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Simple guidelines for taking pictures with an inexpensive camera.
BOYS' LIFE Feb 1974 (v.64#2) pg. 44

Ten rules for using your camera outside during the winter.
BOYS' LIFE Jan 1984 (v.74#1) pg. 43

Tip on hand-holding a 35mm camera vertically.
CAMERA & DARKROOM Jan 1993 (v.15#1) pg. 5

Tip on date/time stamping of your film by taking a picture of a digital watch.
CAMERA & DARKROOM Apr 1993 (v.15#4) pg. 18
Added Info CAMERA & DARKROOM Jul 1993 (v.15#7) pg. 8

Tips on bracketing exposures and changing the ASA on automated cameras to get good pictures in difficult lighting situations.
CAMERA 35 May 1977 (v.21#4) pg. 18

Auto-exposure for professionals. Part 1. Memory lock, metering, compensation dials.

How to set an SLR camera for hyperfocal focus.

Auto-exposure for professionals. Part 2. Auto flash, film compensation.

Tips on minimizing camera shake and other techniques to improve picture sharpness.

Tip: Memory aid "FLASH" helps prevent overlooking anything when preparing to expose a picture using a manual camera.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY May-Jun 1987 (v.9#3) pg. 11

Taking things for "granite". Three photographic myths are exposed using research and/or simple tests. (1) Depth of field and focus. (2) Enlarger light sources. (3) Print dry-down.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Mar 1989 (v.11#3) pg. 12
Correction DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY May 1989 (v.11#5) pg. 56
Added Info DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Jun 1989 (v.11#6) pg. 5

Zone focusing. Using the depth of field scale on a camera lens to get an image really sharp, and not just "plane focused". A look at hyperfocal distance and depth of field scales.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Jun 1989 (v.11#6) pg. 56

Tip: Protect your camera from rain, moisture, sand, ... etc. by enclosing it with a clear plastic bag. You can still use the camera while in the bag.
HOME MECHANIX #688 Aug 1985 (v.81) pg. 37

The fine art of hand-holding a still, motion picture, or video camera.
INDUSTRIAL PHOTOGRAPHY Nov 1987 (v.36#11) pg. 27

How to use the new pocket cameras. Tips on avoiding camera shake and on keeping the lens clean.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #538 Mar 1973 (v.69) pg. 28

Photography for inept sophisticates. A beginner's guide to using the camera.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Jul 1966 (v.30#7) pg. 54

Pictures illustrate how to hand-hold a telephoto lens.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Aug 1967 (v.31#8) pg. 74

Give your own camera the shake test. Determine how mirror, lens, tripod and shutter movement affect your sharpness.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY May 1971 (v.35#5) pg. 90

Tips on improving your photos by examining these three areas: (1) your SLR focusing technique, (2) holding the camera steady, and (3) your camera's variations from the marked values in meter, speed and f/stop.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Jul 1972 (v.36#7) pg. 60

Photos illustrate correct loading of film in a Pentacon 6x6cm camera.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1972 (v.36#10) pg. 91

How to make the most of depth of field at any given aperature setting. Tips to get both background and foreground in adequate focus involve knowing where to set the focusing ring in relation to the principle object being filmed.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Jul 1973 (v.37#7) pg. 82

Suggestions for keeping your camera dry while filming in the rain.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Sep 1973 (v.37#9) pg. 120

Automatic cameras will take fine pictures under average or normal conditions. Tips on what you must remember when the light is not normal, such as: overcast day, artificial light, available light, etc.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Jan 1977 (v.41#1) pg. 135

Make a "rough water" box for your camera. A watertight ammunition box with a plastic window allows you to take pictures while on raft trips, etc. without danger of getting camera wet. Estimated cost: $25.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY May 1980 (v.44#5) pg. 128

Creative bracketing. Taking the same picture at different apertures, shutter speeds and focal lengths lets you discover more than just correct exposure.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY May 1981 (v.45#5) pg. 78

Keep on shooting, weather or not. How to protect your camera equipment from excessive cold, heat, dust and humidity, but still allow you to take pictures.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Feb 1982 (v.46#2) pg. 67

Using the hyperfocal-minus-one technique for focusing your camera lens.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Aug 1984 (v.48#8) pg. 62

Protect your camera from rain by using plastic bag and a lens shade.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Jun 1985 (v.49#6) pg. 68

Tough exposures. How to overcome the limitations of your camera's built-in metering system. Some tips.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Feb 1986 (v.50#2) pg. 38

Tip: Use an umbrella to protect camera when shooting in rain or snow.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Jan 1987 (v.51#1) pg. 5

Tip: Use a machinist's mirror to set camera controls when you can't view them directly.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Jan 1987 (v.51#1) pg. 6

Tip: Use a mirror and flashlight to check for camera vibration during long exposures.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Jan 1987 (v.51#1) pg. 12

Simple way to check for floor vibration when shooting from a tripod.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Jan 1987 (v.51#1) pg. 15

Tip: Cut contrast by dodging in the camera while making the exposure.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Jan 1987 (v.51#1) pg. 25

Tip: Focus in the dark by projecting a light beam through the groundglass or rangefinder.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Jan 1987 (v.51#1) pg. 35

Tip: Use a mirror to see what your finder sees when you're not behind the camera. Useful when composing small objects for a relatively close-up picture.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Jan 1987 (v.51#1) pg. 36

Self test to determine how steady you can hand-hold a camera.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Jan 1987 (v.51#1) pg. 38

Outsmart your auto-everything camera. How and why to bypass your camera's automatic features.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Feb 1987 (v.51#2) pg. 32
Added Info MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Jun 1987 (v.51#6) pg. 6

Tough exposures. The best metering system for tricky lighting situations depends on the camera operator understanding how camera meters a scene and how you can override that setting.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Nov 1987 (v.51#11) pg. 48

Sharp pictures depend mostly on film acutance, subject or camera motion and proper focusing. Some tips on getting sharp pictures.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Aug 1978 (v.7#4) pg. 26

Self-assignment. Try taking pictures with a simple, non-adjustable camera, to see if your pictures improve when your stop "playing" with all the adjustments on a sophisticated camera.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Nov 1978 (v.7#7) pg. 28

Basic 35mm single-lens reflex photography. A step-by-step lesson in learning how to use your SLR camera. Part 1. Camera handling.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Jan 1979 (v.7#9) pg. 39

Tropical photography. Tips on photographing in a tropical environment with its heat, humidity, salt air and abrasive dust.
PHOTOGRAPHIC May 1979 (v.8#1) pg. 43

How to test your camera-holding abilities to see if your picture taking technique is introducing "camera shake" and causing fuzzy pictures.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Aug 1980 (v.9#4) pg. 28

Suggestions on holding your camera steady when taking pictures at lower speeds (1/15 to 1/60 second) without resorting to a tripod.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Sep 1980 (v.9#5) pg. 16

Tips on proper camera focusing when using both rangefinder and groundglass focusing cameras.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Oct 1980 (v.9#6) pg. 16

Tips on bracketing your exposures to achieve a "perfect" negative.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Jan 1981 (v.9#9) pg. 18

Tips on becoming an effective photographer when using a twin-lens reflex camera with waist level finder.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Feb 1981 (v.9#10) pg. 18

The 1-4-1-4-1-4-1 method for contrast control. How to expose an extremely contrasty scene without resorting to the use of artificial lighting.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Aug 1982 (v.11#4) pg. 29

Lie to your camera. How to change the ASA film speed setting on compact autoexposure 35mm rangefinder-type cameras to compensate for adverse-light situations.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Jan 1983 (v.11#9) pg. 54

How to master the use of the depth-of-field preview lever on your camera.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Apr 1983 (v.11#12) pg. 53

Tips on handholding cameras.
PHOTOGRAPHIC May 1983 (v.12#1) pg. 82

Tip: Use the self-timer mode to raise and lock the mirror on a Nikon FM and FM2 camera.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Jun 1984 (v.13#2) pg. 59

How to get a double exposure using a Leica IIIf camera.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Feb 1985 (v.13#10) pg. 20

SPECIAL SECTION on 35mm single-lens reflex photography. Camera handling. Includes information on film loading, light meter, focusing, batteries, etc.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Apr 1985 (v.13#12) pg. A (39+).

Basic photo techniques: Using programmed (automatic) cameras.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Mar 1986 (v.14#11) pg. 39

35mm SLR super course. Part 1. An introduction to the 35mm SLR camera.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Oct 1986 (v.15#6) pg. A

35mm SLR super course. Part 2. Interchangeable lenses.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Nov 1986 (v.15#7) pg. A

35mm SLR super course. Part 3. Film and exposure.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Dec 1986 (v.15#8) pg. A

35mm SLR super course. Part 6. Autofocus 35mm SLR cameras.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Mar 1987 (v.15#11) pg. A

35mm SLR super course. Part 9. Composition and action.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Jun 1987 (v.16#2) pg. A

School of photography. Lesson 3. Films and exposure.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Mar 1988 (v.16#11) pg. 40+

How to get top results with compact point-and-shoot cameras.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Mar 1989 (v.17#11) pg. 56

Re:vision. Overriding your camera's built-in, automatic exposure meter for precise results.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Apr 1989 (v.17#12) pg. 27

Taking quality photographs with 35mm compact cameras. Some tips.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Jul 1989 (v.18#3) pg. 60

Fifteen worst camera operation bloopers and how to avoid these embarrassing mishaps.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Feb 1991 (v.19#10) pg. 14

School of photography. Part 1. The basics of photography with a 35mm single-lens reflex (SLR) camera.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Apr 1994 (v.22#12) pg. 61
Correction PHOTOGRAPHIC Jun 1994 (v.23#2) pg. 4

How to maximize sharpness in photographs. Tips on lens selection, exposure, film, etc.
PHOTOGRAPHIC May 1997 (v.26#1) pg. 38

How to shoot great wintertime scenes using a point and shoot camera.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Dec 1999 (v.28#8) pg. 64

Cold weather photography. Part 2. Batteries, shutters, and lubricants.
PHOTOMETHODS Oct 1981 (v.24#10) pg. 26

On exposure. A practical approach to exposure measurement without relying on automatic cameras.
PHOTOMETHODS Jun 1986 (v.29#6) pg. 17

Six photo (camera) mistakes even the pros make and how to prevent them.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1980 (v.153#2) pg. 122

How to keep camera equipment dry when taking pictures in the rain.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Jun 1967 (v.60#6) pg. 124

How variations in aperture and exposure time affect resulting exposure.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Sep 1968 (v.63#3) pg. 73

Taking pictures with a box camera can help improve your technique.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1969 (v.65#4) pg. 73

How to focus a camera while wearing eyeglasses.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Nov 1969 (v.65#5) pg. 83

How to solve the 12 toughest single-lens-reflex picture taking problems.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Nov 1970 (v.67#5) pg. 74

Tips on protecting your camera while photographing in bad weather.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Mar 1971 (v.68#3) pg. 46

How to outwit built-in meter barriers.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY May 1971 (v.68#5) pg. 56

Things you should know about depth of field and depth of focus.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Aug 1971 (v.69#2) pg. 26

Pupillary problems. More about depth of field and depth of focus.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Sep 1971 (v.69#3) pg. 24

Breaking-in a new camera.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Dec 1971 (v.69#6) pg. 74

How to get around some of the exposure graph plot errors deliberately built into many cameras' fully automatic exposure systems.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Feb 1972 (v.70#2) pg. 56

Flare and the photographic image. More from Norman Goldberg on the problems of controlling flare.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Mar 1973 (v.72#3) pg. 92

Selective focus. The three basic controls over depth of field (aperature, focal length and camera-to-subject distance) are examined and illustrated to show how they work.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Apr 1973 (v.72#4) pg. 69

How to get crisp pictures hand-held at 1/30th of a second.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Jul 1974 (v.75#1) pg. 46

Exercises to practice for taking sharply-focused pictures.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Sep 1975 (v.77#3) pg. 40

Learn how to lean and brace yourself for sharper slow-shutter, hand-held pictures.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1975 (v.77#4) pg. 50

Bad-weather shooting. Tips on making pictures and keeping equipment dry at the same time.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Feb 1976 (v.78#2) pg. 50

A personalized look at depth of field. Part 1. When to rely on the camera scale for sufficient depth.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Jul 1976 (v.79#1) pg. 44

A personalized look at depth of field. Part 2. How to use shallow depth for creative effects.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Aug 1976 (v.79#2) pg. 40

When to use an auto-exposure camera in the non-automatic mode.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1976 (v.79#4) pg. 134

Tips on focusing a normal lens with an SLR in available light.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Jun 1977 (v.80#6) pg. 46

Getting the most from auto-exposure SLRs.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Sep 1978 (v.83#3) pg. 94

How steady can you get. Here's how to find your hand-held limits.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Sep 1979 (v.85#3) pg. 52

Tips on protecting camera gear and yourself when doing cold-weather photography.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Dec 1979 (v.85#6) pg. 20

Tips on keeping your camera operating when the temperature is high and you are near sand or water.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Jan 1980 (v.86#1) pg. 62

Tips on getting your subjects in sharp focus when using available light and an SLR camera.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Feb 1981 (v.88#2) pg. 21

Tips on getting sharp pictures when taking hand-held exposures.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Jun 1981 (v.88#6) pg. 92

How to hold your camera to get sharp images at slow shutter speeds. Part 1.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Sep 1982 (v.89#9) pg. 222

How to hold your camera to get sharp images at slow shutter speeds. Part 2. Unique vertical and long-lens techniques.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1982 (v.89#10) pg. 70

How to protect your camera, then explore the world of bad-weather photography.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Dec 1982 (v.89#12) pg. 212

Why and how to fool your auto-exposure camera into thinking it's not an auto-exposure camera.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Mar 1983 (v.90#3) pg. 108

Tip: How to take a double exposure with almost any 35mm SLR camera.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Apr 1984 (v.91#4) pg. 33

Tips on holding the camera steady while taking pictures.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Sep 1984 (v.91#9) pg. 83

Fresh colors. Tips for rainy-day shooting and protecting your camera gear.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Jun 1985 (v.92#6) pg. 35

When and how to bracket for perfect exposures.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Jul 1985 (v.92#7) pg. 62

How to preview the same depth of field (zone of sharpness) that your camera sees.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Feb 1986 (v.93#2) pg. 20

How to take photographs in the rain. Tips on ways to protect yourself and your camera from the water.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY May 1986 (v.93#5) pg. 16

Compact impact. Things to remember to improve your pictures when using a modern compact 35mm camera.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1986 (v.93#10) pg. 41

Points of focus. In-depth look at proper focusing technique when using a modern SLR camera.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Dec 1986 (v.93#12) pg. 68

How to override your autoexposure SLR to get better results in contrasty light.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Apr 1987 (v.94#4) pg. 56

Protective gear and tips to keep your camera equipment safe from the perils of water and sand.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Jul 1987 (v.94#7) pg. 78

Sharpness and long lenses. Tailor your shutter speed to focal length in use in order to guarantee sharp pictures. Other strategies for eliminating camera shake are noted.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Aug 1987 (v.94#8) pg. 68

Autofocus cameras. How they work and how to avoid problems when using them.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Dec 1987 (v.94#12) pg. 102

Exposure reprise. A closer look the "sunny f/16" rule. How to adapt the "sunny f/16" exposure rule to subjects other than the frontlit, average-toned one the rule calls for.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY May 1988 (v.95#5) pg. 30

Tip on calculating the longest exposure time for safe handheld pictures.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Aug 1988 (v.95#8) pg. 126

Tips from Ken Heyman on using small point-and-shoot cameras for close, intimate photos, without using the viewfinder.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Sep 1988 (v.95#9) pg. 42

Reading and understanding the instructions which come with your new camera or other photo equipment. equipment.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Sep 1988 (v.95#9) pg. 86

Tip: Use a flashlight as a low-light autofocusing aid.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Nov 1988 (v.95#11) pg. 78

A glossary of the standard graphic symbols adopted for many camera operations are illustrated and explained.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Nov 1988 (v.95#11) pg. 124

Understanding how depth of field affects picture sharpness. General guidelines on controlling sharpness with both manual and autofocus cameras, including how to read a lens depth-of-field scale.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Jan 1989 (v.96#1) pg. 28

Working with, and around, matrix-style (segmented) built-in camera light meters.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Mar 1989 (v.96#3) pg. 20

Tip: Use a sonic "tape measure" in difficult focus and flash situations.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY May 1989 (v.96#5) pg. 38

Putting a lock on autofocus. Various methods to turn off an autofocus system for high-speed or off-center subjects.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Jul 1989 (v.96#7) pg. 75

How to work around the limitations of autofocus cameras.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Aug 1989 (v.96#8) pg. 24

Tip: Fool a point and shoot camera into saturating (underexposing) Kodachrome 64 slide film.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1989 (v.96#10) pg. 51

Tip: Prefocusing an autofocus camera insures capturing the peak of subject action.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Dec 1989 (v.96#12) pg. 28

Point-and-shoot camera flash modes are explained. When and how to use flash on, flash off, and automatic flash modes to achieve the best pictures.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Feb 1990 (v.97#2) pg. 20

Tip on using a hand warmer to keep a camera's batteries warm outside during the winter.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY May 1990 (v.97#5) pg. 22

Guide to using the Bulb setting on automatic point-and-shoot cameras.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Mar 1991 (v.98#3) pg. 12

Comparison between the capabilities of top-of-the-line point-and-shoot cameras and a modern auto-focus SLR in the hands of a professional photographer.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Jun 1991 (v.98#6) pg. 48

Tips on intelligent use of aperture- or shutter-priority autoexposure modes, instead of relying on the program mode.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Sep 1991 (v.98#9) pg. 20

Understanding the various autoexposure SLR metering modes.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1991 (v.98#10) pg. 50
Correction POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Jan 1992 (v.99#1) pg. 40

How to get the best photos with a point-and-shoot camera.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1991 (v.98#10) pg. 54

An experiment to check your steadiness when taking photos without a tripod.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1991 (v.98#10) pg. 55

Ten common goofs people make when operating point-and-shoot cameras.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Feb 1992 (v.99#2) pg. 10

SLR time lag: Why you never get what you see. Understanding the physical camera operations which cause a time lag between pressing the shutter and taking the picture.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Aug 1992 (v.99#8) pg. 50

How to read and understand a camera manual.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Sep 1992 (v.99#9) pg. 36

How to hand-hold your camera and keep it steady.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Sep 1992 (v.99#9) pg. 48

Tip on fooling a point-and-shoot camera into setting a different exposure.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1992 (v.99#10) pg. 15

Tip on taping over part of point-and-shoot camera light meter cell to alter the autoexposure setting.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Aug 1993 (v.57#4) pg. 9

How to switch film in the middle of a roll. Tips on rewinding the film, retrieving the leader, writing needed information on the leader for reuse, etc.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1993 (v.57#6) pg. 32

How to press a shutter release without inducing camera shake.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1993 (v.57#6) pg. 35

How to focus an SLR manually.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1993 (v.57#6) pg. 39

Checklist to make sure both you and your camera are ready to take pictures.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Jan 1994 (v.58#1) pg. 16

Bad weather photography. Tips on using an ordinary camera in snow, rain, mist and fog.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Mar 1994 (v.58#3) pg. 26

Shoot your point-and-shoot cameras to the max. Ten ways to boost the technical quality of your compact's pictures.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Jun 1995 (v.59#6) pg. 50

How to photograph from a moving platform (bus, boat, airplane, ...).
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1995 (v.59#10) pg. 44

How to test your ability to hold various lenses steady while taking pictures.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1995 (v.59#10) pg. 54

Read a good negative lately? Interpreting what you see upon close inspection of processed color-negative film. Includes picture taking advice dealing with overexposure, color filtration, fluorescent lighting, color conversion filters, and unsharp negatives.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Jun 1997 (v.61#6) pg. 82

How to handhold a camera for long exposures (1/4 second).
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1997 (v.61#10) pg. 58

How to get better autofocused shots with your SLR.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1997 (v.61#10) pg. 63

How and when to use manual exposure.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1997 (v.61#10) pg. 74

Best how-to tips for camera operation. (1) Get better auto-focused shots with your SLR. (2) Hold your camera steady.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1998 (v.62#10) pg. 78, 86

How accurate is autofocus? An in-depth look at the mechanics of autofocus cameras and tips on their use. A related article shares advice from 9 pros on why and how to use autofocus.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Sep 1999 (v.63#9) pg. 82, 76

The serious shooter's guide to point & shoot photography. How SLR camera users can get good pictures from a compact camera.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Aug 2002 (v.66#8) pg. 64

Motion control. Learn to use your camera's shutter speeds to freeze or accentuate action.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY & IMAGING Jul 2003 (v.67#7) pg. 50

How to read and interpret a digital photo histogram. This knowledge will assist you in making better in-camera exposures.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY & IMAGING Nov 2003 (v.67#11) pg. 33

Freeze the action. Using fast shutter speed, slow shutter speed or panning to capture motion on film.
SHUTTERBUG #261 Jun 1992 (v.21#8) pg. 34

Getting started with a twin lens reflex (TLR) camera, a less expensive way to get into medium-format photography. A related article looks at using the Rolleiflex TLR.
SHUTTERBUG #292 Jan 1995 (v.24#3) pg. 127, 144

Bracketing for perfect exposures. Tips on mastering the technique.
SHUTTERBUG #294 Mar 1995 (v.24#5) pg. 72

Ten tips for getting the best from your compact camera.
SHUTTERBUG #302 Nov 1995 (v.25#1) pg. 168

Beat point & shoot at its own game. How to make sure the composition and exposure are what you want, not what the camera electronics decide.
SHUTTERBUG #308 May 1996 (v.25#7) pg. 54

Proper handholding of your camera to capture sharp images without a tripod.
SHUTTERBUG #308 May 1996 (v.25#7) pg. 58

Using the old cameras. Some tips.
SHUTTERBUG #316 Jan 1997 (v.26#3) pg. 195

Image quality. (1) Impact of shooting with and without a lens shade. (2) Hand holding a camera at fast shutter speeds versus using a tripod.
SHUTTERBUG #338 Nov 1998 (v.28#1) pg. 152

Camera shake, the thief of sharpness. How to avoid this problem or use it to your advantage.
SHUTTERBUG #356 May 2000 (v.29#7) pg. 94

Photography ABCs. The correct use of zoom lenses.
SHUTTERBUG #358 Jul 2000 (v.29#9) pg. 126

Photography ABCs. Using wide angle lenses.
SHUTTERBUG #360 Sep 2000 (v.29#11) pg. 142

Autofocus problem solving. 10 tips for reliable photography with an autofocus camera.
SHUTTERBUG #364 Jan 2001 (v.30#3) pg. 158