June Table Of Contents

June 2007

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Welcome to our special digital darkroom report, designed to help you get the most out of your digital imaging experience. One key aspect of that experience is the type of software you use. This month David Brooks helps you decide between Windows Vista, Adobe Lightroom, and Apple Aperture to see which is best for your imaging workflow. Also, are you in the market for a new printer? If so, don't miss reading our in-depth Test Reports on the Canon PIXMA Pro9000, Epson Stylus Photo 1400, and HP Designjet Z3100.


34 Roundup: New Products
Covering The Photo Beat
by C.A. Boylan

38 Digital Innovations
How To Choose The Right Digital SLR
by Joe Farace

52 Test Report: Software
by Joe Farace

62 Test Report: Software
Microsoft's Windows Vista
by David B. Brooks

74 Back It Up!
How Four Pros Preserve And Protect Their Digital Images...And Why One Won't Play That Game
by Barry Tanenbaum

88 Test Report: Software
Alien Skin's Snap Art
by Howard Millard

94 Test Report: Printer
HP's Designjet Z3100
by Jon Canfield

102 Test Report: Printer
Epson's Stylus Photo 1400
by David B. Brooks

110 Test Report: Software
Apple's Aperture 1.5.2 Update
by David B. Brooks

112 Test Report: Software
Adobe's Photoshop Lightroom 1.0
by David B. Brooks

116 Test Report: Lens
Sigma's APO 50-150mm f/2.8 EX DC HSM
by Steve Bedell

122 Test Report: Printer
Canon's PIXMA Pro9000
by George Schaub

130 Street Smarts
The Savvy Consumer's Guide To Pre-Owned, Collectible, And Vintage Cameras
by Jason Schneider

134 Classic Camera
by Roger W. Hicks


50 Business Trends
Project Management For Photographers
by Maria Piscopo

72 Shooting And Assembling Panoramas
A Stitch In Time--The Sequel
by Joseph A. Dickerson

78 Become Your Own Publisher
Online Photo Books And Albums
by Steve Gottlieb

84 Using Black And White To Correct Color
A Simple But Effective Tool
by Larry Berman and Chris Maher


16 Web Profiles
Great Photo Sites Reviewed
by Joe Farace

20 Student Union
Profiles Of The Up And Coming
by Jay McCabe

22 Picture This!
Monthly Photo Assignment
by The Editors

28 Talking Pictures
"There's No Place Like Home"
by Diane Walker

44 Personal Project
by Scott Stulberg

46 Passport
Addition By Subtraction
by Jack Hollingsworth

68 Diamonds In The Rough
Pictures From War-Torn Afghanistan
by 2LT Michael S. Palmer


12 Editor's Notes
30 In Memoriam--Monte Zucker
167 Trade Shows
170 Workshops
175 Contests
176 Digital Help
184 Help!