Photography and Interestingness Part 3

 By RoyceHowland

I began thinking about the ideas in this series after reading anewspaper article with the title, “Humanity takes millions of photos
every day. Why are most so forgettable?”

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What Is What Was Kati Horna

 By John Veldhoen

Reading a lot lately, amidst personal struggles, going to and from clinics for family, a book by John Caputo on “Philosophy and Theology” made it clear to me that my mind operates much more in the prior realm, so much so that I think (!) this review will reveal what I want to call “anterior” dialectic.

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Sigma DP2 Quattro Hands-On Field Test

 By Jordan Drake

The Sigma cameras have been defined by the spectacular images they can produce, and the awful design choices that make capturing those images incredibly difficult. The new Sigma Quattro cameras aim to fix those design quirks. With a run of brilliant products from Sigma this year, will the Quattro keep the streak alive?

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Wrap Up: Private Nikon D810 Launch Party

 By Evelyn Drake

The Camera Store hosted a private Nikon D810 Launch Party with a small group of our current Nikon clients. The event was a blast and we hope to have more events like these in the future!

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How to How-to

 By John Veldhoen

The book is what it says it is, avoiding the glut of self-help that plagues the “how-to” market. The Filmmaker’s Handbook is how to how-to. It is intelligently written throughout, and the examples and selections that Pincus and Ascher make are subtly and gracefully chosen; there is brilliance in using a sublime still of Anna Karina in Jean Luc Godard’s Vivre sa Vie to expound on the possible virtue lens flare, and I was pleasantly surprised to see a philosophically dense topic like persistence of vision addressed at all, not to mention so deftly.

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