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Lords of the RIng Flash Lords of the Ring Flash
September 02, 2010 - From its beginnings in the dentist's office to its days along the runway, photographers keep returning to ring lighting.More
A Handy Wildlife Gadget - Beetlecam A Handy Wildlife Photo Gadget
September 02, 2010 - Nature photographers Will and Matt Burrard-Lucas devised their own remote-controlled vehicle that could bring their camera closer to the animals they photographed.More
E-Project E-Projects: Tintypes In Motion
September 02, 2010 - Antonio Martinez brings the vintage technique of dry-plate tintype printing into the 21st century and creates stop-motion videos.More
Per Breiehagen How They Got Those Shots: Great Outdoors Winners
August 24, 2010 - The winners of PDN’s Great Outdoors contest explain the technical specifications –and challenges –behind their winning images.More
Up In The Air Tech story Up in the Air: Shooting with an RC Helicopter Vs. Shooting with The Real Thing
August 02, 2010 - Camera-mounted radio-controlled mini-copters are taking over the skies, but do they compare to shooting from a real helicopter?More
Moab Five Great Inkjet Photo Papers
July 01, 2010 - Distinctive fine-art papers can add some pizzazz to your gallery show.More
E-Project - Life of The Blind E-Project: The Life of the Blind
July 01, 2010 - Using motion and 3D effects, the multimedia adaptation of Stefano De Luigi's four-year project on visual impairment creates a new metaphor for living without sight.More
Tech Packing for World Cup What Are You Packing For the World Cup?
June 02, 2010 - We talk to photographers covering the World Cup to find out what gear they'll be using and how they've prepared to cover the world's biggest sports story.More
E-Project E-Project: The Frame Game
June 02, 2010 - Artist Gregory Scott embeds video screens into his photographic prints and gives "multimedia" a whole new meaning.More
Tech Speak Don Dixon Technically Speaking: Don Dixon's Human Car
May 02, 2010 - Dixon shows that shooting stills of a car may require the proper mix of lighting and talent.More
E-Project E-Project: Her Morning Video: A Surprise Sensation
April 02, 2010 - The story behind the making of the stop-motion video that has become a YouTube blockbuster—and now a gallery exhibition.More
E-Project -Hudson E-Project: Greg Miller's Panoramas of the Hudson
January 06, 2010 - This past April, photographer Greg Miller set out by boat on a journey down the length of the Hudson River.More
Tech Speak - Kuhlmann Technically Speaking: Brian Kuhlmann Creates a Shadow Forest in the Studio
January 06, 2010 - Assignment: Bacardi USA wanted to feature their product, Martini & Rossi Asti, for a holiday campaign.More
Klip Collective created a 360-degree, five-projector video installation for Nissan and its Infiniti M luxury sedan debut. At the launch party, video was projected onto the walls of the tent and a model of a car. E-Project: Baby, We Can Drive That Car
December 14, 2009 - Advertising and editorial photographer/cinematographer Pier Nicola D'Amico (Nic to his friends and clients) says he will never forget a call he got back in 2003 from friend and video artist Ricardo Rivera.More
The task involved lighting a spiral staircase from top to bottom, all with shoe-mount strobes triggered wirelessly using TTL-flash control. Technically Speaking: Lou Jones And The Challenge Of The Spiral Staircase
November 11, 2009 - The photographer shoots the full length of a spiral staircase—and the people on it—for a new book on creative flash photography.More
Sigma DP2 cutaway PhotoPlus Expo 2009: Small Cameras, Big Sensors, Serious Challenges
October 26, 2009 - Leica, Sigma, and Olympus discuss how they were able to put large sensors in compact cameras and lived to tell the tale.More
Nikon D3s Bill Frakes On The New Nikon D3s
October 20, 2009 - The award-winning photojournalist and Sports Illustrated staffer discusses the creation of his Nikon D3s promo film.More
Nick Veasey works with X-ray equipment to create unique images for both commissioned jobs and personal work. E-project: Nick Veasey's X-ray Vision
October 16, 2009 - The British photographer looks under—and through—the surface of everyday objects and a few extraordinary objects, too.More
A still from singer/songwriter Sara Lov's video "A Thousand Bees," shot by Webb using single-frame photographs—a total of 4,664 to be exact. E-Project: Noah Webb's Flip Book Music Video
September 28, 2009 - How the photographers turned more then 4,500 stills into a stop-motion video.More



Color Check Girl Photokina 2010 Day 3: Medium-Format's Last Stand?; Photo Odds & Ends; Live Nude Girls; Leaving Cologne
September 24, 2010 - Our final report from the biennial photokina imaging show in Germany.More
Photokina 2010 Day 2: Hasselblad Drives a Ferrari (and an Economy Model); Leaf Shoots a Gumpert; Manfrotto Looks Cool Behind the Wheel
Photokina 2010 Day 1: The Incredible Shrinking Pro Camera Market
Photokina 2010 Day 0: Leica Drives a VW; 20-Foot Chase Jarvis; Canons Along The Rhine
Kodak Introduces New Professional Portra 400 Film. (Yes, Film.)
Nikon Unveils 16.2MP D7000 DSLR, 200mm f/2 and 35mm f/1.4 Nikkor Lenses and SB-700 Speedlight
Objects - Aero Tether table Objects of Desire: Tether Table Aero Standard
September 18, 2010 - A company called Tether Tools has come up with an adjustable, lightweight table to rest your computer on.More
Objects of Desire: Apple 27-inch LED Cinema Display
Objects of Desire: Panasonic 3D Lens for LUMIX Cameras
Product Review: Hasselblad H4D-40
Objects of Desire: Camera Duck
Product Review: Manfrotto 504HD Fluid Video Head