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Photographer’s Forum :: Fall 2016 issue

Fujifilm X-T2: Passport to Adventure • Craig Cutler • Barbara Parmet • John Isaac

FUJIFILM X-T2: Passport to Adventure

When you love something so much that you’re willing to put your life at risk, go without sleep for days, and experience family holidays by yourself in pursuit of it, you know you’ve found your passion. For me, that passion is photography. From the first time I picked up a camera, I was fascinated by its ability to immortalize my [...]

By |September 1st, 2016|

CRAIG CUTLER: At the Intersection of Print And Motion

Peg Project – Structure 003. 8x10 view camera, Portra 160 Color © Craig Cutler Conceptual still lifes — a lollipop, shoe, bisected pomegranate, thistle — may come to mind when you think of Craig Cutler’s stunning photography. Or maybe an unusual point of view in location shots at museums, parks or the Eiffel Tower. His range is impressive, [...]

By |September 1st, 2016|

BARBARA PARMET: The Stories We Tell Ourselves

“Leaf Man” from Other Realms © Barbara Parmet Photographer Barbara Parmet’s work has been shown in solo exhibitions in the United States and internationally at the Fotografia Alterna in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico and at the Galerie Panique in Paris, France. Her photographs are in the permanent collections of the Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art and the Santa Barbara [...]

By |September 1st, 2016|

JOHN ISAAC: Reinventing Himself

Iceland, 2006 © John Isaac As a young man in 1968, John Isaac moved to New York from his native India to pursue the dream of becoming a folksinger. One thing led to another, and he began working for the United Nations — first as a messenger, then as a darkroom technician and finally as a highly accomplished [...]

By |September 1st, 2016|

Digital Photography

TAMRON’S Latest Prime Lenses

Engagement: Aaron and Jen. 2016. Shot with Tamron SP 85mm © Jonathan Thorpe Tamron’s SP Series of fixed focal length lenses has been expanding since 2015, with two more models recently added. The SP 35mm f/1.8 Di VC USD lens is ideal for landscape photographers and those who do a lot of wide-angle shooting, while the SP 85mm f/1.8 Di VC USD lens is a great choice for portrait photographers. Both lenses feature a fast f/1.8 maximum aperture and Vibration Compensation (VC) technology to minimize camera shake. Professional photographer Jonathan Thorpe attests to the quality of these prime lenses, which he uses in his “cinematic portrait” style of imagery. All of his images are highly staged and lit, both in the studio and on location. “These prime lenses are geared for pros or serious hobbyists who want to step up their game at an affordable cost,” Thorpe says. [...]

By |September 1st, 2016|

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  • Canon Powershot SX620 Hs Digital Camera

Canon Powershot SX620 Hs Digital Camera

The Canon PowerShot SX620 HS digital camera boasts a 20.2 Megapixel CMOS imaging sensor and a powerful 25X Optical Zoom lens (25-625mm equivalent) and will easily fit in a pocket or purse. The camera’s built-in wireless capabilities make it convenient to share images and videos on the go, and its powerful 25X optical zoom lens makes it ideal for those [...]

  • Instax Share Sp-2 Printer from FUJIFILM

Instax Share Sp-2 Printer from FUJIFILM

FUJIFILM North America Corporation presents the new instax SHARE SP-2 that lets you print out your best smartphone pictures faster than ever in high quality credit-card sized prints. This next generation instax SHARE SP-2 features a sleek body, crisp image quality, improved WiFi connectivity and a refined operation, all in two new body colors – Silver and Gold – with [...]

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Sigma sd Quattro Camera

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Manfrotto Launches New Tripod Bags

Manfrotto has launched three new tripod bags: two 75cm-long versions, padded and unpadded, and a smaller unpadded version that is 60cm long. With the addition of these three latest models, the tripod bags range perfectly matches several Manfrotto photo tripods, including the latest 190Go! and 290 collections. The asymmetric tapered shape allows photographers to store a tripod with the head [...]