Celebrate Your Independance

Celebrate Your Independance

Today’s Post by Joe Farace “When I discover who I am, I’ll be free.” ― Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man The Fourth of July is typically a day for us to fire up the grill and not only commemorate the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776,...
Creating Fireworks & Nighttime Effects

Creating Fireworks & Nighttime Effects

Today’s Post by Joe Farace, photos by Barry Staver and Bill Craig Laughter is the fireworks of the soul.”—Josh Billings Nighttime doesn’t mean just that it’s dark. Out here in the real nighttime world, there’s also a softness in the light and color is...
Happy 38th Anniversary to Mary & Joe

Happy 38th Anniversary to Mary & Joe

Today’s Post by Joe Farace We’ve all heard the expression “Time flies when you’re having fun” but that really got to me when I posted these two portraits for today’s blog that are separated by almost 40 years years . The modern gift that’s given on...
Why You Should Give Available Light Portraiture a Try

Why You Should Give Available Light Portraiture a Try

Today’s Post by Joe Farace It doesn’t matter what person, place, or thing you’re photographing, the ultimate subject of any photograph is light. Light, whether it occurs naturally or artificially, has four basic characteristics: quality, quantity, direction and...
How Much Photographic Experience Do You Have?

How Much Photographic Experience Do You Have?

Thoughts for today by Joe Farace Most professional photographer’s websites and blogs include something like this phrase: “Having more than 25 years experience…” Heck, I’m even guilty of this. The Bio page on my car photography website says “Over the past 40 years I’ve...