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Joe Farace  |  Feb 01, 2000  |  0 comments

You know what a good photograph looks like, right? It's the kind that we enjoy making. Just like those created by our favorite photographers, whether it's Ansel Adams, André Kertesz, or Harry Callahan. I find that when I'm stuck in...

Peter K. Burian  |  Feb 01, 2000  |  0 comments

Anyone who reads the ads in photo magazines even occasionally, will be well aware of the 35mm cameras designated as "professional." Just about every manufacturer offers at least one and generally prices it far above its "amateur" counterparts. These models hold a lot of...

Jay Abend  |  Feb 01, 2000  |  0 comments

Over the past few years, I've covered more and more digital imaging technology, as it completes its total worldwide domination of the professional photography marketplace. Like a lot of you, I still maintain a full black and white darkroom, and the...

Jay McCabe  |  Feb 01, 2000  |  0 comments

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University of Texas at Austin

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Joe Farace  |  Feb 01, 2000  |  0 comments

There is much more to black and white photography than simply an absence of color. Maybe we wouldn't feel this way if the first photographs had been made in full color, but that didn't happen and, like many photographers, I grew up admiring the...

David B. Brooks  |  Feb 01, 2000  |  0 comments

To photographers black and white has an historic significance, for many an aesthetic advantage, and it is a unique way to photograph. Distinguished altogether from color by different films, papers, and processes. When photography is digitized, black and...

Jay Abend  |  Feb 01, 2000  |  0 comments

Last month we took a look at the anachronistic Kiev 88 medium format camera. A contemporary camera like the ancient Hasselblad 1000f, the Kiev 88 mostly is thought of as "cheap." If ultimate quality is your goal, look somewhere else. If the...

Darryl C. Nicholas  |  Feb 01, 2000  |  2 comments

If you have a medium format
or a 35mm format enlarger, then you probably do not need to wall mount
your enlarger. However, if you have a 4x5enlarger...

Robert E. Mayer  |  Feb 01, 2000  |  0 comments

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The volume of letters to this column is increasing every month. To be
able to continue to offer this service...

Joe Farace  |  Feb 01, 2000  |  2 comments

Because of the huge amount
of equipment photographers lug around some of us are cursed with back
and feet problems. Since digital imaging, especially the postproduction
aspects, seems more passive you might think thatth...

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