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Posted: Oct 28, 2008 0 comments

The Return of Petersen’s PHOTOgraphic Magazine

By Ron Leach

Most avid photographers, including loyal readers of Shutterbug, will recall Petersen’s PHOTOgraphic magazine which ceased publication in late 2005. In our farewell editorial we said, “It is with a mixture ofmelancholy...

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Posted: Apr 27, 2010 0 comments

Industry Perspective

Is the Apple iPad a Photographer's Tool?

by Ron Leach

As serious gadget freak, as well as a photographer, I've been giving some serious thought to the potential of Apple's new iPad as a tool for the traveling photographer. Admittedly, my experience to date with this new device consists of reading thes...

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George Schaub Posted: Jun 27, 2006 0 comments

The New Pigment Ink Printers: How They Change Desktop Printing

by George Schaub

You wouldn't think that a small thing like changing the type of ink a
printer uses would have a profound effect on desktop photo printing, but that's
what the new products from Canon and HP might do. That change is offering pigment...

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Posted: Aug 28, 2007 0 comments

The lens is what we are currently calling a "dual-platform" optic,
offering full coverage for 35mm cameras and full-frame D-SLRs, and of course
whatever multiplication factor your sensor imposes on the focal length in your
D-SLR. Included is an HSM (motor) which in all cases was silent and swift throughout...

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Posted: Feb 24, 2009 0 comments

How-To

Objective And Subjective Exposure

by George Schaub

This is an excerpt from our new Petersens Photographic quarterly publication, which is a newsstand-only magazine still on newsstands today. Every three months a new edition will be available, with our next topic being "Composition." Look for it at anewsst...

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Posted: Aug 31, 2010 0 comments

Industry Perspective

Making People See the Way Music Sounds

by Ron Leach

Two of my passions are photography and jazz, so I was doubly saddened by the recent passing of Herman Leonard who was responsible for many of the iconic images of Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday and other jazz greats.

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Posted: Oct 30, 2007 0 comments

All Photos © George Schaub, All RIghts Reserved

This is the originalim...

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Posted: May 26, 2009 0 comments

Exposure Tips

Bracketing And Processing Multiple Exposures

George Schaub

One technique to expand the dynamic range potential of an image, in other words, to overcome contrast problems, is to make a number of exposures at different settings of the same scene and combine them later to pull the best out of each exposure.Ther...

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Posted: Nov 30, 2010 0 comments

Metering Patterns: Center-Weighted Averaging

A Quick Lesson On An Often Ignored Metering Pattern

by George Schaub

When light is directional—not over the shoulder and not the same brightness throughout the frame—try center-weighted averaging metering. The key is to aim the camera at an area that incorporatesthe...

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George Schaub Posted: Feb 15, 2005 0 comments

Handcolorists have been doing it for years. They began with a black and white
image and using photo oils, chiefly from the Marshall Company (distributed by
BKA Group) added selective color or entirely covered a monochrome image with
color. This was often practiced with portraits, but began to find followers
in the "fine arts" arena as well. We've seen this so-called
mixed-media trend come and go, and I don't think hand-coloring will ever
go out of style. Digital has opened up many new doors for creativity, and because
you can manipulate images with ease it allows you to emulate any look, style
or technique that you might admire. In this lesson we'll take a look at
"colorizing" an image and mixing color with black and white.

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Posted: Dec 01, 2006 0 comments

December
2006

On the
Cover


What's on the photo horizon? The answers as posed by our writers may surprise
you. Aside from looking into the future, we show you how to prevent and cure
dust problemsw...

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Posted: Jan 29, 2008 0 comments

Industry Perspective

The Passing of a Legend

By Ron Leach

The photographic industry has lost a beloved friend, a passionate advocate,
and a true legend with the recent passing of Herbert Keppler.

Burt was both mentor and inspiration to countless professional photographers,
hobbyists,educator...

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Posted: Aug 25, 2009 0 comments

Industry Perspective

Hindsight is Sometimes More than 20/20

by Ron Leach

As the end of this decade approaches, I found myself pondering the direction our technology-driven industry has taken and some prognostications Shutterbug writers made back in 1999 about the future of photography. Let’s take a look back and see...

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Posted: Feb 22, 2011 0 comments

Industry Perspective

The Passing of Photographer Charles Brittin

by Ron Leach

Relatively unknown outside of Los Angeles for most of his career, Charles Brittin was an important documentary photographer known for his political activism. In commemorating Brittin’s recent passing Andrew Perchuk, Deputy Director of the GettyR...

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Jack Warren Posted: Mar 01, 2005 0 comments

Henry Diltz is a photographer who made his living first as musician with Modern
Folk Quartet (MFQ), then as a trusted friend and photographer of many successful
groups from that time forward. The Lovin Spoon Full, The Mama's and Papa's,
Crosby Stills and Nash, The Doors and many more. He bought his first camera
a Kodak "Pony", while on tour with his group. They had a photo shoot
out with slide film and when they got home they shared them with each other
in a slide show. That was enough to hook Henry on photography forever.



Photos © Henry Diltz, All Rights Reserved

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