April Table Of Contents

April 2011

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This month we are providing a reality check on the state of the photo stock market as pros reveal the winners and losers, and how to smartly play the game. We hope their thought-provoking ideas will help you evaluate your own situation when contemplating joining the stock fray. And if you are considering turning pro, be sure to read the Photographer’s Survival Manual; read an excerpt from this book on page 160. Aside from our business tips, we have tests on the latest and greatest gear.


44 Roundup
Covering The Photo Beat
by C.A. Boylan

56 Digital Innovations
Imaging Software On Parade
by Joe Farace

68 Digital Help
Q&A For Digital Photography
by David B. Brooks

72 Test Report: Photo Mechanic
Pro-Level Image Organization
by John Brandon

78 Test Report: Hasselblad H4D-40 Field Test
Is Spectacular Image Quality Really Worth $20K?
by Jason Schneider with Mark Kalan

90 Test Report: Canon PowerShot G12
The “G” Series, Amended
by George Schaub

98 Test Report: Nikon D3100
The Video Beat Goes On
by Joe Farace

110 In Brief: Porter Case PCi
Transportation Transformation
by George Schaub

168 Help!
Q&A For Traditional Photography
by Robert E. Mayer


36 Pro’s Choice
Richard Izui’s Automotive Photography
by Jack Neubart

116 Business Trends
Stock Photography Today
by Maria Piscopo

120 Stock Strategies For Studio Photographers
An Interview With Bill Bachmann
by Steve Bedell

160 Book Excerpt: Photographer’s
Survival Manual
A Legal Guide For Artists
In The Digital Age


12 Picture This!
Monthly Photo Assignment
by The Editors

22 Talking Pictures
The Beach Bench
by Dan Lincoln

26 Web Profiles
Great Photo Sites Reviewed
by Joe Farace

30 Locations
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
by Chuck Graham

124 What It Takes
Moose Peterson’s Works In Progress
by Barry Tanenbaum

128 Keith LanpherVirginia Tourism
“Live Passionately” Campaign
by Lou Jacobs Jr.


10 Editor’s Notes
152 Trade Shows
154 Workshops