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Spring 2015 / Vol. 37 / No. 2

Cover Photo: ©Bob Adelman 1965, Montgomery, Alabama

Visions of Liberty: Interview with Bob Adelman
Shooting Close to Home with Patrick Zephyr
Harvey Stein: The Street is His Studio
Portfolios

PATRICK ZEPHYR Shooting Close to Home

“Hang in There.” Gray Treefrog, Hyla versicolor, 2013 © Patrick Zephyr

In landscape and nature photography, the gold standard has long been National Geographic Magazine. Month after month, by dispatching photographers across the globe, this venerable publication fills its glossy pages with jaw-dropping vistas and eye-grabbing macro shots of nature’s weirdest and most wonderful creatures. Patrick Zephyr, an independent nature photographer based in New England, has […]

Visions of Liberty, a Conversation with BOB ADELMAN

1965, Montgomery, Alabama © Bob Adelman

Bob Adelman is one of the iconic photographers of the 1960s civil rights movement. He was the official photographer for CORE, the Congress of Racial Equality (one of the “Big Four” civil rights organizations) led by James Farmer. This gave Adelman close access to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and other movement leaders. He rode […]

Recent Innovations From Nikon

D810: Nikon’s Flagship Camera

Nikon Inc. continues to roll out exciting new products, most notably its current high-end, full-frame DSLR, the D810. Also new is the full-frame D750, aimed towards the enthusiast market, and a prime AF-S NIKKOR 20mm f/1.8G ED lens. D810: Nikon’s Flagship Camera The D810 is geared towards the professional market and boasts a new 36.3-megapixel, […]

HARVEY STEIN The Street is His Studio

Chandeleo, India, 2013 © Harvey Stien

Harvey Stein is a prolific street photographer with a unique style of engaging his subjects. He’s not one to hide behind long lenses. He teaches classes at the International Center of Photography (ICP) and leads workshops around the world. His photographs and portfolios have appeared in The New Yorker, TIME, LIFE, Esquire, Smithsonian, The New […]

Epson’s Surecolor P600 Professional Photo Printer

Epson SureColor® P600

The Epson SureColor® P600 is designed for creative professionals, fine artists, and advanced amateur photographers. It combines an advanced MicroPiezo® AMC™ printhead with next-generation Epson UltraChrome® HD pigment inks driven by enhanced AccuPhotoTM HD imaging technology to produce exhibition-quality black-and-white prints and stunningly vivid color prints. Advanced media handling, including a front-in and front-out paper […]

Cotton Carrier’s Strapshot EV1

Cotton Carrier’s Strapshot EV1

Looking for a way to reduce the strain on your neck and shoulders that comes from traditional camera neck straps? Cotton Carrier’s StrapShot EV1 is newly designed to securely carry compact, mirrorless, fourthirds and full-sized DSLR cameras. EV1 is thinner than the original StrapShot, and includes a redesigned tether and wrist strap that will act […]

Nikon Announces New D5500 DSLR

Nikon D5500 DSLR

Nikon’s latest DX-format DSLR, the D5500, is a lightweight, powerful entry-level DSLR. It offers an array of imaging technology, including a 24.2-megapixel CMOS sensor with no optical low-pass filter (OLPF), a new 3.2-inch Vari-angle touch operation LCD display, and built-in Wi-Fi connectivity. The new monocoque design makes the camera one of Nikon’s lightest and most […]

Manfrotto’s 2-Way Head with Fluidity Selector

Manfrotto MHXPRO- 2W

The new XPRO Fluid Head (MHXPRO- 2W) with Manfrotto 200PL quick release plate offers easy swapping between photo and video applications. This is the only lightweight video head that allows the user to switch between hard fluidity for slow tilt movement and soft fluidity for fast tilt movement. The compact MHXPRO-2W is both lightweight and […]

Winter 2014 / Vol. 37 / No. 1

Cover Photo: Bruce Springsteen, 2002 © Gregory Heisler

Gregory Heisler’s Iconic Portraits
Norman Mauskopf: Book-Driven
Seeing Through Iphoneography
Winners: 34Th Annual Spring Photography Contest

GREGORY HEISLER Iconic Portrayals

Tim Burton © GREGORY HEISLER

When he was just starting out, Gregory Heisler showed some of his photos to John Loengard, an accomplished photographer and future picture editor of LIFE magazine. Loengard’s advice was, “Shoot what you can’t help but shoot! These will be your best pictures. In hindsight, you will develop your own style.” This sage advice preceded a […]

NORMAN MAUSKOPF Book-Driven Photographer

Lingfield, England 1987, from Dark Horses © Norman Mauskopf

It’s not often that you encounter a photographer whose work is driven by long-term projects aimed at being published as books. Norman Mauskopf belongs to that rare breed. Over almost 40 years as a documentary and commercial photographer, teacher and mentor, he has immersed himself four times in pursuing a singular subject with his Leica, […]

Sigma Spotlights Popular Lenses

Sigma Corporation of America — a leading researcher, developer, manufacturer and service provider of lenses, cameras and flash units — offers several popular lenses designed for DSLRs with full-frame sensors. The APO 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM is geared for photographing nature and wildlife; the 120-300mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM | Sports is ideal […]

Seeing Through iPhoneography

“Chairs on a Dune, Moroccan Sahara.” Distressed FX.©K AREN GORDON SCHULMAN

Recent years have seen monumental changes in photographic equipment, but nothing has rocked the imaging world like the “serious” use of smartphones (primarily iPhones) for creative self-expression. Photojournalists, commercial and fine art photographers, students, pros and amateurs alike have taken to this new and exciting world. With iPhone photo apps, you can create endless treatments […]

Sigma’s Global Vision Lens Filters

Sigma’s new Global Vision lens filters

Sigma’s new Global Vision lens filters offer 13 filter size options in four new lineups. These filters have a new design that suits the high optical performance of all new Global Vision products. By incorporating Sigma’s Super Multi-Layer Coating, the filter reduces flare and ghosting; black rimmed glass eliminates unnecessary internal reflections, and provides high […]

FUJIFILM Announces Deluxe X-T1 Graphite Silver Edition

FUJIFILM X-T1

The new special edition FUJIFILM X-T1 Graphite Silver is a weather-resistant premium interchangeable lens camera with a large OLED electronic viewfinder (EVF) that delivers an instant image preview. It includes the latest generation 16.3 Megapixel APS-C X-Trans CMOS II sensor and an autofocus of 0.08 seconds. A new Natural Live View in the EVF displays […]

Manfrotto Introduces the 190X Tripod

Manfrotto’s 190X tripod

Manfrotto’s new 190X tripod incorporates the premium Italian design and enhanced features found throughout the updated 190 series. Comprising sections, the 190X aluminum tripod includes a ground level adapter, to reach ultra-low positions for capturing ground-images. Simply disassemble remove the center column, connect the adapter to the top casting and adjust the leg angles the […]

Vagabond™ Lithium Extreme Portable Power System from Paul C. Buff, Inc.™

Vagabond™ Lithium Extreme (VLX™)

Paul C. Buff’s fourth generation portable power system, the Vagabond™ Lithium Extreme (VLX™), is a complete portable power system, combining a uniquely designed, dedicated power inverter with a high capacity lithium iron phosphate (LiFePO4) battery in a compact design. Producing a current-controlled, 120 VAC power source, the VLX™ reliable, convenient, and source for use with […]

Fall 2014 / Vol. 36 / No. 4

Cover Photo: © Peter Turnley / Corbis.
Mozambican refugee, Malawi, 1988.

The World According to Peter Turnley
Benjamin Rusnak Makes Contact
Garry Winogrand Retrospective
Portfolios

The World According to PETER TURNLEY

Kosovar-Albanian refugees

Although Peter Turnley is renowned for documenting the human condition around the world, he has also photographed life and romance in Paris, his adopted home since 1975. His tender views of this city’s magnificence and beauty provide a vivid contrast to the harsh realities of his photojournalistic work. Turnley has captured most major stories of […]

GARRY WINOGRAND Student of America

New York, ca. 1962 ©The Estate of Garry WinoGrand, courtesy Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco

Garry Winogrand’s body of work is as big and sprawling as the country he documented. It’s said that over two million people — roughly one percent of the U.S. population in the 1960s — were captured by his lens. Paging through the massive catalog accompanying Garry Winogrand, his current globe-touring retrospective, it stood to reason […]

BENJAMIN RUSNAK Making Contact

Bathed in Love

Ribs sticking out, twigs for arms, eyes sunken. I’ll never forget it. I was about seven years old when my mother showed me a black-and-white photograph of a naked and emaciated child, in some book at the public library. For me, that moment was the start of learning about a much bigger and more serious […]

Olympus Products Unite Power and Portability

Olympus OM-D E-M1

The OM-D E-M1 is the flagship model in Olympus’s revolutionary Micro Four Thirds lineup of cameras, designed for advanced photographers who require a high-performance camera and a compact interchangeable lens system. Olympus recently established the M.ZUIKO PRO lens category, which includes the ED 12-40mm f/2.8 (24–80mm, 35mm equivalent) PRO lens. To discuss the merits of […]

Sigma’s New DP2 Quattro Camera

Sigma-DP2-Camera

The first camera in Sigma’s dp Quattro trio of cameras is now available. As with all the cameras in the Quattro series, the dp2 Quattro features a redesigned camera body and Foveon “Quattro” Direct Image sensor, which builds on the distinctive properties of X3 technology, uniquely recording red, green, and blue wavelengths at each pixel […]

Introducing Chimera NF 1X1 & 1X2S

Chimera-NF-1x1

Chimera is expanding the No Frame (NF) TECH LED Lightbank series to work with the ever growing number of instruments available. These Lightbanks are designed to be quick and easy while giving you expanded control of your lighting tool of choice. Chimera now has two 1x1s and two 1x2s, which attach to your lights using […]