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34th Annual Spring Photography Contest
Early entry: $4.95 per photo. Must be postmarked or uploaded no later than April 14, 2014.
Final entry: $5.95 per photo. Must be postmarked or uploaded no later than May 12, 2014.
In 1983, Dana Gluckstein was in Puerto Rico on a commercial assignment to photograph factory workers for Quantum, a computer chip company based in the Bay Area. After finishing her work, she decided to go to Haiti for a week and photograph for herself. Little did she know that the Haiti trip was the beginning […]
When you first turn off the lights at night, you see only darkness. A seemingly consuming black engulfs you. But as you wait and your eyes adjust, a new world starts to emerge. Soft light comes at you from impossible directions. Details emerge from enigmatic obscurity to form recognizable shapes, moving from mystery to imagination. […]
In essence, Cheyenne L. Rouse has had two distinct careers in photography. Formerly a very successful stock and advertising photographer, her adventure sports, outdoor recreation and landscape images have appeared in magazines such as Sunset, Backroads Tours, Outdoor Photographer, Outside, Outdoors and many others. Today, after a hiatus from the industry, she has returned to […]
Emily Hanako Momohara creates conceptual landscapes in homage to her Japanese and Hawaiian heritage. Intrigued by collective memory and its relationship to the imagination, her images combine the real and fictional to create places that explore familial history, legacy, myth and belonging. Dealing with issues of loss and death, many of Momohara’s photographs take their […]
At the edge of Portland, Oregon’s Washington Park, with its roses, Japanese gardens and forest trails, Stu Levy welcomes me into his bungalow home. Right away he gives me a tour of the art that he and his wife, Cris Maranze, collected over 35 years — images by photographers like Imogene Cunningham, Brett and Edward […]
Fields of tulips roll out like huge bolts of fabric, striping the flat Dutch landscape in yellows, oranges, reds and magentas. When he wasn’t bicycling or playing soccer, Ron van Dongen wandered those fields in the village of Warmond, Netherlands, where he grew up. In August, he’d harvest bulbs for summer vacation money in a […]
I was born into the world documented by Ezra Stoller, into that contagion of post-war, don’t-look-back American optimism that proliferated even in my native South. My father and his siblings had left the farm, laden with Depression-era memories, for the factories and their promise of a portal to a better, less backbreaking life. Car love […]
Larry Abitbol, a Santa Cruz, California photographer, founded Bay Photo Lab in 1976. He decided that he preferred the challenge of lab work to shooting pictures and began doing photo processing for other people. Since then, the business has grown by leaps and bounds, and Abitbol is still involved with it on a daily basis. […]
Responding to evolving trends and customer requests, Wacom has extended its creative pen-to-tablet technology from desktop computing to a mobile environment with new Cintiq creative tablets. Also new are Intuos tablets that address broad skill levels from hobbyist on up to professional photographer. And finally, the Intuos Creative Stylus is a new digital pen for […]
Best of Photography 2013
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Canon U.S.A., Inc. announces the new PIXMA iP8720 Wireless Inkjet Photo printer, which features six individual ink tanks for vivid color and rich color gradient. The printer can produce images up to 13 x 19 inches. With a 9600 x 2400 maximum dpi, images are sharp, crisp and ready to become artwork. Equipped with AirPrint […]
Nikon’s D610 provides enhanced performance and image quality improvements, coupled with Nikon core technologies, all in a lightweight form factor. The large 24.3-megapixel FX-format (35.9 x 24mm) CMOS sensor is capable of creating lownoise images with amazing dynamic range, clarity and precise color, even in challenging light. Image quality and performance are further bolstered with […]
Sigma’s 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Contemporary lens, designed specifically for APS-C DSLRs, is the successor to the 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 II DC OS HSM. The smaller and lighter lens offers macro capabilities with a minimum focusing distance of 15.4 inches and a maximum magnification ratio of 1:3. It incorporates Special Low Dispersion (SLD) glass […]
Tenba has reintroduced three vintage bag designs for a new generation of photographers: the P211 courier bag, the P415 briefcase camera bag, and the Tenba 2 camera bag. The P211, originally introduced in 1979, was the first slim courier camera bag. It features Tenba’s patented lower lens compartment, which allows extra lenses and other gear […]