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Canon EOS 20D. book by Rob Sheppard

Canon EOS 20D. book by Rob Sheppard William Kramer Canon EOS 20D Rob Sheppard Magic Lantern Guides A Lark Photography Book ISBN # 1-57990-692-3 176 pages (5″ x 71/2″), illus. $19.95 soft cover The Canon EOS 20D book is one in a series of books providing supplemental instruction of the features and operation of both […]

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The exciting world of rear-projection photography

The exciting world of rear-projection photography – photograph altering technique Fred Lewis Have you ever dreamed that your slides would look like an oil painting? Are your slides scoring low this season because the judge says your slides lack impact and imagination? Are you bored with long winter days and nights? Rear-projection photography might be […]

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Portrait Photography: Secrets of Posing & Lighting

Portrait Photography: Secrets of Posing & Lighting James Baker Portrait Photography: Secrets of Posing & Lighting By Mark Cleghorn New York: Lark Books, Sterling, [c] 2004 128 pages, color, illus, $29.95 (Canada $44.95) ISBN # 1 57990-548-X With easy-to-follow instructions and detailed photo sequences showing how to arrange lights and lighting accessories, this carefully structured […]

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To trail or not to trail? – politics of photographic salons

To trail or not to trail? – politics of photographic salons – Editorial Richard Harper The pattern of what is acceptable at international salons supported by PSA and FIAP has to be subject to continual change, not only because people tire of seeing the same old images, but also because new ideas and new techniques […]

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Who’s who in photography 2007

Who’s who in photography 2007 Diane Racey The following is PSA’s annual record of exhibitors who have attained an honored level of achievement, specified by each division, in PSA-recognized exhibitions during the past year. The PSA Journal Editorial awards are also included. Every effort has been made to keep these lists accurate. Unreported errors in […]

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A digital novice

A digital novice – Brief Article Don Unwin I started taking pictures seriously about four years ago when I joined the Photographic Guild Camera Club in Southfield, Michigan. I only shot slide film for the first several years and competed in the club’s color slide and nature slide competitions. I never expected to print my […]

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The Art of Photo Manipulation, 2nd Edition

Photoshop for Right-Brainers: The Art of Photo Manipulation, 2nd Edition Stanley B. Ashbrook Photoshop for Right-Brainers: The Art of Photo Manipulation, 2nd Edition Al Ward Published by Wiley an Imprint of Sybex Soft cover, 8 X 10, 334 pages, $39.99, Canada, $51.99 ISBN 0-7821-4430-6 ** and *** Photoshop for Right-Brainers 2nd Edition is an updated […]

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Portrait study groups – portfolios

Portrait study groups – portfolios – Pictorial Print LaVonna Hitz Portrait Study Groups are saying thank you to James Turnbull, Hon. PSA, FPSA, for serving as Commentator. Jim has found it necessary to resign from this position and the Director, Sally Grugan, APSA, is searching for a replacement. If you have knowledge of portraiture and […]

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Making Christmas photo greetings

Making Christmas photo greetings Keith I.P. Adamson Christmas is coming. There are the cakes, puddings and turkeys to cook, presents to buy and Christmas cards to send. Here, the photographer is in a privileged position. He or she does not have to make do with a mass-produced greeting but can send a unique and personal […]

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Best viewing distance for photographers

Best viewing distance for photographers – determining at what distance a photograph should be viewed Ira Current Best Viewing Distance for Photographers At what distance should a photograph be seen for best viewing? When you look at a wide-angle shot of your modest living room does it appear to be a ballroom? How far and […]