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Posted: May 26, 2009 0 comments

Industry Perspective

GPS-Enabled Cameras and Other Geotagging Options

by Ron Leach

Whether you’re a backpacker, sailor, cyclist or simply a motorist, you are likely familiar with GPS devices which receive latitude, and longitude coordinates from global-positioning satellites to pinpoint your location. Applying thisg...

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Posted: Dec 28, 2010 0 comments

Seeing Pictures: Lighting’s Influence On Composition

Directional Light And Shaping Shadows

by Jim Zuckerman

Lighting can have a unique effect on composition. By highlighting certain areas of a picture with front lighting, sidelighting, or backlighting, the play of light and shadow can create compelling graphicdesig...

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George Schaub Posted: Jul 26, 2005 0 comments

If you have Photoshop Elements or the full version of Photoshop
you can also use a tool called "Save for Web" to resize your images.
(Note that other programs might also have this feature under a different name.)
This is an automated way to get your images the right size for sharing. To get
to this toolbox just go to File>Save for Web, with the image already open
on your desktop.

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Posted: Nov 28, 2006 0 comments

Camera and Printing Trends


By Ron Leach, Publisher

When industry mavens put on their thinking caps in an attempt to gauge the
future direction of the photographic industry, they typically start by analyzing
trends in camera sales. Then they quantify the resulting data into various demographic
segments and product categories. In that regard,t...

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Posted: Jan 29, 2008 0 comments

Fujifilm Sponsors Rainforest Alliance Photo Contest



Fujifilm announced its sponsorship of the Rainforest Alliance's first
annual `Picture Sustainability Photo Contest' to raise awareness
around issues of sustainability and conservation. US residents are invited to
submit photos illustrating sustainable agriculture,forest...

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Posted: Feb 22, 2011 1 comments

Adam Block: Astrophotographer

Shooting For The Stars

by Lorraine A. DarConte

“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars,” said Oscar Wilde, who, in his wildest dreams could not have imagined how truly spectacular the universe is. Thanks to “visionaries” like AdamBlock—...

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Peter K. Burian Posted: Jun 21, 2005 0 comments

In
certain lighting conditions, images can exhibit a strong
overall "color cast" or tint, as in this
image, made near sunset on a hazy day with a high air
pollution level. (Auto white balance.)

Photos © 2003, Peter K. Burian, All Rights Reserved

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Posted: Mar 01, 2007 0 comments

March 2007

On
the Cover

This month our mission is to provide you with as many Digital Darkroom
tips and tricks as possible. For example, Philip Andrews illustrates that you
can do more with layers thanju...

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Posted: May 29, 2008 0 comments

The compact Sigma DP1 has a single focal length lens, sports a "large"
(for compacts) sensor from Foveon and has many controls...
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Posted: Dec 29, 2009 0 comments

January 2010

On The Cover
Maynard Switzer got in the boat to make this photograph of a Burmese fisherman at work, but there was something more he had to do to add just the right touch of color to the image. Find out what it was by taking to the road with Shutterbug’s new travel columnist on page 22. Aside from Switzer’ss...

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Ron Leach Posted: May 31, 2011 0 comments
While browsing through my archives recently, I rediscovered a fascinating 1944 magazine piece in which several artists, photographers and educators offered their views and expectations of photography after World War II. The article, which appeared in Popular Photography, gave new meaning to the famous Winston Churchill quote “The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.”
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Grace Schaub Posted: Jan 31, 2006 0 comments

All
Photos © 2005, George Schaub, All Rights Reserved

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Ron Leach Posted: Apr 24, 2007 0 comments

Truth in Journalism

by Ron Leach

We heard an unsettling report on the radio last night regarding an awarding-winning
Toledo Blade photographer who recently resigned after admitting that he digitally
altered the content of a photograph that was published on the newspaper's
front page. The image by Allan Detrichshowe...

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Posted: Aug 26, 2008 0 comments

All Photos © 2008, George Schaub, All Rights Reserved

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Posted: Mar 30, 2010 0 comments

Raindrop Reflections

Just Add Water For Close-Up Magic

by Lindsay Adler

Flowers provide endless photographic opportunities and when you add rain into the mix the images become even more beautiful and mysterious. Whenever I show people images of my “raindrop reflections,” they want to know how it was done. Intr...

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