge. A photograph that makes a statement like this must make its point immediately—the viewer should get the message at first glance, and not have to guess at what you're trying to say.

The...

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The Editors Posted: Apr 01, 2003 1 comments

The first major exhibition devoted to the critical early years in the life and work of photographer Margaret Bourke-White is on view at The Phillips Collection in Washington, DC, through May 11. "Margaret Bourke-White: The Photography of Design, 1927--1936," comprising approximately 140 photographs, will be the first exhibition to explore fully her important early...

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Lynne Eodice Posted: Mar 01, 2003 1 comments

Seattle--as seen through the eyes of 35 children from local Boys & Girls Clubs--was interpreted on film and culminated in a gallery event at the Seattle Art Museum on November 19, 2002. Corbis--a leading provider of digital images based in Bellevue, Washington--made the whole project happen. This organization partnered with five Seattle-area Boys &...

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The Editors Posted: Dec 01, 2002 1 comments

It's back—our annual collection of ideas to keep you and your camera happily occupied for hours.

1. Don't Go Anywhere Without It!
It's a photographic truism that you can't get the picture if you don't have a camera. How many times have you missed out on a great shot—or at least, a nice record of something...
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Lynne Eodice Posted: Nov 01, 2002 1 comments

Holidays provide many types of photo opportunities, ranging from candids of your family and friends enjoying seasonal activities to holiday parades and decorative displays. Keep your camera handy and loaded with film or a memory card so you won't miss anything.

When photographing your loved ones...

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Lynne Eodice Posted: Mar 01, 2002 1 comments

Great Pet Photos With Your Compact Camera

As with children, it's best to shoot pictures of pets at their level. This means lying on the floor or on the ground in most cases. It's the best way to capture the animal's expression, and reveals something about what the world is like from their...

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The Editors Posted: Apr 01, 2001 0 comments

You don't need a studio or fancy equipment to shoot fascinating portraits. Here are 10 tips to help you make better photos of family and friends, whether you shoot with film or digital cameras.

1. Avoid Midday Sunlight

Midday sun is too harsh, and comes from too high an angle, to produce a flattering portrait. It...

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