September 2006

September 2006

On the Cover
How effective are the latest camera-shake compensating systems? Wonder no more as we tell all in Peter K. Burian's in-depth Anti-Shake camera shootout on page 80. New low-light freedom at
last! We also spill the beans on how you can obtain faster downloads with our card reader roundup. In addition, be sure to read our interview with Eric Meola, a master pro who will be sure to inspire your creative juices.


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

50 A Classic Goes Digital
The Leica M Mount
by Jason Schneider

64 Test Report: Printer
Sony's UP-DR150 Digital Photo Printer
by Ingrid S. Krampe & Brittany J. Reed

70 Test Report: SLR Camera
Voigtländer's VSL 43
by Roger W. Hicks & Frances E. Schultz

80 Test Report: Digital Cameras
Six New Digicams With Image Stabilizer
by Peter K. Burian

96 Test Report: Monitors
Apple's Cinema Displays
by David B. Brooks

102 Test Report: Software
Corel's Painter IX.5
by Howard Millard

108 Test Report: Digital Capture
Roundup: Image Data Transfer
by Peter K. Burian

114 Test Report: Digital Camera
Samsung's GX-1S
by Joe Farace

168 Digital Innovations
Living Outside The Frame
by Joe Farace


32 Business Trends
The NEW State Of Stock Photography
by Maria Piscopo

38 Master Class
On The Beach
by Monte Zucker

52 Uncolor My World
Techniques To Get Beautiful Black And White Images From Color Originals
by Howard Millard

148 The Darkroom
by Frances E. Schultz


16 Picture This!
Monthly Photo Assignment
by The Editors

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

26 Web Profiles
Great Photo Sites Reviewed
by Joe Farace

30 Pro Talk
Mike Colon: Great Expectations
by Jay McCabe

42 Locations
Fast Track At The Reno Air Races
by Brad Perks

54 An Interview With Eric Meola
Passion, Belief, & Risk
by Chris Maher & Larry Berman

58 A Treasure Trove Of Photographica
Jack Naylor's Unmatched Collection Will Move On
by Rosalind Smith

186 One Final Thought
Spring Wrestling Match
by Margaret Springett


165 Contests
180 Digital Help
14 Editor's Notes
176 Help!
156 Trade Shows
158 Workshops