The Digital Journalist
April 2007, Issue 114
Dispatches: One Day in the Valley
There had been exaggerated stories circulating in Srinagar that the Israeli government was preparing to demolish Jerusalem's fabled al-Aqsa mosque....
by Marianne Fulton
The Coming Earthquake in Photography
If the change from film to digital was the equivalent of a magnitude 5 earthquake, the changes to photography in the next 10 years will be equivalent of a magnitude 10.
by Dirck Halstead
E-Bits: Technotopia
One nice thing about living in a university town is the constant flux of discovery and innovation, ideas and creative expression.
by Beverly Spicer
The Re-Death of Life
Last month, Time Inc. announced that it was suspending publication of the weekly Life magazine.
by David Friend
The Age of Manipulation
The age we live in is one of many varieties. For that reason, the time in which we live has many names.
by Ron Steinman
A Letter From New Orleans: Fais do-do
Front pages do not interest me any more.
by Jim Gabour
Views from Other Places
If there's one piece of advice based on my own experience that I feel confident to give to younger photographers it's this: When photographing rock concerts use hearing protection.
by Peter Howe
News from the Photo Agencies
The two parts of this column go together for reasons that will become apparent as you read on.
by Ron Steinman
Bring Aspirin
If you're going to spend a few months in France, bring aspirin. Or acetaminophen (Tylenol). Or whatever your over-the-counter pain reliever of choice is.
by James Colburn
Tech Tips
I cannot get my computers to communicate with my EOS-1D Mark II.
by Chuck Westfall
Common Cents: Traitors - The Fifth Column of Freelancing
Every day brings news of more casualties. Media company business managers literally laugh about photographers who assist them in turning a highly skilled profession into a commodity.
by Mark Loundy
Nuts & Bolts JPEGS vs. Raw
When I was a child (in terms of the digital experience), I shot as a child and shot JPEGs.
by Bill Pierce
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Letter from the Publisher
Welcome to the April 2007 issue of The Digital Journalist, the monthly online magazine for visual journalism.
by Dirck Halstead
HP 9180 Printer
When Dirck asked if I would do a review of the HP 9180 printer I wondered if I was the right choice because I have been a loyal Epson user for a very long time.
by Chick Harrity
"Moments in Time" Book Tour 2007
Presentations by Dirck Halstead.
Platypus Workshop: Spring Camp 2007
I was becoming a video junkie...Suddenly, my day job--a still-photography veteran photojournalist--seemed to come up quite a bit short in comparison to some of the new-wave storytelling techniques I was seeing on the Internet.
by Larry C. Price
Compression Session: How to Achieve Movement on Still Photographs in FCP
Frequently I'm asked a lot about how to do those "Ken Burns" moves on still photographs in Final Cut Pro, so I thought it was time to finally put it all down on paper.
by PF Bentley
TV News in a Postmodern World: The Local Web
In the early days of television, the networks needed affiliates in local communities in order to establish scale for their programs and their advertisers.
by Terry Heaton
Through a Lens Dimly: Marking Your Territory
It is probably the same whether you cover a town or a county for a small, regional paper, or City Hall or the White House for a major market. See if the description fits you in this month's Assignment Sheet feature in The Digital Journalist.
by Dick Kraus
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