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Susan & Rick Sammon  |  Jul 01, 2000  |  0 comments

Most people know us as professional travel photographers--lugging around "tons" of 35mm cameras and accessories. We use this gear to document different cultures and customs around the world for our books and magazine articles, as well as for Rick's photo series on the...

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

LaserSoft SilverFast Ai 5 Scanning Software. In a simultaneous release, LaserSoft Imaging is now offering a Version 5 with new features added to their SilverFast Ai scanning software, as well as support for the Microtek ArtixScan 4000t and Polaroid...

Jay Abend  |  Jul 01, 2000  |  0 comments

I have always considered myself a pack and head guy. You know what I mean--big powerful studio flash generators, long cables, and fan-cooled light heads. Growing up I always thought of a pro photographer as the guy with the view camera...

Ben Clay  |  Jul 01, 2000  |  0 comments

The following step by step procedures and instructions are intended to assist you in obtaining the best possible film scans based on one basic principle: Every film image is unique. Therefore, the specific parameters of adjustment for...

Darryl C. Nicholas  |  Jul 01, 2000  |  0 comments

A density meter is a small battery-powered device that measures light. A density meter is to an enlarger what a light meter is to a camera. I can't imagine working in a darkroom without one.

Most density meters measure only...

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

Every avid outdoor photographer has discovered some key accessories which help to solve problems in the field. Whether through trial and error, from reading about photography, or with the guidance of a workshop instructor, these soon become an...

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

There is a certain excitement when you go to the corner drugstore to pick up your prints from photofinishing. By just standing and watching people doing this, you soon realize why photography is a popular hobby. For me, a more serious darkroom addiction...

Dave Howard  |  Jul 01, 2000  |  0 comments

What meets the casual eye regarding monopods is one tripod leg with a 1/4 "-20 screw at the top. However, those who are familiar with the monopod's unique benefits, and are properly versed in its technique, know that its beauty is more than...

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

Until recently, ISO 400 seemed to be the uppermost limit in terms of film speed for excellent print quality in 8x12" reproductions. However, there are many advantages to shooting with an ISO 800 film: less risk of blur from camera shake, greater...

Tom Fuller  |  Jul 01, 2000  |  0 comments

This month's project is a simple way to replace or customize the ground glass of any large format camera. Only a few inexpensive materials are needed to make the glass itself, but you will need the use of a computer and a laser or ink jet printer...

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