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Steve Bedell  |  Jan 01, 1998  |  0 comments

I shoot over 90 percent of my work using medium format cameras. Like many portrait/ wedding photographers, I envy the 35mm shooters. They've got it all--long lenses, motor drives, zooms, fisheyes, etc. But watch out 35mm, because all these features I...

Barry Tanenbaum  |  Jan 01, 1998  |  0 comments

We're tempted to start
off with, "This man is a professional, don't try this at
home," but we won't. First because, strictly speaking, Dave
Frieder isn't a professional--photographyis...

Monte Zucker  |  Jan 01, 1998  |  1 comments

My Hasselblad gives me unlimited vision. "Ideal" is another way of putting it. I never have to think or compose any of my images to fit into a pre-prescribed format. Horizontal? Vertical? Things I never have to consider. Cropping? Why not...

Rosalind Smith  |  Jan 01, 1998  |  0 comments

Felice Frankel and Chuck Doswell are scientists as well as photographers. However, their interests lie poles apart. While Frankel finds her chosen material in the laboratories at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Doswell is a storm chaser, in love...

Barry Tanenbaum  |  Jan 01, 1998  |  5 comments

Jeffrey Schad

Fashion Institute Of Technology
New York City

Currently. In his third...

Peter K. Burian  |  Jan 01, 1998  |  0 comments

Is there a serious photo enthusiast out there who doesn't harbor a desire to see his or her work published? Well, the vast majority I know would love to market their images to books, magazines, and advertising agencies. In fact, the most commonly...

Mike Matzkin  |  Jan 01, 1998  |  0 comments

The 6x7 negative or transparency is considered the ideal format. Bigger is better. There's less of a grain problem when you make big prints from fast film. In black and white the bigger negative also means an expanded gray scale. It's easier to...

Peter K. Burian  |  Jan 01, 1998  |  0 comments

Although many of Sigma's new lenses incorporate the latest technology and/or premium grade optics, this manufacturer continues to compete aggressively in the market for affordable zoom lenses. In addition to its APO, Aspherical, and HSM series, Sigma...

Jay Abend  |  Jan 01, 1998  |  0 comments

One of the claims often heard when talking about medium format cameras is, "With this camera you can get practically 4x5 quality." How realistic is that claim anyway? Let's face it, a 4x5 sheet of film has over three times the total real...

Roger W. Hicks  |  Jan 01, 1998  |  0 comments

In the nature of things,
photographers tend to care more about cameras than about accessories.
It's irrational, really, as most of us buy accessories more often
than we buy cameras, but then, who saidt...

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