Profotos Magazine - October, 2001
Flash Techniques - Les Voorhis
One of the most difficult aspects in photographing nature,
is finding the right light for animal portraits. Many times,
it seems as though the lighting situation provided by Mother
Nature is not always the "best" for producing
a quality image. Why not add a bit of your own light to
fill in the shadows and reduce the ratio to a reasonable
level? Check out this article to learn how you can produce
incredible animal portraits with the implementation of this
Minute Passed - Rob Gray
If you ever find yourself trying to figure out what
you are trying to capture within your viewfinder while you
are in the field, then this article is for you. In this
short essay, Rob Gray explains a situation he encounters
when he is trying to decide exactly what needs to be included
in the frame.
Essay in China - Peter Wallack
upon the idea of last months "Building Travel Articles
Around Images" article, this month's article by Peter
shows ways, in which we can capture the aura of a culture
to help our readers understand our article's intent.
System (Part III) - Lars Kjellberg
Maximizing exposure is an integral part of "The
Zone System" and photography in general. In this third
article of this five-part series, Lars Kjellberg explores
the intracacies of obtaining proper exposure and what it
means to "The Zone System" in photography.
Japan Took Over - Peter Hennig
of the 35mm camera system by Japanese corporations may have
been one of the best things to ever happen to the photographic
medium. While Japanese technology was not the best during
the mid-20th Century, it did evolve quickly and eventually
took over the 35mm market. Check out this article to learn
the intriguing history of these events.
Wrong Panda - Nigel and Wendy Dennis
Trekking through the unsuitable jungles of Madagascar,
in search of a rare "indri" panda is not something
on every photographer's "to-do" list. Nature photographers,
Nigel and Wendi Dennis, marked this as a top priority on
their list. Find out how their trek went and what happened
when they found the indri.
Secrets of Zanzibar - Steve Outram
of the single lens reflex camera (SLR) with a pentagonal
viewing prism, was without doubt the biggest success in
camera technology. It is now more than sixty years since
the idea was given its concrete form.
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