October 2008, Issue 132
Sept. 2008 Features - 1 of 2 
  • Dispatches: Notes from the field - Supported by Canon

    • Dispatches: Notes from the Field
      For October we present a two-in-one dispatch on Hurricane Ike in Galveston, Texas, by Jason Witmer and Johnny Hanson. In the second dispatch, Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert returns to Papua New Guinea to cover the big business of rainforest logging. more>>
  • E-Bits

    • E-Bits: The Sound of Silence
      There comes a time when enough is enough. A phrase I learned at the age of 16 years says it: "I am replete. Anything more would be a superfluous abundance." The saying refers to how it feels to be completely stuffed after a meal, but it's a good metaphor for how many of us feel about today's discourse and communication as well. more>>
  • Commentary

    • The Opinionators
      With the election for president almost upon us, the opinionators, known also as talking heads, live on TV and radio or in print, are in the forefront as never before in the history of the media. They are everywhere and impossible to escape. more >>
    • Survivor: The White House
      There's no secret. And I wouldn't be the first to say. But, to me, the best reality show on television, for nearly two years now, has been the race for president. As far as I'm concerned, they should call it "Survivor: The White House." more >>
  • Photo Journalism

    • Andaman Rising
      In a changing world of journalism, one where gloom often intrudes, I have found a project that gives me hope for the future. more >>
    • Tech Tips
      On a recent trip, I used two different cameras depending upon the circumstances – one, a Canon PowerShot A630 compact digital camera and the other my EOS-1D Mark II digital SLR. more >>
    • Common Cents: Neighbor to Neighbor
      I was looking for my kids the other day and found them at Tom's, my neighbor across the street. Tom is a bit like Wilson from the old "Home Improvement" show. more >>
    • Nuts & Bolts
      In 1975, Steve Sasson, then a new hire at Kodak, recorded a black-and-white digital image with an 8-pound camera that took 23 seconds to record the image onto a digital cassette tape... more >>
  • Editorial

    • The Challenges of the Economy
      Following the dramatic events of September on Wall Street, and the seizing up of the credit markets, there is no doubt that we are heading into a new bleak economic reality. more >>
  • Camera Corner

    • Nikon D700
      Son of D3 or smarter brother of D300? The good news is that YOU get to make the choice of how to use Nikon's smaller, lighter entry into the digital full-frame game! more >>
    • Nikon D90
      The first thing I do when I buy new equipment is try and figure out how to use it – without consulting any instruction book or manual. more >>
  • Local Media in a Postmodern World

    • Local Media in a Postmodern World:
      Failure at the Top

      In his famous 1960 paper for the Harvard Business Review, Marketing Myopia, Theodore Levitt first articulated the idea that many business failures stem from an inability to recognize what business they're actually in. more >>
  • Assignment Sheet

    • Through a Lens Dimly:
      In the Presence of Greatness

      Continuing my series on Greatness: If you have been reading this thread of mine about greatness, I just want to mention that not all of my brushes with famous people have resulted in my being amazed that I had photographed someone of note.more>>
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