Jay McCabe  |  Mar 01, 2003  |  0 comments

Student Union

Southeast High School
Greensboro, North Carolina

George Schaub  |  Mar 01, 2003  |  0 comments

Sigma SD9

The long-awaited Sigma SD9 Digital SLR arrived in our offices and although we had a brief hands-on shoot with it during photokina last September this was our first opportunity to put it through its paces. First off, the...

Lynne Eodice  |  Mar 01, 2003  |  1 comments

Seattle--as seen through the eyes of 35 children from local Boys & Girls Clubs--was interpreted on film and culminated in a gallery event at the Seattle Art Museum on November 19, 2002. Corbis--a leading provider of digital images based in Bellevue, Washington--made the whole project happen. This organization partnered with five Seattle-area Boys &...

George Schaub  |  Mar 01, 2003  |  0 comments

This month we're
beginning a new department here in "Shutterbug" we call Point
of View. Photography is a wide-ranging field that engenders passion in
its practitioners, and like all great forms of expression creates opinions...

Lynne Eodice  |  Mar 01, 2003  |  0 comments

All Images by Greg Vander Houwen


Greg Vander Houwen describes himself as "an artist by nature; illustrator by trade"--one who often incorporates photography into his digital art. As he puts it, "My primary business is commercial illustration and user interface design." Vander Houwen believes that photography is a limited term these days, and...

Joe Farace  |  Mar 01, 2003  |  0 comments

Photoshop Power Tools

You can build a house with hand tools but it'll go much faster if you use more power. I believe in using power tools for digital imaging, and, for me, the digital equivalent is Photoshop plug-ins. You...

Rosalind Smith  |  Mar 01, 2003  |  0 comments

This park had a story that wanted to be told," says Vincent Versace, Los Angeles celeb photographer best known for his images of "the beautiful people" of Hollywood.

When the trustees of Presidio National...

Monte Zucker  |  Mar 01, 2003  |  0 comments

Master Class

Creating Backgrounds From Within The Original Pictures

This simple photograph was sort of fun to create. First of all, I had professional models and all the time in the world to make the image. It was made during a shoot to create an ad for the...

Ben Clay/Web Photo School  |  Mar 01, 2003  |  0 comments

Lesson Of The Month

Have you ever come across a portrait or architectural shot that looks as though the lighting was completely natural, only to find out later that it was artificially lit? It's a sign of a good photographer...

Steve Bedell  |  Mar 01, 2003  |  0 comments

Infinite Backgrounds

About 15 years ago I bought a front projection system for my studio. The way it works is something like this: You pop a slide into the projector and it shows up on the background screen. Put your subject in...