Behind the Scenes: Joe Shoots a Bridal Portrait

Behind the Scenes: Joe Shoots a Bridal Portrait

Today’s Post by Joe Farace It has been a long time, maybe 25 years or so, since I’ve photographed a wedding but when I was testing some monolights for the former print edition of Shutterbug, I asked long-time collaborator Pam Simpson if she had a wedding dress...
Behind the Scenes: Portrait of a Geek

Behind the Scenes: Portrait of a Geek

Today’s Post by Joe Farace A Nerd is someone who is passionate about learning/being smart/academia. A geek is someone who is passionate about some particular area or subject, often an obscure or difficult one.—OkCupid’s Nerd, Geek, or Dork Test In computers, a...
Yet Another Moment to Remember: A Special Model

Yet Another Moment to Remember: A Special Model

Today’s Post by Joe Farace “The laughter we were glad to share will echo through the years…”—The Four Lads Over the years I’ve posted lots of photographs of different models demonstrating different kinds of portrait lighting, posing or software techniques but whenever...
In Portraiture: Put Your Best Face Forward

In Portraiture: Put Your Best Face Forward

Today’s Post by Joe Farace “Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.”—Walt Whitman People’s faces are not symmetrical and most of us really have a “good” and “bad” side that photographs better or worse than...
The Meat & Potatoes of Photography: Proper Exposure

The Meat & Potatoes of Photography: Proper Exposure

Today’s Post by Joe Farace In response to suggestions from some new readers of this blog, over the next few weeks we’re going back to the basics with a occasional Tuesday posts about some subjects that tend to challenge new photographers, especially those moving...