January 2007, Issue 111
Dispatches: Notes from the Field
In January our four
look at an enduring struggle, an on-going war and a catastrophe waiting to happen.
Edited by Marianne Fulton
2007 seems to have arrived all-too-soon after the warp-speed past year.
by Beverly Spicer
I am still asleep, dreaming of deep-voiced Sirens moaning from overpowering waters, sound streaming from the murky throat of the Styx.
by Jim Gabour
Pencils Don't Win Wars
This column is a reaction to several e-mails I received about my December piece.
by Ron Steinman
Nuts & Bolts
Sharpness is best described in the same way that Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart described obscenity: "... I know it when I see it."
by Bill Pierce
What digital SLRs are recommended by photojournalists right now.
by Chuck Westfall
If You're a Professional Photographer
If you're a professional photographer you really ought to have www.whattheduck.net bookmarked in your Web browser of choice.
by James Colburn
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Letter from the Publisher
Welcome to the January 2007 issue of
The Digital Journalist
, the monthly online magazine for visual journalism.
by Dirck Halstead
Putting HP's New Z3100 Photo Printer to Work
The recent introduction of pigment printers from both HP and Canon have finally added competition to the market that has been owned by Epson for years.
by Jon Canfield.
Book Review: Moments in Time
Dirck Halstead has probably crammed about six lifetimes into his career (which isn't over yet).
by Lori Fredrickson
"Moments in Time" Book Tour 2007
Presentations by Dirck Halstead.
Compression Session: Compression Programs for The Rich and The Indigent
This month we look at some compression programs that can make our lives easier.
by PF Bentley
TV News in a Postmodern World: 2007: The Battle For Local Supremacy
2006 was a year that media historians will view as the tipping point for all media companies in the face of powerful disruptive innovations that are pulling the rug out from under both the theories and practices of mass media and mass marketing.
by Terry Heaton
Through a Lens Dimly: Communication is a Good Thing
"Y'know, we marvel at the advances being made with our cameras and stuff. But, look at the technological miracles that are taking place with our communication devices.
by Dick Kraus
Announcing the Spring 2007 Platypus Workshop
March 2-March 11, 2007, Brooks Institute of Photography, Ventura, CA
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