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

A new desktop computer model, a new operating system, and a new monitor model all at once is a rare occasion for a product test and review. Besides putting me on my toes by requiring me to learn new ways of working, I used the release of two graphics applications for the OS X operating system, Corel...

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

Where are alternatives to
on-camera flash. Understanding this is one of the defining moments in
most photographers' progress. Up to a certain point, you just turn on
the flash, or shrug and say, "There isn't enough light." Then, one day--like
a...

Text and photography by Ron Leach  |  Apr 01, 2002  |  0 comments

Ask a group of photo enthusiasts what they have done recently to improve the quality of their images, and many will likely respond by describing the purchase of some fancy new piece of gear. Others may discuss the technical mastery of a new technique, while a few may credit a visit to an art gallery or museum for their newfound inspiration.

In fact, great photographs are rarely the result of...

Lynne Eodice  |  Apr 01, 2002  |  4 comments

 

 

 

Capturing Sports Action

If you love shooting sports—whether it's a children's Little League or professional Major League game—timing is everything. Grabbing the shot at just the right moment takes a lot of practice, patience, and film (or a large-capacity memory card). You can do...

Steve Bedell  |  Apr 01, 2002  |  0 comments

About two years ago I stated in a previous article that I thought most of photography would be "filmless" in 2005. Can I revise that statement? I think that there are not many who accurately predicted just how quickly digital photography went...

Barry Tanenbaum  |  Apr 01, 2002  |  0 comments

He makes no bones about it: "Pretty pictures are what make the world work for me," Al Riccio says, and those are the pictures he always plans to take. He's in the right business, that's for sure. Actually, two businesses-wedding photography and the sale of images to...

Tony Sweet  |  Apr 01, 2002  |  0 comments

This scene was the last of a very long and exciting photography workshop that I conducted in North Carolina. We were all pretty tired and a bit anxious to get home. We found the sky interesting at Table Rock and decided to work this as our final...

Steve Bedell  |  Apr 01, 2002  |  0 comments

A few short years ago, many writers and photographers, myself included, were of the opinion that in a few short years film would be history, with the exception of a few "niche" areas of photography, like, say, infrared. Now that I've been...

Monte Zucker  |  Apr 01, 2002  |  0 comments

Black On Black Is Easy
Still under cover, I photographed the church's Father Frank. I photographed him in black robes against a black background. My aim was to show detail throughout the portrait and separation between his robe and the background.

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

The Sigma engineers never seem to take a break, coming up with new lenses with surprising frequency. Late last year, they released two short zooms that certainly attracted a lot of attention. Their AF 15-30mm f/3.5-4.5 EX DG Aspherical boasts the...

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