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Joe Farace  |  Jul 01, 1999  |  0 comments

Digital imaging is the next,
logical extension of the same type of camera and darkroom techniques
that photographers have been using for 150 years. The tools used for
digital imaging may appear to be different, but they...

Steve Bedell  |  Jul 01, 1999  |  0 comments

If was on a plane about two
years ago and noticed an article in a photo publication about photographers
successfully utilizing their web sites, and David Mendelsohn was one
of the three profiled photographers. Imaginemy...

Jay Abend  |  Jul 01, 1999  |  0 comments

If you have been reading Shutterbug for some time, you're no doubt aware of the constant drumbeat of the digital photography industry. The products used to fall into two categories--expensive cameras that take frightfully bad pictures, or frightfully...

Rosalind Smith  |  Jun 01, 1999  |  0 comments

Marnie Crawford Samuelson
recalls one of her earliest influences, the photographer Sam Abell,
telling about a body of work he did on canoeing. His bosses were not
enthusiastic about the project initially but Abell hadst...

David B. Brooks  |  Jun 01, 1999  |  0 comments

I'm a sensitive person, at least visually, and it used to bother me to no end to go into someone's home with the TV on and see the faces in the screen green. That situation has been improved with auto-adjust features, but even today if you go...

Robert E. Mayer  |  Jun 01, 1999  |  0 comments

The large, fast telephoto lenses that are so popular these days for sports and action photography are long and heavy, making them unwieldy and impractical for handheld use, so they require steady tripod support to produce sharply-detailed pictures. While...

Darryl C. Nicholas  |  Jun 01, 1999  |  0 comments

So, let's see--you shoot with a 35mm camera and occasionally want the lab to make an 8x10 print for you. That's nice. Except whenever the lab does that, they always cut off the edge of the picture. Or, they make a 7x10" print and you...

Robert E. Mayer  |  Jun 01, 1999  |  0 comments

Heavy and sturdy enough for practically any size camera including large format 4x5, the new JTL ET-4 No. 6014 tripod should satisfy the support needs of most any photographer today. Leg length can be quickly adjusted by first loosening then tightening a...

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

Although we tend to take them for granted, batteries are an integral part of photography. Virtually every camera developed in the last 10 years becomes merely a paperweight without voltage to keep its mechanisms ticking. Unlike the previous generation which required power for little more than...

Barry Tanenbaum  |  Jun 01, 1999  |  0 comments

As the songs says, it don't
come easy. Solar eclipse photography is not something to be taken lightly
or accomplished without preparation and protection. First, it can be
very dangerous: without the rightshielding...

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