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PHOTONews Autumn 2011 Challenge Winners
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PHOTONews Autumn 2011 Challenge Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the quarterly PHOTONews Challenge! Our PHOTONews Autumn Challenge, “A Matter of Time”, inspired readers to explore the subtle nuances of shutter speeds. We asked participants to shoot at speeds slower than 1/10 second, or faster than 1/1000 second. In the overall perspective, the slow shutter […]

Continuous Lighting For Stills & Video
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Continuous Lighting For Stills & Video

The Lesson: Welcome to the digital age where even modest digital cameras can produce high quality images. Now anyone can take beautiful photographs and videos under any lighting conditions, right? Well, not exactly. Yes, modern cameras (and even some cell phones) can capture good quality images, but it takes beautiful […]

Announcing the 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC
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Announcing the 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC

Announcing the 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC (Model B011), Tamron’s first high-power zoom for Sony’s NEX-series mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras. Tamron Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Morio Ono; Headquarters: Saitama City), a leading manufacturer of optical equipment, announced the introduction of an exciting new lens, the 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di-III VC (Model […]

Awagami – There is a reason to print.
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Awagami – There is a reason to print.

For today’s photographers, printing images on paper may not be the first thing on their mind when capturing images. In the history of arts and photography, the paper has played a significant role, and it made possible to preserve great artworks for hundreds of years. Today, in the digital age, […]

PHOTONews Challenge Winter 2011/2012
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PHOTONews Challenge Winter 2011/2012

Jason Drury captured this winter sunrise on the Alaska Highway in Northern British Columbia, just south of Watson Lake, Yukon, using a Pentax K-x with a 10-20 mm F3.5 lens, shooting at 1/25 second and f/13 at ISO 400.

Recreating 1920's Lighting By Mark Rockwood
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Recreating 1920's Lighting By Mark Rockwood

The Lesson: For thirty years, Mark Rockwood has worked as a highly sought-after commercial photographer for local and national accounts that include L.L. Bean and Brookstone. But his fine art photography is a decades-long pilgrimage that explores not only the natural world and man’s relationship to it, but the urban […]

Shooting in Ambient Light
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Shooting in Ambient Light

With the holiday season just around the corner, it is an ideal time to take a look at a few techniques to create better family photos with a minimal investment in time and equipment. An ambient light image shot at high ISO setting, slow shutter speed, to allow the use […]

Panning Photography by Kevin Pepper
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Panning Photography by Kevin Pepper

The skill of panning photography is going to take every ounce of patience you have. While the concept is simple, the execution can go wrong more times than it is successful.

Edgy Fashion Portraits By Miss Aniela
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Edgy Fashion Portraits By Miss Aniela

The Lesson: In this lesson, fine-art photographer Miss Aniela demonstrates how to create compelling fashion portraits using flash on location. This shoot took place in an abandoned building in Kent, England, with a model, hair stylist and assistant, and was shot with a Photoflex® TritonFlash™ Kit. The portraits were done primarily […]

Changing Your Settings… "Ambient Light"
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Changing Your Settings… "Ambient Light"

As a followup to the Ambient Light Article in the Winter 2011 issue of PHOTONews Magazine, we offer some help with changing the settings on your camera to maximize your shooting. Are you confused by some of the technical terms used in the Ambient Light article in the magazine? What […]