September Table Of Contents

September 2008

September CoverOn the Cover
You're in for a treat this month with our digital darkroom sampler. We explore a variety of products from display to output, including X-Rite's ColorMunki, Apple's Aperture 2.1, Adobe's Lightroom 2.0 Beta, and Projet's inkjet papers. In addition, we have digicam, D-SLR, and medium format D-SLR test reports. Our cover image of a moonrise over Monument Valley was taken by Ferrell McCollough. To see more of his HDR images, turn to page 83.


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

30 Digital Innovations
New Vistas For My New iMac
by Joe Farace

56 Output Options
New Ink Mix From Epson
by Jon Canfield

62 Test Report: The New ViewSonic VP2250wb LCD Display
Higher Performance, Lower Cost Display For Photographers
by David B. Brooks

66 Test Report: Apple's Aperture 2.1
A Better Workflow?
by John Brandon

74 Test Report: X-Rite's ColorMunki Photo
A Unique And Compact Color Management Tool
by Jon Canfield

94 Test Report: Aleratec's 1:3 DVD/CD Tower Publisher HLS
Pro-Quality Disc Duping And Label Printing
by Jack Neubart

100 First Look: Adobe's Photoshop Lightroom 2.0
The Beta Version Tells Us What's To Come
by Steve Anchell

108 Test Report: Casio's EXILIM Pro EX-F1
Digital Still Or Video Camera?
by Joe Farace

116 Test Report: Canon's EOS Rebel XSi (EOS 450D)
Lightweight And Easy 12.2Mp D-SLR
by George Schaub

120 Test Report: The Olympus E-420 Digital SLR
An Affordable, Compact D-SLR Loaded With Enthusiast-Level Features And Speed
by Peter K. Burian

128 Test Report:
Hasselblad's H3DII Medium Format D-SLR Medium Format Digital Has Truly Evolved
by Jack Neubart with Linda Bohm & Gerard Marrazzo

132 Test Report: Projet Inkjet Printing Papers
A House Brand's Art Paper Offerings
by George Schaub

136 Point Of View
A Quiz For Portrait & Wedding Photographers
by Steve Bedell

138 Classic Cameras
The 30th Tokyo Used Camera Show
by S. "Fritz" Takeda

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

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


38 Business Trends
Business & Pleasure
by Maria Piscopo

46 Pro's Choice
Bohm & Marrazzo Bring Digital To Kids And Pets
by Jack Neubart

142 Web Photo School
Posing & Lighting
by Norm Haughey


10 Talking Pictures
I've Seen Better Days...
by Dr. Spencer Moore

14 Picture This!
Monthly Photo Assignment
by The Editors

24 Web Profiles
Great Photo Sites Reviewed
by Joe Farace

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

83 The Long Ranger
With HDR Photography, What You Can See Is Now What You Can Get
by Barry Tanenbaum

86 The Photography Of Thom Rouse
Where Technician And Artist Meet
by Steve Bedell

90 Personal Project
Modern Pictorialism
by Brian Kosoff


8 Editor's Notes
175 Trade Shows
175 Workshops