Tripods & Supports

A tripod is the most dependable way to gain absolute sharpness in any situation and at any shutter speed

Technologies like image stabilization and high-sensitivity sensors have made it easier to shoot handheld, but they have also made it easy to forget that a tripod is the most dependable way to gain absolute sharpness in any situation and at any shutter speed. Tripods keep the excess noise produced by these high ISO levels minimal at the same time that... Read more

Fine-Art Printers

Today’s world is filled with digital devices that will easily display and share your photos.

Today’s world is filled with digital devices that will easily display and share your photos. People will love seeing your pictures on that iPad, iPhone, laptop or even your HD television set. Modern digital technology certainly is remarkable. Still, there’s nothing like a good print. There’s something that really connects with people... Read more

Lenses

Although it may be more fun to shop for a new camera, a new lens probably will do more to spark creativity and open new possibilities.

Although it may be more fun to shop for a new camera, a new lens probably will do more to spark creativity and open new possibilities. So how do you select the perfect new lens for your photography and camera system? There’s a lot to consider when weighing a lens purchase, not the least of which are those technical specifications. Even more, though,... Read more

September/October 2011

IPAD COLOR TOOL Calibrate your iPad using the SpyderGallery app from Datacolor. Setup is fairly straightforward. Just download the app, use the Spyder3 colorimeter to measure output and a custom color profile is created for your iPad. The app has a built-in gallery viewer designed to showcase fully color-corrected images. Looking at photos through the Read more…

IPAD COLOR TOOL Calibrate your iPad using the SpyderGallery app from Datacolor. Setup is fairly straightforward. Just download the app, use the Spyder3 colorimeter to measure output and a custom color profile is created for your iPad. The app has a built-in gallery viewer designed to showcase fully color-corrected images. Looking at photos through... Read more

Step Into Studio Lighting

If you’re ready to step up from handheld flashes to more powerful and accessory-ready, studio-style strobes, consider monolights.

If you’re ready to step up from handheld flashes to more powerful and accessory-ready, studio-style strobes, consider monolights. They offer an affordable, powerful and easy-to-use lighting solution. Unlike pack systems, monolights don’t tether to a central power pack. Instead, they plug directly into an AC outlet and include all of the... Read more

July/August 2011

PHOTOSHOP APPS Work with Photoshop in a more mobile way using a few new apps that Adobe has developed for the iPad. Adobe Color Lava, Adobe Eazel and Adobe Nav allow you to create custom color swatches, and paint and control Photoshop tools from the iPad, respectively. With Color Lava and Eazel, the iPad’s touch-screen Read more…

PHOTOSHOP APPS Work with Photoshop in a more mobile way using a few new apps that Adobe has developed for the iPad. Adobe Color Lava, Adobe Eazel and Adobe Nav allow you to create custom color swatches, and paint and control Photoshop tools from the iPad, respectively. With Color Lava and Eazel, the iPad’s touch-screen capabilities are put... Read more

Tablets The Ultimate Travel Companion

Tablet computers have taken the world by storm, and with good reason.

Tablet computers have taken the world by storm, and with good reason. With one small handheld device, you have the basic features of a computer, but in a far more portable package than even a laptop can provide, also featuring a futuristic design, exceedingly easy-to-use interfaces, fast startup and wireless capabilities on par with cell phones. With... Read more

May/June 2011

High-End Printer Make sure your images look as good on paper as they do in-camera by using the Epson Stylus Photo R3000 to print them out. The printer uses the same UltraChrome K3 with Vivid Magenta ink system found in the R2880 and R3880. Unlike those printers, the R3000 automatically switches between Photo and Matte Read more…

High-End Printer Make sure your images look as good on paper as they do in-camera by using the Epson Stylus Photo R3000 to print them out. The printer uses the same UltraChrome K3 with Vivid Magenta ink system found in the R2880 and R3880. Unlike those printers, the R3000 automatically switches between Photo and Matte black inks to produce deep... Read more

Sound Advice For Video

Audio can make or break a video, and it’s especially important for photographers who are using the more limited sound capabilities of a video-capable DSLR to understand audio and to know how to capture great sound.

Audio can make or break a video, and it’s especially important for photographers who are using the more limited sound capabilities of a video-capable DSLR to understand audio and to know how to capture great sound. A dedicated audio interface with an XLR input is what video pros use to record top-level audio directly to video on a camcorder. DSLRs... Read more

March/April 2011

SHARP SHOOTER Preview bright, clear pictures with accurate color on the Sony DSC-TX100V, which sports a 3.5-inch OLED screen with 1,229,760-dot resolution. OLED screens produce images with better contrast than LCDs, so blacks look much richer. The camera records 1920×1080 HD video at 60 progressive frames per second. In 3D Sweep Panorama mode, move the Read more…

SHARP SHOOTER Preview bright, clear pictures with accurate color on the Sony DSC-TX100V, which sports a 3.5-inch OLED screen with 1,229,760-dot resolution. OLED screens produce images with better contrast than LCDs, so blacks look much richer. The camera records 1920×1080 HD video at 60 progressive frames per second. In 3D Sweep Panorama mode,... Read more

January/February 2011

IN PRINT Give your images the finish they deserve by printing them on the Epson Stylus Pro 4900. The 17-inch printer produces a wide range of colors at fast speeds, and many of the technologies found in the more advanced, large-format Epson Stylus Pro 7900 and 9900 are incorporated into this printer. A one-inch-wide, 360-nozzle-per-channel Read more…

IN PRINT Give your images the finish they deserve by printing them on the Epson Stylus Pro 4900. The 17-inch printer produces a wide range of colors at fast speeds, and many of the technologies found in the more advanced, large-format Epson Stylus Pro 7900 and 9900 are incorporated into this printer. A one-inch-wide, 360-nozzle-per-channel MicroPiezo... Read more

Photo Printers

This is an exciting time for photographers who like to make their own prints.

This is an exciting time for photographers who like to make their own prints. You can create small prints, big prints and prints capable of lasting longer than any standard color print made a decade ago, even with the most basic of inkjet printers. There are differences among printers, however, particularly when you compare typical multipurpose printers... Read more
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