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Roger W. Hicks  |  Nov 01, 2002  |  0 comments

Beware: heresy is about to be spoken. It is that you might care to take one of the most sublimely constructed and complex of all mechanical cameras, and butcher it.

The sacrificial victim is a Linhof Technika 70, which entered production (as far as I know) in the early 1960s: certainly...

Maria Piscopo  |  Nov 01, 2002  |  1 comments

For photographers, finding
new ideas for self-promotion is an ongoing business issue. In today's
competitive marketplace, you have to maintain a balance between what creative
ideas you plan and what you can really accomplish. To help you evaluate...

Jay Abend  |  Nov 01, 2002  |  0 comments



Surreal Composites
--A great technique is to take a collection of original images and combine them to create a fanciful and surreal final image. For this other-worldly desert scene I took four original film shots of...

Joseph A. Dickerson  |  Nov 01, 2002  |  0 comments

Riddle: what do Ansel Adams, the Lone Ranger, Hopalong Cassidy, William Mulholland, and Gunga Din all have in common? Answer: a geographical area of California that is as rich in human history, geological wonder, and photographic beauty...

Jack Neubart  |  Oct 01, 2002  |  0 comments

Any time of year presents us with budding opportunities to shoot close-ups. We can find flowers any time of year, indoors--and possibly even outside. And we're not just limited to...

Roger W. Hicks  |  Oct 01, 2002  |  0 comments

Few people realize that photographic spot meters date back some 2/3 of a century. The very first was built by Arthur Dalladay, editor of The British Journal of Photography, in about 1935; he described it in the BJP Almanac of 1937 on pages 127-138. This meter still exists, in the possession of a...

David B. Brooks  |  Oct 01, 2002  |  0 comments

Well over a year ago I sat down to write about the Kodak Professional RFS 3600 slide and 35mm film scanner. Physically, in what I then called a swoopy design, was a mechanical package offering good specifications of 3600dpi resolution, 36-bit color depth scanning at a dynamic range of 3.6. Besides the...

Darryl C. Nicholas  |  Oct 01, 2002  |  0 comments

The next step is to lay in a circular gradient on the top layer. I thought a gradient that would go from white in the center to dark blue in the corners would look nice. So, I selected Blue (Red=0, Green=24, Blue=70...or, 0, 24, 70). That is a nice, dark, blue. Set that for the background color...

Jay McCabe  |  Oct 01, 2002  |  0 comments

 


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Cris Daniels  |  Oct 01, 2002  |  0 comments

While digital cameras have progressed tremendously over the past few years and represent a rapidly growing market, I still find myself shooting film for many projects. After a typical shoot I simply have the film processed, examine the film on a light table, and begin digitizing the frames I want to...

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