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

Making prints from color negatives in a home darkroom is not nearly as difficult as most folks seem to think it is. You just need to have a little understanding of the equipment and materials you are using. After that, everything else sort of falls into...

Joe Farace  |  Sep 01, 2002  |  0 comments

"Nature and books belong to the eyes that see them."--Ralph Waldo Emerson

All kinds of photographers, from amateurs to aspiring pros to professionals, are using e-books to share their...

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

Scanner software driver pre-scan tools have come a long way in the last few years, but scanning black and white silver-based film negatives has remained a neglected stepchild. This is not to say some scanners don't work OK with some black and white negative films. But if you want optimum quality with all...

Maria Piscopo  |  Sep 01, 2002  |  0 comments

In the competitive business
of consumer photography, selling your personal style has always been the
way to improve sales and go to a higher level of pricing and clientele
for weddings and portraits. I get asked about this topic of "personal

Lynne Eodice  |  Aug 01, 2002  |  0 comments




Don't put your camera away just because the sun has gone down—some of the most intriguing photo opportunities await you after dark. From neon signs reflected on wet streets to car lights forming streaks on busy highways, nighttime offers a special blend of color and excitement. Photos taken by...

The Editors  |  Aug 01, 2002  |  0 comments





Electronic Flash : More than just spare light

What is an electronic flash unit? For one thing, it's spare light, conveniently packaged in a "little black box"—a compact, portable light source that enables you to take photos of many subjects when there isn't enough light to do so...

The Editors  |  Aug 01, 2002  |  1 comments

Here are some fun (and/or useful) things to do with your images and image-editing software

Digital imaging makes it easier to produce effects that are difficult to do by traditional photographic means, and makes it possible to do things that can't be done otherwise. And you don't have to use a digital camera to do digital imaging—you can have your slides, negatives and prints...

Rick Sammon  |  Aug 01, 2002  |  0 comments

I'll never use a zoom lens." That's what some of my professional photographer friends said when I first got into photography back in the mid-70s. Back then, zoom lenses did not compare in sharpness to fixed focal length lenses. What's more, the zoom...

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

Nikon's brief reintroduction of the rangefinder S3 in a "millennium commemorative" edition prompted the issue of three Voigtlander lenses in Nikon fit: the 21mm f/4, 25mm f/4, and 35mm f/2.5.

Barry Tanenbaum  |  Aug 01, 2002  |  First Published: Aug 01, 2001  |  0 comments

"I'm a strong believer in keeping this as simple as it can be," Gary San Pietro says of the process by which he makes his photographs. "I tell people when they put the camera up to their eye, the key thing is to be clear on what it is that is causing...