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Frank Van Riper Archive

Defense of Film in The Digital Fortress – Oct. 28, 2004

Unblinking Avedon: He Made Us See Ourselves – Oct. 5, 2004

Documenting a Small Town in Missouri – Sep. 30, 2004

Cartier-Bresson: Mourning the Hawk's Eye An Appreciation – Aug. 5, 2004

Weighing Digital's Speed Against Daunting Delays – June 3, 2004

New Tenants in the House of God – May 20, 2004

Panorama Pix, Sure – But With a Holga? – May 13, 2004

Fuji's New S20: Pro Camera Wannabe – May 6, 2004

Artful Politics: Beauty From Electoral Chaos – Apr. 29, 2004

Vita Brevis; (Liberal) Ars Longa – Apr. 23, 2004

Making Tricky Birthday Pix – Apr. 15, 2004

Of Diamonds and Dugouts And Polaroid Fantasy – Apr. 8, 2004

What I Learned in School... – Apr. 1, 2004

Stand in Ansel's Shoes and Make the Same Pic? (Sure) – March 22, 2004

What Price Purity? What Level of Skill? – March 18, 2004

The New FZ-10: If it Ain't Broke... – March 11, 2004

Muriel Hasbun and the 'Layering of Memories' – March 4, 2004

Burnett's 4x5: Covering Politics the Hard Way – Feb. 26, 2004

Leica's Digilux 2: The 'Analog' Digital – Feb. 19, 2004

Bar-Hopping with Mario: Pix 'In an Easy Way' – Feb. 11, 2004

The Available Light Wedding – Feb. 5, 2004

Tiny Digitals: When Smaller is Better – Jan. 29, 2004

One Photographer's Return to Film – Jan. 22, 2004

Creating the Decisive Moment – Jan. 16, 2004

Portrait of an Artist – In Half an Hour – Jan. 8, 2004

The Overpaid Wedding Photographer – Huh? – Dec. 22, 2003

An Urban 'Segway' To Easier Shooting – Dec. 19, 2003

Lost Camera: a Holiday Puzzle You Can Solve – Dec. 18, 2003

Dentro 'Il Circolo': Inside 'The Circle' – Dec. 12, 2003

'I've Always Been Crazy' ...For Honky Tonk – Dec. 4, 2003

Traveling Photogs Finally Get a Break – Nov. 24, 2003

Loving At First Sight – Nov. 20, 2003

Again in Search of Acqua Alta – Nov. 13, 2003

The Hassy Xpan II: Think Leica/Hummer – Nov. 6, 2003

A Troubled Genius Frozen in Time – Oct. 30, 2003

Space Cameras: From Ansco to Hassy to Digital – Oct. 23, 2003

Family Photo Affair: Neat Clix for Biz Pix – Oct. 16, 2003

Mail Bag: Photoshop & 'Weak Fundamentals' – Oct. 9, 2003

Iraq War in Photos – Only a First Draft – Oct. 2, 2003

Diane Arbus: Revealed And Rediscovered – Sept. 25, 2003

'Bums out of Photographers...' – Sept. 18, 2003

The Marvelous Toy: Evaluating Photoshop – Sept. 12, 2003

Photoshop Exercise – Printing 'Fernshadow' – Sept. 4, 2003

Slouching Towards Photoshop – Aug. 27, 2003

Leslie Bowman: Family Album – Aug. 22, 2003

Bad People, Gizmos and More Airport Grief – Aug. 13, 2003

FZ-1: A Pro-Level Digital Point & Shoot – Aug. 7, 2003

Venice and Lubec: The Obvious (?) Parallels – July 31, 2003

Tight Fit + Offbeat Lighting=Great Shot – July 24, 2003

Digitally, Now It's Easier Being Green – July 18, 2003

Of Proust, Pictures and Damn Fine Home Fries – July 9, 2003

A Cautiously Glorious 4th – July 3, 2003

The Classy Hassy H1: Portable Studio Camera – June 27, 2003

Hail Mary – and Other Divine Photo Tricks – June 20, 2003

– June 20, 2003

Barbara Southworth's Panoramic Poetry – June 11, 2003

The Color Cure – June 5, 2003

Everyone Outta the Pool – You Too, Horenstein – May 30, 2003

Leica MP: Retro Coup And Marketing Ploy? – May 22, 2003

Wedding Warriors – May 16, 2003

Low & Slow: Cameron's Aerial Magic Show – May 8, 2003

Sick on the Road – May 1, 2003

My Perfect Lens? Maybe Not Yours – April 24, 2003

Flowers in Your Hair... – April 16, 2003

Manipulating Truth, Losing Credibility – April 9, 2003

Two Perspectives, One City – April 3, 2003

JFK: Risky Angle – Great Shot – March 26, 2003

Access Equals Success – March 20, 2003

Choose Your Weapons – March 12, 2003

The Public & Private Diana Walker – March 6, 2003

Finally: Two Affordable (?) Pro-Level Digital Cameras – Feb. 28, 2003

Hockney's 'Lucid' Bomb At the Art Establishment – Feb. 20 2003

Reader's Mailbag on Airport Screening – Feb. 13, 2003

Of Zapped CF cards And Wary Security – Feb. 6, 2003

Garry Winogrand: Huge Influence, Early Exit – Jan. 17, 2003

The Gentle Appeal of Window Light – Jan. 17, 2003

Airport Security: Better, But Still up in the Air – Jan. 17, 2003

Oliver Stone, Coppertop & the Bunny – Jan. 10, 2003

Claire Flanders' Gentle, Eloquent Eye – Jan. 3, 2003

Not a Fit Night Out For Man nor Photog – Dec. 24, 2002

'Tis the Season To be Snapping – Dec. 20, 2002

Getting Noticed – Dec. 12, 2002

Eyeball Exercise – Dec. 6, 2002

Made to Meter – Nov. 27, 2002

Avedon: The Roar of an Aging Lion – Nov. 21, 2002

Photo Trade Show...or Toy Story 3 – Nov. 15, 2002

Bruce Davidson's Powerful 'Time of Change' – Nov. 7, 2002

Photographing on the Night Shift – Oct. 31, 2002

Hairlight Helper – Oct. 24, 2002

Take Me Out To The Renaissance – Oct. 17, 2002

Through a Glass Sharply – Oct. 10, 2002

Photo Improv – Oct. 3, 2002

A Fond Farewell - and A New Beginning – Sept. 27, 2002

'Here is New York' A Staggering Self-Portrait – Sept. 19, 2002

Building a Portfolio – One Stone at a Time – Sept. 12, 2002

'This is Huge...' – Sept. 5, 2002

Wildlife Photography – Shooting Blanks – Aug. 30, 2002

Unintended Engagement Pix – Aug. 22, 2002

Dave Harp's Chesapeake Odyssey – Aug. 15, 2002

Photographing Coins?–Got Milk? – Aug. 9, 2002

Eastern Shore Revisited – Aug. 2, 2002

High-Tech Heaviness – July 26, 2002

Stan Tretick and the Obligations of Access – July 18, 2002

.Pro-Forma – July 11, 2002

Edward Weston: Revisited and Revised – July 5, 2002

Konica Hexar RF: A Great Pretender – June 28, 2002

Paul's Peripatetic Palm Pix – June 21, 2002

'New' Image of Old Glory After A Digital Facelift – June 14, 2002

The Sterling Handiwork Of a Difficult Genius – June 7, 2002

Stalking the Digi-Film Hybrid – May 31, 2002

There But For The Grace... – May 24, 2002

Making Book(s) – May 17, 2002

The Muralist – May 10, 2002

Digital Proofing – May 3, 2002

A Leica for the 21st Century – April 26, 2002

Mamiya's Drop-Dead Digital – April 19, 2002

Travels with Chernush – April 12, 2002

A Vase of Flowers – April 5, 2002

Film: Premature Obituary – March 29, 2002

The Happy Marriage Of Old and New Technologies – March 22, 2002

Building Pictures of Buildings – March 14, 2002

A Magnificent Platinum Obsession – March 8, 2002

Capturing Motion/Creating Motion – March 1, 2002

Dancing with Seniors – Shooting Cheek to Cheek – Feb. 22, 2002

Paranoid, or Just Careful? – Feb. 14, 2002

Strength (and Skill) in Numbers – Feb. 8, 2002

Night Moves/ Light Moves – Feb. 1, 2002

A Lost Legacy – Jan. 25, 2002

Lemonade – Jan. 18, 2002

'Photo Hero' – Jan. 10, 2002

Holga's (Now-Unblinking) Plastic Eye – Jan. 3, 2002

Telefonini and Carciofi for All!! – Dec. 28, 2001

Bearing Witness to the Unthinkable – Dec. 20, 2001

Friendlier Skies? – Dec. 14, 2001

Death of the Digital Happy Snap? – Dec. 7, 2001

Murphy's Second Law – Nov. 30, 2001

Moby C, Joe McNally & A Tribute to Heroes – Nov. 20, 2001

Five Flags Over Broadway – Nov. 15, 2001

Fred Maroon Remembered: Forever the 'Amateur' – Nov. 9, 2001

Anthrax and Zapped Film - Unintended Consequences – Nov. 2, 2001

Copyright Infringement: Protecting What Is Yours – Oct. 23, 2001

Healing Through Art and Memory – Oct. 19, 2001

Greatness = Being Good Consistently – Oct. 12, 2001

'In Response to Place' - A Diverse Dozen – Oct. 5, 2001

Running Scared and Flying Blind – Sept. 27, 2001

Of Weddings and War – Sept. 21, 2001

The Power of Images at Our 'Second Pearl Harbor' – Sept. 13, 2001

Giving Back – Sept. 7, 2001

Overcoming 'Animal' – Aug. 31, 2001

Donald Woods Remembered – Aug. 23, 2001

Traveling the Alternative Road – Aug. 17, 2001

Venice Through a Polaroid Iris – Aug. 9, 2001

Forbidden Pictures – Aug. 3, 2001

Pecking Order – July 27, 2001

Southern Exposure: Antarctica – July 20, 2001

Martin Dixon: Leica Biker – July 12, 2001

Dr. Burnett's Magic Box – July 6, 2001

Shooting Fireworks (Indoors) – June 29, 2001

Pre-Digital Prestidigitation – June 22, 2001

Dropped Cameras: An Anecdotal Indictment – June 15, 2001

The Print Lab Around Your Neck – June 8, 2001

Wedding War Stories – June 1, 2001

The Eyes of History – May 25, 2001

Digital Master of a Barren Beauty – May 18, 2001

Slick Trix for Kid Pix – May 11, 2001

Punchy Plug-Free Location Portraits – May 4, 2001

Colorful Black and White – April 27, 2001

Needing the Next New Thing? – April 20, 2001

Taming Your Flash – April 13, 2001

Stieglitz and New York – A Town to Match his Ego – April 6, 2001

Traveling Light(er) – March 29, 2001

Phabulous Photographers: The Gift of Time and Teaching – March 23, 2001

Digital Downsides – March 16, 2001

My Great Digital Leap Forward – March 9, 2001

Death (and Love) in Venice – March 2, 2001

Venetian Formula: Go Slow, Stay Sane – Feb. 23, 2001

Preparing for Venice – Feb. 16, 2001

Great Photography Books: A Dinner Table Debate – Feb. 9, 2001

Cuba: Taking Strong Exception – Feb. 2, 2001

A Whole Lotta Shakin' Can Improve Your Pix – Jan. 25, 2001

Pat Fisher's Stamp of Approval – Jan. 19, 2001

The Frustrating Genius of Edward Steichen – Jan. 11, 2001

Stephen King, Photography Teacher – Jan. 4, 2001

Pulitzer Pictures: Capturing the Moment – Dec. 29, 2000

Extending the Holidays – Dec. 22, 2000

Sheila Metzner's Platinum New York – Dec. 15, 2000

Point N' Shoots Revisted – Dec. 8, 2000

Holiday Gift Books – Dec. 1, 2000

Photographing Castro's Cuba-Fascination and Frustration – Nov. 23, 2000

'Magical' Pix With Hassy's SWC/M – Nov. 17, 2000

The Perfect Camera System – Nov. 10, 2000

The Odd Genius Who Froze Motion – Nov. 3, 2000

The Day I Shot Aaron and DiMaggio – Oct. 27, 2000

When Technology Weakens Technique – Oct. 20, 2000

The Ultimate Point n' Shoot – Oct. 13, 2000

Picturing New York One Face at a Time – Oct. 6, 2000

Mixing Light Sources for Dramatic Shots – Sept. 29, 2000

Slow Shutter for Better Pix – Sept. 22, 2000

In Praise of Available Light – Sept. 15, 2000

Hell in a Viewfinder: Kosovo – Sept. 8, 2000

Photography's Maine Connection – Sept. 1, 2000

Simple (but Dramatic) Portraits – Aug. 25, 2000

Simplified Location Portraiture – Aug. 18, 2000

The Incredible Shrinking Overhead – Aug. 11, 2000

The Plastic Nikon – Aug. 4, 2000

Surge Protection-or Practicing Safe Pix – July 28, 2000

Revisiting a Classic: The Legendary Leica M6 – Aug. 20, 2000

Street-Smart Guide To Avoiding Camera Thievery – Aug. 13, 2000

When Newer is Better – Aug. 6, 2000

Big Changes Likely for Leica – July 28, 2000

 
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