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Posted: Dec 29, 2009 0 comments

Crop & Frame For Impact

Find The Shot Within The Shot

by Jack Neubart

The moment you use the camera’s viewfinder to look at a subject, you are framing that subject. In essence, you are isolating that subject from the larger world surrounding it. And you are bringing the viewer into the scene you’ve defined...

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Jon Canfield Posted: Aug 30, 2005 0 comments

All Photos © 2004, Jon Canfield, All Rights Reserved

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Posted: Feb 27, 2007 0 comments

Filters and Digital SLRs: Why Color Controls Might Make Most Filters
Obsolete

by George Schaub

I used to own a suitcase filled with filters. I had screw-on filters and compendium
types, the holders that would take slide-in filters with adapters for a variety
of lens diameters. I would use filters to enhance color,compen...

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Posted: Mar 30, 2010 0 comments

April 2010

On The Cover
This month our focus is on the art and craft of wedding photography, as we explore some intriguing aspects of that challenging business. In addition, we look into the business of assisting and have brought you insider tips from the best and brightest photo assistants working in the field today. Finally, we haveTes...

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Posted: Sep 28, 2010 0 comments

Telling A Story With Your Pictures

Taking Your Audience Along

by Jim Zuckerman

There are many reasons why people travel. Some like the spirit of adventure and discovery, and others enjoy intermingling with people from other cultures and seeing the world from a different point of view. There are people who travel to sellt...

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Joe Farace Posted: May 30, 2006 0 comments

Gang Of Four Thirds

Almost four years ago, Olympus announced its Four Thirds system at a press conference
that was greeted, to be polite, with mild apathy. At a packed press conference
at this year's PMA, Olympus proved me wrong by announcing a Four Thirds
system alliance supported byproduct...

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George Schaub Posted: May 29, 2007 0 comments

All Photos © 2006, George Schaub, All Rights Reserved

It'ssimple...

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Posted: Dec 30, 2008 0 comments

January 2009

On the Cover
This month we’re taking you directly to the show floor of photokina, the world’s largest photo and imaging show held in Cologne, Germany, every two years. As you’ll uncover while reading our reports, there is a lot of innovation coming your way in 2009. For starters, expect to hear more aboutthe...

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Posted: Jul 27, 2010 1 comments

Lens Effects

Light And Lenses, Plus A Unique Point Of View

by Jim Zuckerman

Lenses don’t interpret the world as our eyes do. The way light interacts with glass and with the metal blades of a lens aperture is different than how it interacts with our eyes, and it’s noteworthy to mention some of the effects thatc...

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Posted: Dec 28, 2010 0 comments

In-Camera Monochrome Contrast Control

Get Film & Filter Looks With Your Digital Camera

by George Schaub

Although the images you create are in color (RGB) you also have the ability to create black and white images in your digital camera using the Monochrome “creative” or “picture style”setting.

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Joe Farace Posted: Dec 27, 2005 0 comments


For this retro portrait of Tia, I placed a Westcott Spiderlite
TD5 with five 23wfluoresce...

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Posted: Jul 31, 2007 0 comments

New Kodak Sensor Promises Enhanced Low-Light Performance

By Ron Leach

Kodak recently announced what they call a "groundbreaking image sensor
technology" that promises a 2x--4x increase in light sensitivity
(from one to two stops), resulting in significantly improved images taken under
low-light conditions.Exper...

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Posted: Sep 25, 2007 0 comments

Malibu photo and painting in Corel Painter by Karen Sperling

Teaching theArt...

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Posted: Apr 28, 2009 0 comments

Exposure Diagnostics

The “Blinkies”

by George Schaub

When scene contrast is high there may be a danger of overexposure, particularly when you do not take care to read the highlight values to keep them well within the dynamic range capability of the sensor. When overexposure is extreme you lose detail in thesub...

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Posted: Mar 29, 2011 0 comments

Industry Perspective

Bright News For Camera Shipments

by Ron Leach

Total shipments of digital cameras set an all-time record in 2010 at 121.5 million units, according to Tsuyoshi Kikukawa, President of the Camera and Imaging Products Association (CIPA). Since CIPA began tracking this data in 1999 when the digital camerama...

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