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George Schaub Posted: Nov 01, 2004 0 comments

As we go to press we're about to depart for photokina, the worldwide photo and imaging show held every two years in Germany. This is the World Cup of imaging, a show so large that visiting all the exhibits takes up every minute of the five days in which the show is held. Virtually every manufacturer and supplier in the photo/imaging realm shows up there, as well as...

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George Schaub Posted: Oct 01, 2004 0 comments

When I first started out in photography one of the foundations of the craft I set out to learn was lighting. So I went out to my local camera store and bought a set of metal reflectors with clamps, and, aided by the storekeeper, got me a pair of blue, daylight photoflood bulbs and a few rolls of color film. Those hot lights wilted...

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George Schaub Posted: Sep 01, 2004 0 comments

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Completing The Creative Circle

Photographic expression is more than snapping the shutter and "walking away" from the picture. The creative circle becomes complete, if you will, by the...

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George Schaub Posted: Aug 01, 2004 0 comments

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Those who practice the craft have come to a fork in the road, having to decide whether they will enter into a new form of expression or find merit in and stick with the former route. Well, as Yogi Berra once said, "When you see a fork in the road, take it!" But...

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George Schaub Posted: Jul 01, 2004 0 comments

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If you wander into a photographic gallery these days chances are that you'll be seeing more and more ink jet prints. I'm not talking about the collector galleries, where quite expensive vintage silver prints by the likes of Weston, Adams, and Strand might cost...

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George Schaub Posted: Jun 01, 2004 0 comments

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The PMA Show: 8Mp Digicams, Digital SLRs...And Much, Much More

This issue contains our reports from the Photo Marketing Association (PMA) Show, the biggest photo and imaging trade show in the US. Covering...

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George Schaub Posted: May 01, 2004 0 comments

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Travel photography evokes all sorts of images, from the 19th century vistas in fading albumen prints to satellite images made miles above our planet. The aim of most travel work is to share a sense of place, a feeling of "being there" that only the camera can...

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George Schaub Posted: Apr 01, 2004 0 comments

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Traveling today is less than a charming experience, with apprehension being the general state of affairs. This is, unfortunately, the price we pay for living in the modern world, and we all want to travel knowing that everything has been done to keep things safe. As...

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George Schaub Posted: Mar 01, 2004 0 comments

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As this issue is dedicated to digital photography I thought it would be a good time to share some thoughts on where we stand in the midst of this incredible change that has taken place in photography over the past 10 or so years. These days, it seems like if you support film...

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George Schaub Posted: Feb 01, 2004 0 comments

Editor's Notes

As this issue is dedicated to digital photography I thought it would be a good time to share some thoughts on where we stand in the midst of this incredible change that has taken place in photography over the past 10 or so years. These days, it seems like if you support film...

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George Schaub Posted: Jan 01, 2004 0 comments

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This being the start of a new year I thought I'd take the opportunity to thank those who have made 2003 a successful year for all of us here at Shutterbug. This has been quite a year here, what with our going to a different format and producing the most pages of any...

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George Schaub Posted: Dec 01, 2003 0 comments

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It's in those tiny, particular pieces of information that come across my desk that I sense the changes going on in photography. True, I can't help but be moved by the major trends such as the wholesale migration of many friends and associates to the digital side.

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George Schaub Posted: Nov 01, 2003 0 comments

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The issues surrounding the archival keeping qualities of photographic materials have always dogged us. During the development of the photographic process in the 19th century the problem was not capturing a moment but keeping it from fading once it was again exposed to light...

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George Schaub Posted: Oct 01, 2003 0 comments

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Photography is by definition "drawing with light" and that's what we do every time we press the shutter release button. We take the light reflected from our subjects and etch the moment as a latent image on film or as a binary code that lands up on our...

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George Schaub Posted: Sep 01, 2003 0 comments

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Process and technique are tied together. If you take the time to do something from beginning to end you often realize what it takes to do it right. Practice makes perfect. Those clichés apply as much to photography as any other art or craft, and describe what more and...

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