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May/June 2014


  • Do You Use Any Aliases?

    Is the anti-aliasing filter still necessary or even useful in modern, high-resolution digital camera systems? Several manufacturers are eliminating them from their highest-resolution models.

    Digital image sensors consist of a grid of light-sensitive photodiodes (pixels).
  • DPP Solutions: The Lingo

    Decoding the jargon of motion capture

    Many photographers who are entering the realm of motion capture have encountered an unexpected problem: the terminology.
  • Hi-Tech Studio: Be A Hybrid Shooter

    Get into the motion game with the latest equipment for creating and working with 4K video

    At twice the horizontal and vertical resolution of full HD video, 4K video files actually capture four times the image information of high definition.
  • May/June 2014

    New Tools Of The Trade

  • Misinformation: Image Tech

    Despite the economy, it’s business as usual for photographers

    It never has been easy to pursue a career in the arts, plain and simple.
  • Sensors Un-Sensored

    The heart of any digital capture system is the image sensor. Incredibly fast-paced improvements in resolution and performance have brought us to a point where the next quantum leap is on the horizon.

    Digital cameras—smartphone through pro medium-format—use one of two types of image sensors: CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) or CCD (charge-coupled device).
  • Special Lighting Guide: Lights!

    From strobes to continuous sources, we sort out the pros and cons and best uses of the different classes of professional lighting equipment

    In a still photography world, strobes were the gold standard of professional lighting gear.


  • Michael B. Shane: On The Verge

    How the Internet turned classical musician Michael B. Shane into a professional photographer for one of the hottest news sites on the Web

    Like many great photographers, Michael B. Shane entered adulthood on an entirely different career path.
  • Miller Mobley: People With Character

    Starting from homemade skateboarding and wakeboarding videos in his native Alabama, 20-something Miller Mobley, now living in New York, is making an impact with his stunning celebrity and portrait work.

    You have to be brave to be a great people photographer.


  • Smarten Up!

    The ins and outs of Smart Objects

    Smart Objects are smart layers, and they have been in Photoshop for years.


  • Inside RAW Files

    A look at how cameras capture raw image data and why maintaining copies of your RAW files is an important and easy way to protect your most critical images

    Back when the first really good DSLRs were starting to become available, the vast majority of photos still were being taken on film.


  • Visioneer's Gallery: Horse By Sea

    Phillip Graybill’s one-of-a-kind artwork is a perfect medium to immortalize Montauk’s Deep Hollow Ranch

    Phillip Graybill, a photographer who has mastered the art of translating images from his TLR seamlessly onto the digital canvas. Graybill.

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