Joseph A. Dickerson  |  Apr 01, 2001  |  0 comments

I've always loved the sea, and having grown up around, on, and in the ocean, I guess a fascination with lighthouses was inevitable. If I'm near the coast on a shooting trip and there is a lighthouse nearby I'll try to...

Rick Sammon  |  Apr 01, 2001  |  1 comments

There has never been a more exciting time to take underwater pictures. That's because underwater cameras and camera systems have never been easier to use. Plus, new supersaturated films provide the most colorful photos ever! What's...

Gary Bernstein  |  Apr 01, 2001  |  1 comments

I feel most at home in the
studio. Everything I need is right there. Right where it should be--and
right when I need it. If it's raining outside, and I want it sunny
in my studio, it's sunny. And if it's sunny outside and I

Jay McCabe  |  Apr 01, 2001  |  0 comments


Buena Vista University
Storm Lake, Iowa

Rick Sammon  |  Apr 01, 2001  |  0 comments

The photo montage--a
picture or several pictures within a picture--has been around for decades.
In the 1930s, for example, famed Harlem photographer James Van Der Zee
created montages in camera and in the darkroom. His mostfamous...

Jack Hollingsworth  |  Apr 01, 2001  |  1 comments

I've spoken to photographers who believe that "color for color's sake" is a crutch, a cheap shot, because a photograph based on color is not doing what a photograph should do. It doesn't tell you anything, doesn't reveal...

Ben Clay/Web Photo School  |  Apr 01, 2001  |  0 comments

In the world of fashion and high-end portrait photography, lighting is the key to professional-looking images. Having the ability to control the light that falls on your subject allows you many different ways of expressing an idea...

David B. Brooks  |  Apr 01, 2001  |  0 comments

Early last fall those of us who attended the Seybold Conference in San Francisco were surprised by Kodak's new futuristic looking 35mm film scanner for the consumer market. Kodak has been making scanners for photo labs and service bureaus...

Joe Farace  |  Apr 01, 2001  |  0 comments

The David Walsh Experience
David Walsh is a Washington DC native who is involved in both photographic and writing projects. What you will see when visiting is one of the more...

Darryl C. Nicholas  |  Apr 01, 2001  |  0 comments

I suppose a typical reaction to understanding H&D curves would be, "Who cares?" And, unless you're interested in learning how your film will perform under various circumstances, it might not be of any interest to you. But, I've...