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27 March 2021

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention. This time we look at JB Forbes, Tropico Photo, portraiture, a $30 manual star tracker, Jan Bell and Lynn Goldsmith.

  • The Photos of JB Forbes is a tribute to the photojournalist retiring after 45 years on the job. "Although I never knew his name, I'm amazed by how many of these photographs I know," Mike Johnston writes in his piece citing the tribute.
  • In this short video titled Global Creators: Tropico Photo, Forrest Aguar and Michelle Norris invite you into their Atlanta studio to see how turn industrial backgrounds into vibrant, colorful sets for their photography.
  • Kirk Tuck reflects on the demands of Photographic Portraiture compared to other photographic processes. He typically takes 100 frames of a single pose for a headshot, and explains why.
  • Nico Carver explains how to make a Manual Star Tracker for $30. Then he takes some two-minute exposures with a Canon Rebel and Rokinon 24mm lens to show how it works:

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