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Award Winners – Summer 2011
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Award Winners – Summer 2011

The annual meeting of the Technical Image Press Association to vote for the best photographic and imaging products in 2011 was held on 9 April 2011 in Istanbul, Turkey. This year at the TIPA General Assembly 29 member magazines voted for the best product in each category.

PHOTONews Spring 2011 Challenge Winners
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PHOTONews Spring 2011 Challenge Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the quarterly PHOTONews Challenge!

Panorama! Expanding your Photographic Horizons by Luc Villenueve
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Panorama! Expanding your Photographic Horizons by Luc Villenueve

For the past five years I have been tweaking the technique, and today shooting and publishing panoramic images has become a specialty. Each assignment is a visual and intellectual challenge – but the results are always stunning.

Field Test: Tamron 70-300 F/4-5.6 VC by David Hemmings
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Field Test: Tamron 70-300 F/4-5.6 VC by David Hemmings

I have had the Tamron SP 70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di VC lens sitting on my desk for a couple of weeks waiting for a test run in the field. Problem is that it has been raining, windy, cloudy and cold for almost the last two weeks where I live.

PHOTONews Challenge Summer 2011
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PHOTONews Challenge Summer 2011

The Captain Brandi Boutilier of Thunder Bay, ON, captured this image of “The Captain” on the north shore of Lake Superior near Thunder Bay, with an Olympus E-410 and a 14-42mm f3.5 lens, shooting at 1/200 second and f/9, ISO 100.

Thinking about photographing wakeboarders?
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Thinking about photographing wakeboarders?

If you are thinking about photographing wakeboarders, you may want to check this out.

Servo Mode Now Available For Metz 58AF-1 & 48AF-1
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Servo Mode Now Available For Metz 58AF-1 & 48AF-1

Metz has just released a new firmware update for the 58AF-1 and 48AF-1 that now allows these flashes to be used in Servo mode.

PHOTONews Winter 2010 Challenge Winners
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PHOTONews Winter 2010 Challenge Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the quarterly PHOTONews Challenge!

A Beautiful Life – Samana, Dominican Republic. Canon 5D MK II, Zeiss 21mm Distagon T* F2,8 Lens, Heliopan Polarizer, Lee ND Grad Filter, Gitzo Traveler tripod.
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Nature is my Kingdom by Patrick Di Fruscia

Patrick Di Fruscia is an awardwinning, visionary, fine art nature and landscape photographer.

In Photoshop, with the blank filmstrips on the bottom layer and the image you want to combine on the top layer, simply change the Blend Mode to “Lighten”. The top layer image will only show up over areas that are dark on the bottom layer, in this case the filmstrips. It’s just that easy.
Inspiration

Inspiration – Old Is New by Daryl Benson

You old school photographers might remember having the experience of getting to frame 38 on a 36-exposure roll of film. Those who remember even further back – before auto film load and rewind – will perhaps also recall hand winding the exposed film back into its canister.