May 2006

May 2006

On the Cover
This month we are on the road bringing you special reports on photo tips and lots of gear. For starters, be sure to check out our report on Apple's Aperture, an "all in one" application for dealing with digital camera files. In addition, you'll want to read about Nikon's new 10.2-megapixel digital SLR, the D200, which was built for speed and comfort. Finally, take a look at the PhotoMobile, which may just be the ultimate road warrior.


46 Digital Innovations
Creative Imaging Software
by Joe Farace

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

60 Digital Darkroom
Is This The Ultimate Photo Road Warrior Machine?
by Brad Perks and Roger L. Johnson

64 Test Report: Software
Apple's Aperture
by David B. Brooks

70 Test Report: Digital Camera
Leica's D-Lux 2
by Joe Farace

76 Test Report: Monitors
The Samsung SyncMaster 244T And 214T LCD Displays
by David B. Brooks

80 Test Report: Digital Camera
Sony's Cyber-shot DSC-R1
by Peter K. Burian

90 Test Report: Portable Storage Device
Epson's P-4000 Multimedia Viewer
by Joe Farace

94 Test Report: Digital Camera
Nikon's D200
by George Schaub

102 Test Report: Software
Corel's Paint Shop Pro X
by David B. Brooks

110 Test Report: Software
Alien Skin's Exposure
by George Schaub

114 Test Report: Photo Gear
Traveling With A SlingShot
by Frances E. Schultz

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


26 Master Class
On The Road
by Monte Zucker

32 Business Trends
The Business Of Travel Photography
by Maria Piscopo


14 Picture This!
Monthly Photo Assignment
by The Editors

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

24 Web Profiles
Great Photo Sites Reviewed
by Joe Farace

30 Pro Talk
David Alan Harvey: Transition
by Jay McCabe

38 Locations
Make Your Own Luck
by Clint Farlinger

51 Photojournalism
Extreme Nature
by Rosalind Smith

54 Medium Format
Big Difference
by Barry Tanenbaum

56 Digital Darkroom
Mixed Media
by Staff

194 One Final Thought
Commuter Traffic...
by John Nyman


173 Book Reviews
172 Contests
178 Digital Help
10 Editor's Notes
188 Help!
44 News & Notes
164 Trade Shows
167 Workshops