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Panasonic Review

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 Review

PANASONIC LUMIX DMC-G7 DIGITAL CAMERA REVIEW BY ANTHONY FRIEDKIN Recently, I was asked to try out the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 Digital SLR and share my impressions with our readers. Upon picking the camera up, I was...
Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmar 100-400mm

Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmar 100-400mm F4-6.3 Lens Review

There's that dynamic duo again. Legendary Leica and Panasonic are a photographic marriage made in heaven and they are together again in the form of the Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmar 100-400mm F4-6.3 lens. With this...
Petersen Automotive Museum

Two Zeiss Touit Reviews For The Price Of One

Let me just start with this that immediately comes to mind: Zeiss...man...Zeiss!!! Zeiss is almost Godlike in the world of glass.  Zeiss lenses have long been my choice of glass for my own professional...
Sigma 500mm Ultra Telephoto

Sigma 500mm f4.5 Ultra Telephoto Lens Review

I have been working with telephoto lenses for as long as I can remember. From my earliest days as a teenage photographer and all along the way (some 50 years later) the telephoto lens...
Deborah Cloyed teaching lesson at Samy's Camera Photo Camp

Deborah Cloyed Interview

Samy’s Camera has always been committed to and enthusiastically supported educational programs promoting photography. By emphasizing both the artistic and the vocational potential in photography, they have offered numerous classes, put on special workshops,...
Kelly Portrait

The Power of Face-ism

The term “face-ism” and the concept comes from a study on gender bias in the way men and women are portrayed in photographs*. Researchers studied magazines and media and found that photographs of men...
Instagram For Business

Instagram For Business

Social media is everywhere these days, and I personally enjoy Instagram the most! It's such a creative outlet for me and I'm sure for many other photographers as well. I love being able to...
Larry Bell

Larry Bell Interview by Anthony Friedkin

Larry Bell came to prominence in the burgeoning Los Angeles art scene during the 1960's as one of the originators of what came to be known as the "Light and Space" movement. Bell's work...
Thann Clark

Directing the Eye Part 5 – Putting It All Together by Thann Clark

Directing the Eye Part 5 - Putting It All Together by Thann Clark We have covered the psychological elements that naturally direct the eye: faces, eyes, pattern interruption, text and the visual elements: contrast, color, focus,...
Food Photography

Food Photography Tips by Kimberly Genevieve

Food photography has never been more present in the world of photography as it is today. Especially in a world where social media exists, we are bombarded with what people are eating on Facebook,...