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Photographer’s Forum :: Winter 2016 issue

Conversation with David Alan Harvey • Tony Hertz: Images Felt in Black and White • Imogen Cunningham Retrospective


Imogen and Twinka, 1974, Judy Dater © JUDY DATER, 1974. THE LANE COLLECTION. COURTESY, MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON Best known for her sharp-focus modernist images from the 1920s and 30s, Imogen Cunningham, who died in 1976, worked in a myriad of styles. Admired to the point of reverence for her seven decades of output, she came to [...]

By |November 15th, 2016|

TONY HERTZ: That Which Is Felt, Not Seen

Two Aspens, California Eastern Sierras © TONY HERTZ Tony Hertz has a long history with black-andwhite imaging, beginning as a child with a box camera. “I grew up with LIFE, National Geographic and books of photographs,” he remembers. He took his first photo class at San Bernardino Valley College in 1971 and knew he was hooked. He became [...]

By |November 15th, 2016|

DAVID ALAN HARVEY: Unlimited Enthusiasm

Havana, Cuba, 1998 © DAVID ALAN HARVEY David Alan Harvey is a bundle of energy at age 72. His creativity and versatility are astounding while straddling the line between journalism and art. He seems to go in many directions at once, always focusing on new ideas and new ways to communicate. He joined Magnum as a nominee in [...]

By |November 15th, 2016|

Digital Photography

The Latest from Olympus

Olympus has announced two additions to its lineup of micro fourthirds imaging products. The M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm f/4.0 IS PRO lens boasts rugged construction and image stabilization in a lightweight package, while the 20-megapixel PEN-F resembles a rangefinder camera from yesteryear, yet is packed with innovative technology. M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm f/4.0 IS PRO A Durable, Lightweight Telephoto Lens The M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm f/4.0 IS PRO is designed for serious hobbyist and professional photographers who shoot with Olympus micro four-thirds cameras — especially the OM-D E-M1/E-M5 Mark II. It’s a prime, fixed focal length telephoto lens with a 35mm equivalent focal length of 600mm. Comparable telephoto lenses are often very heavy, but the ED 300mm f/4.0 is about a third of their weight, making handheld shooting possible. Olympus Visionary Anne Day can attest to this. “It’s the most unbelievably sharp lens I’ve used,” she comments, adding [...]

By |November 15th, 2016|

New Products

  • Canon EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR camera

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR Camera, New L-Series Lenses and EOS Accessories

Canon introduces the EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR camera. Its 30.4 megapixel 35mm Full Frame Canon CMOS sensor offers stunning image quality while the DIGIC 6+ Image Processor delivers 4K 30P video and up to seven frames per second (fps) continuous shooting. For easier video shooting, the camera also features Canon’s propriety Dual Pixel CMOS AF to help ensure sharp [...]

  • Intova’s Budget-Friendly Waterproof Action Camera

Intova’s Budget-Friendly Waterproof Action Camera

Intova has added a fun and affordable camera to its line of high quality, waterproof action cameras. The Intova DUB allows users to capture incredible footage in and out of the water at a fraction of the price of similar action cameras. It offers high definition 1080p video resolution and an 8-megapixel photo sensor. Its rugged and removable housing is [...]

  • FUJIFILM's New X-A3 Mirrorless Camera

FUJIFILM’s New X-A3 Mirrorless Camera

FUJIFILM North America Corporation has announced the new FUJIFILM X-A3, a compact mirrorless camera with a large, 180 degree tilting touch LCD, eleven film simulations and ten advanced filters, all in a retro, classic design. It features a newly-developed 24.2MP APS-C sensor that produces crisp images in a wide range of shooting conditions, and excels in naturally reproducing skin tones, [...]

  • SIGMA Announces New Cine Lenses

SIGMA Announces New Cine Lenses

The SIGMA CORPORATION enters into the cinema lens market in the end of 2016 with the release of its SIGMA CINE lenses, designed specifically for cinematography. High-Speed Zoom Line offers the constant aperture of T2 throughout the zoom range, and the optical performance is ready for high resolution shooting such as 6K - 8K. This line offers the highest image [...]