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Joe Farace Posted: Jun 01, 2004 0 comments

It may surprise some readers to discover that the CCD was invented at Bell Labs in 1969, a fine year for wine, songs, and cars--think of the awesome Plymouth Road Runner. CMOS is a little older, having been developed in 1948. While curmudgeonly writers and editors patiently wait for this...

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Joe Farace Posted: Jun 01, 2004 0 comments

Tired of wimpy 13x19" prints? Find that 16x20" output is nice but just doesn't have the impact of say, 18x24"? HP's Designjet 130 printer produces larger sizes (up to 24") without unloading the standard tray, and the rear path accommodates thick media, too.

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Joe Farace Posted: Jun 01, 2004 0 comments

"Things are only impossible until they're not."--Jean-Luc Picard

People often ask me to name the best photographic site on the World Wide Web. Right now, my answer would...

Joe Farace Posted: May 01, 2004 0 comments

Early digital cameras looked
anything like cameras. Can anyone forget Apple's QuickTake, a.k.a.
the AMC Pacer of digicams? With increasing competition from cell phone
cameras, savvy manufacturers haves...

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Joe Farace Posted: May 01, 2004 0 comments

"Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance?"--Edgar Bergen

Last year, Take Your Camera To Work Day was celebrated with a website (http://www.takeyourcameratoworkday.com"...

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Joe Farace Posted: May 01, 2004 0 comments

Lucy Van Pelt: "If you have Aviophobia, you're afraid of flying." Charlie Brown: "That's it!"

The following is a true story. Some names have been changed to protect...

Joe Farace Posted: May 01, 2004 0 comments

One of the few problems with digital image capture is you tend to shoot more photographs than you otherwise might if you had to pay for all that film and processing. Oh sure, I know that nobody's giving away CompactFlash or SD/MMC cards, but as the cost per MB for media continues to drop, we tend to...

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Joe Farace Posted: Apr 01, 2004 0 comments

For The Love Of It
When I first visited Stanley Chan's website (www.stanc.net) I smiled and so will you. The true definition of "amateur" is one who does something for the love of...

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Joe Farace Posted: Apr 01, 2004 0 comments

Robin: "I want a car; chicks dig the car." Batman: "This is why Superman works alone."--from the film Batman & Robin

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Joe Farace Posted: Mar 01, 2004 0 comments

"I Don't Like Spiders or Snakes..."
--Jim Stafford

First there were viruses, then spam, now web surfers have to combat parasites that can hijack their Internet...

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