Spring 2018 / Vol. 40 / No. 2

The Cuba Archive: Tria Giovan — In-Depth Profile of Keith Carter — Stan Raucher’s Fleeting Moments — Portfolios

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EXCELLENCE & VERSATILITY: John Sterling Ruth and his Olympus Gear

“2018 marks my 30th year since opening my studio,” says John Sterling Ruth. Today, he is a top commercial photographer with a client list that includes American Express, Coca-Cola, Volvo, Martin Guitar and Mastercard. As an Olympus Visionary, John primarily uses the OM-D E-M1 Mark II to capture his automotive, lifestyle, travel and corporate images. [...]

By |2018-05-08T21:37:45+00:00February 15th, 2018|

KEITH CARTER: Imperfect Beauty

On my frequent walks through the neighborhood, I often see the same elderly couple who, like me, are on their way to or from the wooded park nearby. For several years, only the woman would exchange cheerful hellos with me; the man didn’t even look up. Then one day, he smiled at me. I think [...]

By |2018-05-09T11:39:47+00:00February 15th, 2018|

STAN RAUCHER: Fleeting Moments

Anyone looking at Stan Raucher’s images can see that he has a keen eye for capturing human interactions and emotions in unguarded moments. Whether it’s fervent religious believers celebrating Holy Week in Guatemala, or people on streets and subways around the world, Raucher brilliantly portrays snippets of daily living. Women’s March - Seattle (2017) [...]

By |2018-05-09T11:39:33+00:00February 15th, 2018|

TRIA GIOVAN: The Cuba Archive

Bus Stop March. Havana, Cuba, 1992 © Tria Giovan In Walker Evans: A Biography, by Belinda Rathbone (Mariner Books, 2000), the photographer expresses the compulsion to document life. “It’s as though there’s a wonderful secret in a certain place and I can capture it…. Only I, at this moment, can capture it, and [...]

By |2018-05-09T11:39:20+00:00February 15th, 2018|

FUJIFILM GFX 50S: Medium Format Workhorse

Lightweight yet powerful, the FUJIFILM GFX 50S is a medium format mirrorless digital camera that boasts 51.4 megapixels and a 43.8x32.9mm CMOS sensor. It’s compatible with a series of high-performance FUJINON GF lenses. The GFX 50S is also dust- and weatherresistant, making it ideal for both studio and outdoor shooting situations. GFX 50S with [...]

By |2018-05-09T11:39:09+00:00February 15th, 2018|

KODAK Mini 2 Instant Photo Printer

The world’s smallest dye-sub photo printer, the portable KODAK Mini 2 comes in glossy black or white models and supports iOS devices wirelessly via Bluetooth, and Android-based devices via NFC One Touch or Bluetooth. Using the free KODAK Mini Shot app, smart phone photographers can access and print photos from their phone’s camera roll, social [...]

By |2018-05-09T11:38:58+00:00February 15th, 2018|

SIRUI Introduces The A-1005 Compact Travel Tripod

The SIRUI A-1005 Aluminum Travel Tripod Kit contains all the features today’s travel photographer wants. Features includes a fully retractable dual stage center column that adds an additional 12 inches of height for a maximum height of 58.5 inches, and half-turn Twist-Lock Leg Locks for quick and easy deployment. Load capacity is 22 pounds. Offering [...]

By |2018-05-09T11:38:47+00:00February 15th, 2018|


FUJIFILM North America Corporation has announced the FinePix XP130, the newest addition to the rugged XP series. The XP130 is the first in the camera line to feature the latest Bluetooth® technology for instant image transfer, and is equipped with new shooting functions such as an Electronic Level and Eye Detection. With a FUJINON lens [...]

By |2018-05-09T11:38:32+00:00February 15th, 2018|

Olympus Expands The M.ZUIKO PRO F1.2 Prime Lineup

Olympus expands its M.ZUIKO F1.2 PRO prime lens lineup with the new M.ZUIKO Digital ED 17mm F1.2 PRO (34mm focal length in 35mm equivalent) and the M.ZUIKO Digital ED 45mm F1.2 PRO (90mm focal length in 35mm equivalent). These lenses give you more flexibility in low-light environments as well as an extremely shallow depth-of-field. Each [...]

By |2018-05-09T11:38:17+00:00February 15th, 2018|