Roger W. Hicks  |  Jan 01, 2004  |  1 comments

"You don't actually use that thing, do you?" This was a question one reader asked me when he saw a picture of my Kowa/SIX in one of my books or magazine articles (I forget which, now). And the answer is that yes, I do, and increasingly often at that.

David B. Brooks  |  Jan 01, 2004  |  0 comments

When I read this press release headline, "Canon launches world's first film scanning capable, bus-powered 2400x4800dpi CIS scanner," I was intrigued. Then learning that the CanoScan LiDE 80 also features 48-bit color depth, only requires...

Jay Abend  |  Jan 01, 2004  |  0 comments

As digital cameras continue to add more and more resolution at lower and lower prices, professional photographers are confronted with some daunting choices. Only a few years ago a working pro needed to pony up tens of thousands of dollars to get something...

Maria Piscopo  |  Jan 01, 2004  |  0 comments

Looking for new and different
ways to bring in more business, photographers often ask me about working
with a rep. As an art/photo rep for almost 25 years, I can appreciate
the balance the relationship can bring to abus...

George Schaub  |  Dec 01, 2003  |  0 comments

Editor's Notes

It's in those tiny, particular pieces of information that come across my desk that I sense the changes going on in photography. True, I can't help but be moved by the major trends such as the wholesale migration of many friends and associates to the digital side.

Joe Farace  |  Dec 01, 2003  |  0 comments

"The grand show is eternal. It is always sunrise somewhere..."--John Muir

This month's department is organized a little differently. There are big presents in the...

C.A. Boylan  |  Dec 01, 2003  |  0 comments

I must say that this past year produced a truly wonderful assortment of titles and since it's holiday time, I present a collection of a few of the finest photography books of 2003 as my gift to you. I hope you find them to be as inspiring and creatively enlightening as I did.


Shutterbug Staff  |  Dec 01, 2003  |  0 comments

The Photographer's Travel Guide

I have had the good fortune to travel to Ireland on several occasions. I spied this Volkswagen hiding behind a tombstone almost by accident. It was a chilly (cold, actually) November day and I had spent several pleasant hours...

Robert E. Mayer  |  Dec 01, 2003  |  0 comments

Here is a quick tip list
on letters for the HELP! desk:

Please confine yourself to only one question per letter. Both postal letters
and e-mails are fine, although we prefer e-mail as the most efficient
form of communication. Send youre-mai...

David B. Brooks  |  Dec 01, 2003  |  0 comments

This department will attempt
to provide solutions to problems readers may have getting into and using
digital cameras, scanning, and using digital photographic images with
a computer and different kinds of software. All questions sent to me will...