Winter 2017 / Vol. 40 / No. 1


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Looking Back

Welcome to the 40th edition of Photographer’s Forum magazine. Writing this anniversary editorial feels surreal to me in many ways. When I look back to 1977, when we published the first issue, I realize now how little I knew then about the publishing business. We were able to build a successful international publishing business that [...]

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New York by Time-Lapse New York City is already one of the most heavily photographed places on earth, so at Focus Camera, we’re always looking for new ways to illustrate unique perspectives with different locations, collaborators, and equipment. For a new promotional video, we decided to work with Syrp, a New Zealand imaging brand that makes portable [...]

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Rick Hunter and the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II “I’ve been interested in nature and wildlife photography my whole life,” says professional photographer Rick Hunter. “However, there was a 30-year gap when I went to graduate school and started a business.” After a company merger, Rick decided to retire early and pursue his love of [...]

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Professional Offerings from Olympus

The Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II is a micro fourthirds camera that boasts a 50 MP High Res Shot Mode, 60 frames per second continuous shooting, a zero-lag Pro Capture Mode and a host of other features geared toward the professional and serious enthusiast market. Olympus shooters will also appreciate the M.Zuiko 300mm f4.0 IS [...]

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DIANE ARBUS: In The Beginning

You never forget your first Arbus. In the early 1980s, I worked for legendary art dealer Harry Lunn, whose vision and impact first established photography as a thriving component of the art market. An art history graduate student, I was charged with creating condition reports and cataloging the trove of photographs acquired during his frequent [...]

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ANDRÉS WERTHEIM: Spectral Expression

Passing poplar trees and weeping willows, herons and woodpeckers, Andrés Wertheim steers his motorboat down creeks crisscrossing through the lush green of the Paraná River Delta. Here, an hour north of Buenos Aires, its skyline on the horizon, he finds something he can’t anywhere else. “Water is very relaxing for me. It makes me humble [...]

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SANDRO: From The Heart

Sandro Miller remembers it well. That day in his studio, a full crew of assistants and Ogilvy & Mather advertising clients were awaiting direction on the next shoot when his phone rang. He had to answer. Hearing his doctor’s words, “I took a Mike Tyson punch to the gut,” says Sandro, who goes only by [...]

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GITZO Launches the Century Camera Bag Collection

To mark its 100th anniversary, Gitzo isoffering a new selection of photographybags. To mark its 100th anniversary, Gitzo is offering a new selection of photography bags. The Gitzo Century Traveler Backpack has a roomy internal insert and dual side access. The elegant front opening is the perfect carrying solution for a 0 and 1 [...]

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New Digital Back from PHASE ONE

The Phase One IQ3 100MPTrichromatic Digital Back The Phase One IQ3 100MP Trichromatic Digital Back is based on a new CMOS sensor designed to capture color as perceived by the human eye. The new Bayer Filter technology transforms digital color capabilities to render color more authentically than ever, giving the world’s foremost photographers 101- [...]

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