LATEST STORIES

John Rettie  |  Mar 01, 2002  |  0 comments

If you think that the lack of battery life is a new phenomenon that has only come to the forefront since digital cameras hit the market, you're wrong. Long-time photographers will tell you it was the advent of electronic flash guns that triggered...

Peter K. Burian  |  Mar 01, 2002  |  0 comments

While shooting stock images around historic St. Augustine, Florida, and closer to home during Veterans Day events, I used this lens extensively for people, birds, architecture, and various travel subjects to assess autofocus response, IS effectiveness...

Maria Piscopo  |  Mar 01, 2002  |  0 comments

In our continuing
series on getting started in photography, you will now learn how to develop,
write, and act on a "plan of action." Goal setting is not enough. Your
challenge is to go get your goals, not just set them!

Joe Farace  |  Mar 01, 2002  |  0 comments

You know how it goes: The Art Director says, "I know you can photograph right-handed baseball players, but can you photograph left-handed ones?"

An unfortunate reality of the...

Jay Abend  |  Mar 01, 2002  |  0 comments

Here is a very easy and effective way to dial in accurate color on every outing. To do so you will need some basic tools. First of all, you'll need a camera that allows you to set White Balance manually. No, you don't need a "Set WB" control...

Lynne Eodice  |  Mar 01, 2002  |  1 comments

Great Pet Photos With Your Compact Camera

As with children, it's best to shoot pictures of pets at their level. This means lying on the floor or on the ground in most cases. It's the best way to capture the animal's expression, and reveals something about what the world is like from their...

The Editors  |  Mar 01, 2002  |  0 comments

Helpful hints for better people-pictures

1. Use the Best Focal Length
The best lens for portraits is more often than not a short telephoto—85-135mm for a 35mm camera. Why? Because short teles produce a good head size at a shooting distance that produces pleasant perspective. If you use a wide-angle lens, you have to move very close to your subject to get a good head...

The Editors  |  Feb 01, 2002  |  0 comments

 

 

 

 

 

Magic disks for the photographer

Photo filters can improve your photos, whether you shoot them with a pro camera or a point-and-shoot model, on film or digitally, still or camcorder. That's why filters exist. They're not essentials, but lots of serious photographers use them. Read on...

Jay McCabe  |  Feb 01, 2002  |  0 comments


Blue Mountain
Community College
Pendleton, Oregon

Peter K. Burian  |  Feb 01, 2002  |  0 comments

Best known for their line of highly rated compact cameras with built-in zooms, Pentax has also continued to develop their line of SLR cameras and accessories. Their two most recent lenses--introduced in conjunction with the MZ-S, a...

Pages

X