Monte Zucker
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Monte Zucker May 01, 2003 0 comments

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When I think back at my favorite travel photographs they almost invariably turn out to be of the people I ran into along the way. There are exceptions, of course. For the most part, however, as much as I look for...

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Monte Zucker Apr 01, 2003 Published: Apr 01, 2002 0 comments

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You may wonder what I do when I'm on vacation. You guessed it--take pictures! Memories are made from snapshots like these that I created recently on a trip to Florida's Keys. Now, when I look back at...

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Monte Zucker Mar 01, 2003 0 comments

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Creating Backgrounds From Within The Original Pictures

This simple photograph was sort of fun to create. First of all, I had professional models and all the time in the world to make the image. It was made during a shoot to create an ad for the...

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Monte Zucker Feb 01, 2003 0 comments

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But when a photograph is limited to black and white and tones of gray, one has to really know the ropes before he can tie...

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Monte Zucker Jan 01, 2003 0 comments

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Sure, it's nice to shoot outside just before sunset with the "sweet light." But it's just as nice to be able to shoot all day long. That's what...

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Monte Zucker Jan 01, 2003 Published: Jan 01, 2004 0 comments

Shooting digitally has made it easier for me to photograph black people. I can see what I'm doing as I'm creating each image...

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Monte Zucker Dec 01, 2002 0 comments

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For the first time in years I decided to plan a photographic vacation this year, but not to one of those crowded popular tourist attractions you see advertised in all the magazines. I took my cameras to Ely, Minnesota. Never heard of it? News commentator, Charles Kuralt...

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Monte Zucker Nov 01, 2002 0 comments


My story begins as I was taking my sunrise walk around the top deck of the Imagination. We were visiting Key West on our first stop. I got up early enough to catch the first light of dawn. It was a golden glow that I will remember for the rest of my life. Why?

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Monte Zucker Oct 01, 2002 0 comments

In actuality, our stroll through the park only took one afternoon. With these monthly articles, however, it's taken three months to show you what we did. I guess that one of these days I should write another book so that you can sit down at one reading and absorb it...

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Monte Zucker Sep 01, 2002 0 comments

I began my column last month by saying, "I really never know what to expect when I'm taking one of my classes on a field trip." Boy, is that the truth! Since I began this column a couple of weeks ago I've been on several more field trips, all of which have continued to...