Editor's Blog

Wendy Erickson


Jerry O’Neill – Gone but not forgotten

It is with sadness that I relay to you information about the passing of Jerry O’Neill- he was a longtime writer for this magazine. Jerry wrote the news about the photo world like no other. Ours hearts go out to his family and friends.

Photo © David H. Wells

Are you looking for something different to photograph? Try out the Reader Assignment!

Summer is great time to photograph outdoors at night- there are country fairs and carnivals everywhere this time of year. If you are looking for a little inspiration, why not try out the Reader Assignment in the July/August issue? Not only can subscribers get a $9 discount on a snap review for the assignment, we are also giving away 10 FREE snap reviews for the Reader Assignment in the July/August issue, AND  you don’t have to be a subscriber to enter the raffle for the free review! more »

Quirks of the new website

We are getting good comments back about the new site, thanks very much. I know some people have encountered difficulties logging in to activate their accounts. This may be frustrating, please know we are here to help & will get any issues resolved.  Our goal is to help everyone within 24 -48 hours of receiving your email. In most cases we have been able to solve the problem in a couple of hours.  We are helping everyone on a case-by-case basis as quickly as we can.


The new website!

Welcome to the new site

Welcome to the new photo technique website. We’re excited to launch some new user-friendly features for our readers, including some new subscriber only content areas. The new site is designed with simplicity and ease of use in mind. You won’t see any pop-up windows that get in your way. The site is similar to our printed magazine, dedicated to bringing you photographic technique in the 21st century, with commentary, a little history and more. more »

Lightroom 4 Beta Free

Here’s something of note:
Adobe recently announced the availability of Lightroom 4 beta on Adobe Labs. This free, public beta allows the photography community to test out and provide feedback on the latest version of Lightroom. The beta can be accessed by visiting Adobe Labs.

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