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The Editors  |  Jan 01, 2002  |  0 comments

Here are 10 ways to get your creative juices flowing . . . and some great photos

1. Discover Your Own Backyard

If you put your mind to it, you can find lots of neat photo subjects right in your own backyard. (If you live in an apartment and don't have a formal backyard, don't worry—this assignment is about...

George Schaub  |  Jan 01, 2002  |  0 comments

Pentax 645NII
We start off with a new 6x4.5 format camera from Pentax, the 645NII. This second generation manifestation of the popular 645N adds mirror up functionality on the drive mode dial, a choice of EV increments in exposure compensation...

Monte Zucker  |  Jan 01, 2002  |  0 comments

Let's start with this picture of the two wedding rings resting on top of the bride's bouquet. I made it with the macro setting of my Canon 28-135mm zoom lens. I just placed the flowers down and carefully nestled the rings among them. I let the camera select its own...

Ben Clay/Web Photo School  |  Jan 01, 2002  |  0 comments

Of the many factors that go into making a great studio photograph (subject matter, lighting, props, composition, camera lenses/settings, etc.), choices of color are often overlooked by photographers. Determining what colors to...

Rick Sammon  |  Jan 01, 2002  |  0 comments

For many wildlife photographers, nothing beats an African photo safari. The sprawling plains of Kenya, Tanzania, Botswana, and South Africa seem to offer endless photo opportunities, from dawn to dusk.

George Schaub  |  Jan 01, 2002  |  0 comments

Though many people imagine that they will get to build their own web site with their images, they may have hesitated because of the perceived difficulties involved. There's the daunting aspect of working in code, figuring out how to best prepare their images and perhaps confusion about how to...

Tom Fuller  |  Jan 01, 2002  |  1 comments

Our project this month is a procedure for turning a 4x5, 5x7, or 8x10 view camera into a panoramic model that makes two or three images on a single sheet of film. Specialty cameras that produce these expansive views are available...

Maria Piscopo  |  Jan 01, 2002  |  0 comments

My popular request we will take the next few months and look at the basics of getting a photography business started (or restarted, as the case may be). This month we will discuss making the commitment to being in business and the financial and legal issues to get the business started. In...

Jay Abend  |  Jan 01, 2002  |  0 comments

Could you grow to love the yellow and black bumblebees on the "AlienBees" logotype? You better--it's plastered on everything. Each monolight has three bumblebees and two different logos. The bees are everywhere--stitched onto the...

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