October 2013 Table Of Contents

On The Cover
In this issue we share the work of a number of photographers with a unique point of view on the world, as well as the exciting and challenging work of “pro bono” photographers. We also have some lighting tests, a report on an exciting new medium format scanner, and Image Tech reports on unique cameras from Canon and Nikon.


36 Digital Innovations
Capturing Digital Images One Day At A Time
by Joe Farace

42 Roundup
Covering The Photo Beat
by C.A. Boylan

46 Thanks For The Memory
USB 3.0, CFast 2.0 & Up In The Cloud
by Jack Neubart

54 Digital Help
Q&A For Digital Photography
by David B. Brooks

56 Classic Cameras
Topcon RE Super
by John Wade

74 Plustek OpticFilm 120 & SilverFast Ai Studio 8
A 35mm And Medium Format Scanner
by George Schaub

94 X-Rite ColorMunki Smile
An Affordable Calibration Option
by Jon Canfield

Image Tech

64 Canon M
Lab Test Results & Comments
Edited by George Schaub

70 Nikon 1 J3
Lab Test Results & Comments
Edited by George Schaub


100 F&V K4000 LED Studio Panel
Quality Light At An Economical Price
by Steve Bedell

106 Photoflex TritonFlash
A Battery-Powered Strobe Kit
by Joe Farace


26 Pro’s Choice
Michael Becker’s Celebrity Portraits
by Jack Neubart

154 Group Posing Tips
Families And Friends In One Frame
by Steve Bedell

164 Business Trends
Pro Bono Photography
by Maria Piscopo


14 Picture This!
Monthly Photo Assignment
by The Editors

24 Turning Point
Breaking The Pattern
by Barry Tanenbaum

118 USPS Photography Stamp Release
Portrays “Made In America: Building A Nation”
by Lorin Robinson

124 Robert A. Freson: A Life In Photography
From Celebrities To Cuisine
by Russell R. Caron

130 The Photography Of Gerald Hill
Craft & Vision Combined
by Lou Jacobs Jr.

134 Farther On
A Student’s Story
by Jay McCabe

138 Connections
Collage And The Family Album
by Susan K. Johnston


10 Editor’s Notes