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Lynne Eodice  |  Mar 01, 2005  |  0 comments

Color often establishes the mood of a photograph, whether it's bold or subdued. Green is cool and refreshing, while red on the other hand, is fiery and passionate.

 

If you want to emphasize a particular color in a picture, keep in mind that some of the most pleasing color photos are ones in which one color or a group of closely related hues...

The Editors  |  Mar 01, 2005  |  0 comments

You should always shoot with your eyes wide open (at least, the one looking through the viewfinder). But often it pays to shoot with your lens wide open, too.

Wide apertures let in more light, so you can use a faster shutter speed in any given light level. This is handy for anything from low-light photography to action shooting.

 

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The Editors  |  Mar 01, 2005  |  3 comments

Beware the dark side, that famous sci-fi-movie "master" more than once cautioned his young protege re "The Force." But the dark side--a.k.a. shadows--is well worth the photographer's attention. While the eye is drawn to bright areas in a photograph, the interplay between bright and dark--between highlight and shadow--can make for a...

Joe Farace  |  Mar 01, 2005  |  0 comments

"A dream is where a boy can swim in the deepest oceans and fly over the highest clouds."--J.K. Rowling

This month's department helps you soar with the eagles, land with the owls, and introduces you to some down-to-earth photographers who look at the world in completely new ways. In accomplishing these goals, this month's photographers will...

Roger W. Hicks  |  Mar 01, 2005  |  0 comments

Photos © 2004, Roger W. Hicks, All Rights Reserved

Nikon (www.nikonusa.com) deserves near-unbounded praise for the D70. Not only is it an excellent camera, it also integrates extremely well into an existing Nikon system. This means you can put all kinds of wonderful things on the front. I have absolutely no...

Shutterbug Staff  |  Mar 01, 2005  |  0 comments

While we were staying at a beach house in Kapoho, Hawaii, the tide came in and unexpectedly came all the way across the street and under the house. The landscape was totally transformed and we suddenly had fish swimming in the driveway. This picture of a palm tree reflected in the lawn was taken from the porch. While our kids played in the yard, we sat on the porch and...

George Schaub  |  Mar 01, 2005  |  0 comments

All Photos © 2004, George Schaub, All Rights Reserved

Further Information
Fuji FinePix F810
www.fujifilm.com

There's something about a wide angle view that attracts the eye. Wide screen TVs, the continued popularity of panorama images (and their attempted resuscitation every few years...

Jay McCabe  |  Mar 01, 2005  |  0 comments

Photos © 2004, Hillary Berg, All Rights Reserved

Hillary Berg
Valley High School
West Des Moines, Iowa

Inspired

"There is no doubt that photography will be the basis of my future career," Hillary wrote to us. "Whatever job I pursue will be built around it."

A junior at Valley, she...

Jay McCabe  |  Mar 01, 2005  |  0 comments

Photos © 2004, Sandro, All Rights Reserved

"A lot of people, that camera is in front of them and there's a fear, an anxiety that rises inside them. You need them to look past the camera and connect with you."

"You've got to have a game plan," Sandro says, and there's no pun intended. He's talking about photographing...

Steve Bedell  |  Mar 01, 2005  |  0 comments

All Photos © 2004, Steve Bedell, All Rights Reserved

As a professional, I'm asked all the time, What's the best camera? Of course, we all know that there is no "best camera" out there, at least not yet, but there is one out there that's best for you. After reading the info below, you'll be perfectly capable of making that decision.
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