The Pentax DA 70 Lens Does a Portrait The Pentax DA 70 Lens Does a Portrait

by Carl Weese Several readers asked about the Pentax 70mm DA lens for portrait work, and since I had a young visitor handy today, here is a ...

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5:22 PM

Telling It Like It Is Telling It Like It Is

Nitrozac and Snaggy tell it like it is ...Adobe Edition. Posted by: MIKE JOHNSTON with thanks to David E.

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Another Little Trick Another Little Trick

In all the talk about photographing street people, no one except Charlie D. has mentioned this yet, so perhaps it's not as well-known a ...

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7:09 AM

A Great Classic Reissued A Great Classic Reissued

For the first time in many years, very soon now you will again be able to buy The Photographer's Eye as a new book. John Szarkowski is ...

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7:50 AM

Point of Procedure Point of Procedure

Now that the hubbub surrounding the comment moderating posts from a few days ago has died down, I thought I'd gently mention a persisten...

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1:12 PM

The Flower-Seller The Flower-Seller

by Russ Butner A few days ago, while ambulating through Couch Park, this homeless gentleman asked if I'd like to buy his flowers for a d...

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6:44 AM

Don McPhee 1945-2007 Don McPhee 1945-2007

Eamonn McCabe has written a respectful send-off for Don McPhee, left, one of the defining photographers of the Manchester Guardian and for ...

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6:05 AM

For Aperture Users For Aperture Users

"Dedicated to providing information, education, training and support for Apple-based photographers." Visit the site . Posted by: D...

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5:56 AM

You Do It You Do It

Since I've gotten many private responses to my post about comments, I'd like to invite you to try this yourself. Pretend you're ...

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2:40 PM

WTTW WTTW

Just a very brief reminder that I won't post comments that contain ad hominem. I've had to reject a number of comments today and yes...

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7:11 AM

The Pentax 70mm ƒ/2.4 DA lens The Pentax 70mm ƒ/2.4 DA lens

by Carl Weese When Less Really Is More Recently I've been experimenting with a Pentax 70mm ƒ/2.4 DA lens , the longest of the Pentax com...

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6:42 AM

Strange Days Strange Days

Apropos of nothing, I've got to say that this weather is freaking me out. I know, I know, the weather is supposed to be nothing but anot...

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6:09 AM

We're All Famous Like We're All Famous Like

I'd like thank Nick Wright, of Independence, Kansas, for naming T.O.P. as one of his favorite blogs (he named Carl's, too) over on ...

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4:41 AM

'How Come No One Called? Seriously' 'How Come No One Called? Seriously'

In response to Ctein's post, "Customer Support, Take 2," below, Player commented "Okay, I give up. How come no one called...

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2:13 PM

Customer Support, Take 2 Customer Support, Take 2

by Ctein What would you think if your film turned out looking like this? As I said last time, customer support can be funny thing. Sometime...

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6:23 AM

Jonathan Greenwald: Conscientious Street Photographer Jonathan Greenwald: Conscientious Street Photographer

By Chantal Stone Street photography has never come easy for me, especially capturing people without them noticing me. It's a style of ph...

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2:46 PM

Not Now, Dear, I've Just Been Killed By a High-Powered Rifle Not Now, Dear, I've Just Been Killed By a High-Powered Rifle

Recently, a 20-year-old man was arrested in Wisconsin for having sex with a dead deer. Scott Adams has already commented on some of the ir...

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7:25 AM

Random Excellence Random Excellence

A nice closeup shot of an eagle owl with staring yellow eyes, by Tennessee nature photographer Byron Jorjorian . Turns out owls are rather s...

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2:08 PM

One More Reason Why I Love Artists One More Reason Why I Love Artists

Dirty car art by Scott Wade . Posted by: MIKE JOHNSTON with thanks to David Emerick Featured Comment by David A. Goldfarb: What does Wilhe...

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9:44 AM

LightZone for Aperture and Lightroom LightZone for Aperture and Lightroom

[ Press release ] Light Crafts delivers best-of-breed photo editing to Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Apple Aperture, and Apple iPhoto users Awa...

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6:02 AM

'I Was in Mourning Before He was dead' 'I Was in Mourning Before He was dead'

Highway to hell: Hugh Laurie poses with a model in one of Clarke's many impressive photographs One year ago, the acclaimed photographer ...

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1:29 PM

Silverbrook's Memjet Silverbrook's Memjet

Check out this fascinating new printer technology , from "secretive" Silverbrook. "The company has released astounding videos...

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7:24 AM

POP Tests D40x POP Tests D40x

Popular Photography & Imaging has posted a test of the new Nikon D40x , the 10-MP sensor upgrade of the D40, written by Dan Richards. H...

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12:18 PM

TOP Dominates Biggie Toy TOP Dominates Biggie Toy

This is pretty funny. The power of T.O.P.: A couple of days ago I linked to our C60 item about the Notorious B.I.G. action figure. So now, g...

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2:14 PM

Riches in Store Riches in Store

OT (music again): Just FYI, iTunes is offering a nice opportunity in the form of "Jazz 101 on Sale," five pages of great classic ...

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5:46 AM

Viewfinders, Round 12 Viewfinders, Round 12

I was able to compare the viewfinders of the Pentax K10D and Nikon D80 today, and discovered that they are exactly the same size. Posted by:...

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8:05 PM

Try It: The Northlight Portrait Try It: The Northlight Portrait

Here's a simple assignment that's a good example of one thing digital often does better than film: the classic north-facing window-l...

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10:48 AM

On Beauty and Old Ways On Beauty and Old Ways

The non-sarcastic version of the post below is: "progress isn't everything." Granted, progress is good. For the most part, mod...

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8:45 AM

Film Is Dead Film Is Dead

SA * The Online Photographer is relieved to report that film continues to go downhill. Soon it will be widely unavailable, and everyone wil...

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6:32 AM

The 'I Use Film' Ribbon The 'I Use Film' Ribbon

by Peter Robinson Peter Robinson, Untitled [Didcot Railway Centre] Badger Graphic's little flashing message, and also MJMiller's co...

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12:30 PM

Hello, Kodak? Hello, Kodak?

by Ken Wronkiewicz , Wirehead Arts I noticed lately that a few films I was playing with were hard to find—most specifically EPT (Ektachrome ...

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4:46 AM

Music Review: The Real Ramona Music Review: The Real Ramona

Throwing Muses' untitled first album (left), which I have and treasure on vinyl and CD, has had a furtive history. The band was the firs...

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