December 2013 Table Of Contents

On The Cover
In this issue we bring you a range of camera, lighting, and even pro-graphics-level monitor tests as well as an insider’s look at eBooks for photographers. And in keeping with our respect for and legacy coverage of camera classics, a look at a collector’s camera “bookshelf” and an exclusive report from Tokyo on prices garnered at one of the biggest user/collectible shows in Japan.


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

50 Digital Innovations
Stocking Stuffers
by Joe Farace

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

76 Pentax MX-1
Retro Design, Digital Compact Style
by Joe Farace

86 Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 And 32mm f/1.8 Lenses
For Fujifilm X Series And Sony NEX Cameras
by George Schaub

96 Asus PA249Q ProArt LCD Monitor
An Affordable Professional Display
by David B. Brooks

126 Classic Cameras
A Camera Collector’s Shelf
by Spencer Grant and Lou Jacobs Jr.

170 Classic Cameras
The 35th Annual Tokyo Used Camera Show
by Fritz Takeda

Image Tech

60 Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
Lab Test Results & Comments
Edited by George Schaub

64 Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6
Lab Test Results & Comments
Edited by George Schaub

70 Samsung NX300
Lab Test Results & Comments
Edited by George Schaub


108 Flashpoint 14” Ring Light
Large Coverage & Affordable, Too
by Joe Farace

114 GamiLight Light Modifiers
Versatile & Affordable Flash Add-Ons
by Steve Bedell


30 Pro’s Choice
The Photography Of Rod McLean
by Jack Neubart

136 Business Trends
eBooks And Photographers
by Maria Piscopo

162 Depth Cues
Add Dimension To Your Images
by Jeff Wignall


18 Picture This!
Monthly Photo Assignment
by The Editors

28 Talking Pictures
Don’t Look Now
by Barry Tanenbaum

128 Locations
A Journey To Africa
by Stan Trzoniec

132 Locations
Photographing Peru’s Nazca Lines
by Lorin R. Robinson


14 Editor’s Notes