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Rosalind Smith  |  Mar 01, 1999  |  0 comments

If you ask Grace Hopkins-Lisle
where the greatest influence on her photography lies, she will probably
answer, "right here"--here being a small, odd-shaped, cement
house set pretty among trees at the end ofa...

Steve Bedell  |  Mar 01, 1999  |  0 comments

Let me state right at the beginning of this piece that I am not an equipment freak. But like most photographers, I do get excited about gear that can help me do my job better or do something I couldn't do before. That excitement is usually reserved for lenses--long, wide, fast, zoom, soft...

Barry Tanenbaum  |  Mar 01, 1999  |  0 comments

Among the things that people fear, psychologists tell us that giving a speech is number one, coming even before death or taxes or the appointment of a special prosecutor. But ask amateur photographers about their fears, and we'd bet a lot of them...

Jay Abend  |  Mar 01, 1999  |  0 comments

If you've been reading any of my articles recently, you're no doubt aware that I like lighting gear. I especially like studio flash generators, big pro flash lamp heads, heavy-duty movie set style Matthews "C" stands, giant...

Barry Tanenbaum  |  Mar 01, 1999  |  0 comments

Billy Joe Hoyle

Southeast Museum School of Photography, Daytona Beach Community College
Daytona Beach, Florida

Barry Tanenbaum  |  Mar 01, 1999  |  0 comments

A portrait is "a pictorial
representation," according to our dictionary. Right, but a bit
limited for our purposes; a snapshot is a pictorial representation,
but we ask a portrait to carry a bit morefreight.

Peter K. Burian  |  Mar 01, 1999  |  0 comments

Aside from the intricacies of exposure and light metering, photo enthusiasts generally find depth of field the most difficult concept to master. That's understandable particularly since this is a hypothetical factor based on subjective judgment.

Rosalind Smith  |  Mar 01, 1999  |  0 comments

People come and go in Raphael
Noz's photographs, unaware that the strange, little man holding
an object out in front of him is taking their picture. He encounters
his subjects crossing a street, at a bus stop, ori...

Robert E. Mayer  |  Mar 01, 1999  |  0 comments

Extremely simplified shadowless electronic flash lighting is often difficult to achieve. This type of soft, diffused light is most suitable for a wide variety of tiny subjects recorded close-up and other nearby conventional objects. Typical subjects ideal...

Joe Farace  |  Mar 01, 1999  |  0 comments

Over the years, photographers have come up with a lot of clever names for "available light." When working under less than ideal lighting condition, you'll hear some people call it "available darkness" or "unavailable...

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