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Photographer’s Forum :: Winter 2015 issue

Craig Varjabedian: • Karin Rosenthal • Mette
Lampcov

Winter 2015 / Vol. 38 / No. 1

Winners: 35th Annual Spring Photography Contest Profile: Craig Varjabedian Karin Rosenthal’s Landscapes of the Body The Documentary Photography of Mette Lampcov

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CRAIG VARJABEDIAN Seduced by the Light

Comanche Tipis from the film Comanche Moon. Near Abiquiú, New Mexico, 2006 © CRAIG VARJABEDIAN Craig Varjabedian is a fine art photographer who captures the landscapes, people and culture of the American West at moments when light, shadow and composition come together in magical ways. He works primarily in black-and-white, although his latest project, The Great White Sands, [...]

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KARIN ROSENTHAL Landscapes of the Body

Beauty, B&W Infrareds Series, 1993 © KARIN ROSENTHAL Karin Rosenthal looked out the airplane window down onto the Greek island of Santorini. There, partially emerging from the water, was a woman’s nude form. She did a double take, and then she got it: from that height, the afternoon sunlight glowed on the edges of the island the same [...]

By |November 14th, 2015|

The Photography of METTE LAMPCOV

Survivor. Guatemala highlands, 2012. From We Need to Talk © METTE LAMPCOV Danish-born Mette Lampcov spent most of her childhood in Spain, later living in London, England before settling in her current home on the outskirts of Los Angeles. She has always had a strong interest in travel, culture and politics. With a fine arts background in painting [...]

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Digital Photography

What’s New at Ricoh / Pentax

In 2011, Ricoh acquired Pentax in order to bring more imaging products into its fold. The company has recently rolled out a number of innovative cameras, including the Pentax 645Z, Pentax K-3 II and Ricoh Theta S spherical camera. “We’ve been able to utilize the engineering solutions of Ricoh and add new technology to the DSLR segment,” explains Jim Malcolm, President of Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation. “We’re bringing technology to cameras that no other manufacturer has offered.” Pentax 645Z Pentax 645Z The 645Z is a medium-format digital camera with 51.4 megapixels. The camera’s sensor is approximately 1.7 times larger compared to full-frame DSLRs, delivering outstanding image quality. Along with high resolution, the camera offers an expansive sensitivity range and continuous shooting at three frames per second. The 645Z also features a highresolution, tiltable 3.2-inch LCD monitor. In addition to shooting still images, photographers can capture full HD video [...]

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New Products

Manfrotto Presents the New PIXI EVO Mini Tripod

Manfrotto’s PIXI EVO mini tripod Manfrotto’s PIXI EVO mini tripod provides flexibility of use, robustness and great variety of framing. It boasts two different leg angles with a sliding selector, enabling users to shoot ground level images. Its twosection legs are adjustable in five different steps adapting to non-level surfaces. Portrait mode allows your camera to tilt to [...]

Tamron Redefines the SP Series Lenses

TAMRON SP SERIES LENSES Tamron announces the first two lenses in the redefined SP series: the SP 35mm F/1.8 Di VC USD (Model F012) and SP 45mm F/1.8 Di VC USD (Model F013). These lenses are compatible with fullframe DSLR cameras and offer fast apertures and versatile, fixed focal lengths; both can be used with APS-C format cameras [...]

Epson’s SureColor® P600 Photo Printer

Epson SureColor P600 Designed for creative professionals, fine artists, and advanced amateur and pro photographers, the SureColor P600 combines an advanced MicroPiezo® AMC™ printhead with next-generation Epson UltraChrome® HD pigment inks driven by enhanced AccuPhotoTM HD imaging technology. Advanced media handling, including a front-in and front-out paper path, enables borderless photos with exceptional clarity and sharpness up to [...]

  • Sigma 20mm F1.4 DG HSM Art lens

Sigma’s 20mm f1.4 Lens for Full-Frame DSLRs

Sigma 20mm F1.4 DG HSM Art lens The Sigma 20mm F1.4 DG HSM Art lens is designed to bring out the full potential of ultra-highmegapixel DSLR cameras. It incorporates both “F” Low Dispersion (FLD) glass, and Special Low Dispersion (SLD) glass in a design of 15 elements in 11 groups. The combination of advanced optics and optimized lens [...]