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Barry Tanenbaum  |  Aug 01, 1999  |  0 comments

I mean, how hard can it be?
The subjects don't move. They pose patiently and endlessly. They
show up when they're supposed to and will pretty much give you
the same look today that they gave yesterday.Archit...

Monte Zucker  |  Aug 01, 1999  |  0 comments

I used a fixed-lens camera for many, many years--even after I'd become a professional photographer. Then, someone told me that I could never be a professional until I had a camera on which you could change lenses. I remember being glad that my...

Joe Farace  |  Aug 01, 1999  |  0 comments

This issue's Web Site of the Month is DigitalTruth: Photo Source, which can be found on the World Wide Web at www.digitaltruth.com. The content on this web site is real proof that digital technology can...

Peter K. Burian  |  Aug 01, 1999  |  0 comments

Tokina is not a manufacturer that seeks a lot of publicity, refusing to get involved in the old "sell the sizzle, not the steak" approach. And yet, they deserve greater recognition after producing lenses for over 40 years. Under the trademarks...

Rick Sammon  |  Aug 01, 1999  |  0 comments

I'm a zoom lens man. I use zooms in virtually all my travel work, making exceptions when I need a macro or super telephoto shot.

This was not always the case. Back in...

Joseph A. Dickerson  |  Aug 01, 1999  |  0 comments

You read a lot today about extreme sports. Extreme kayakers paddle previously unexplored rivers with class VI (considered impassable) rapids, extreme mountain bikers make 70mph descents of world class downhill ski courses, and even the relatively sedate...

Barry Tanenbaum  |  Aug 01, 1999  |  0 comments

Ryan Conn
Savannah College Of Art And Design
Savannah, Georgia

On The Record. "Documentary photography is an opportunity to revive the...

Peter K. Burian  |  Aug 01, 1999  |  0 comments

As a manufacturer of a wide range of lenses from 8-800mm, Sigma's line also includes true macro lenses for extreme close-up photography. Both of the current models will produce a full life-size rendition of the subject without accessories: the AF...

Mike Matzkin  |  Aug 01, 1999  |  0 comments

The 50mm lens may be the best focal length in 35mm photography. A good 50mm lens is going to be sharper than practically any other focal length and it's going to be free of apparent distortion. It is also generally the fastest available lens with...

Peter K. Burian  |  Aug 01, 1999  |  0 comments

Although most autofocus Nikkor lenses employ a focus motor in the camera body, Nikon was actually the first manufacturer to build a motor into the lens barrel. In 1983, they unveiled two such AF lenses--the 80mm f/2.8 and 200mm f/3.5ED, both for the F3AF.

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