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

In the last year I've had more e-mail inquiries about what scanner to buy if a photographer has medium and large format film to scan than any other single topic. Until now I've not had a good answer for anyone requiring professional...

Robert E. Mayer  |  Jan 01, 2001  |  0 comments

A long 10x zoom range is typically found on better movie cameras and camcorders--but rarely is offered for still photography. Available now from Sigma, the new Sigma 50-500mm f/4-6.3 APO produces the kind of crisply detailed images you...

Peter K. Burian  |  Jan 01, 2001  |  0 comments

Just when we thought that cameras had reached the maximum level of technological achievement, Minolta engineers raised the bar significantly. Their new Maxxum 7 took a giant step beyond our expectations with some truly innovative technology. Resembling a...

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

Sooner or later you will
want to make a copy of a color print. If you have the negative, it's
an easy task. If you own a digital imaging darkroom (computer, scanner,
and printer) it is still an easy task. However, if you have to do it the...

Robert E. Mayer  |  Jan 01, 2001  |  0 comments

There seems to be a proliferation of belt clip systems for carrying small film or digital cameras, camcorders, cell phones, and similar items that are needed nearby when you are busy doing something else. One of the latest to come to our...

Tom Fuller  |  Jan 01, 2001  |  0 comments

This month's project is a variable-length extension tube for close-up photography. It provides several inches of magnification adjustment without the need of an expensive and cumbersome macro bellows unit, and allows virtually any lens to be...

Joe Farace  |  Jan 01, 2001  |  0 comments

"It has taken me many years as an active image-maker to fully embrace the idea that the entire photographic process is an act of metamorphosis." --Jerry Uelsmann

If you shoot a...

Joe Farace  |  Jan 01, 2001  |  0 comments

While Kodak's Photo CD process was originally announced in 1990, it wasn't until the summer of 1992 that a photo lab in my area offered the service. The original concept behind Photo CD was at once simple and complex. The...

Dave Howard  |  Jan 01, 2001  |  0 comments

The concept of carrying a small camera with you at all times certainly isn't new. Street photographers from the first half of the last century, whose main work was most often done with a cumbersome tripod and large format camera...

Maria Piscopo  |  Jan 01, 2001  |  0 comments

Sales calls are not dead
but they are different. It seems that non-personal marketing appears to
have taken over personal sales calls in today's self-promotion mix.
Everyday you read about the extensive use of photographers' web
sit...

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