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Questions and Answers for Joe in the New Year

Questions and Answers for Joe in the New Year

Today’s Post by Joe Farace “Letters are among the most significant memorial a person can leave behind them.”—Johann Wolfgang von Goethe I enjoy hearing from this blog’s readers, especially those with questions about photography, the blog, my cameras or whatever else...

Remembering Photographing Another Remarkable Model

Remembering Photographing Another Remarkable Model

Today’s Post by Joe Farace “We will have these moments to remember…”—The Four Lads Over the years I’ve posted lots of different photographs of different models that demonstrated photography, portrait lighting and even software techniques but whenever certain models...

The Three Phases of Photographer’s Creative Life

The Three Phases of Photographer’s Creative Life

Today's Post by Joe Farace “I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.—Douglas Adams It's my strong belief that most. but certainly not all. photographers progress through three distinct phases while they are learning...

A Stupid Photographer Tricks Quatre

A Stupid Photographer Tricks Quatre

Today’s Post by Joe Farace …in which I share some of the dumb (photographic) things that I’ve done over the years and, for some reason, always seem to involve attractive women. Or as Bob Ross once said, “We don’t make mistakes, we make happy accidents. It’s been a...

Working with LED Modeling Lights: Pros & Cons

Working with LED Modeling Lights: Pros & Cons

Today's Post by Joe Farace "Photos have no narrative content. They only describe light on surface" — Garry Winogrand The biggest upside to me  of using an LED source as a modeling light in a studio flash is that there are no more bulbs to lose or break. An LED also...

Depth-of-Field and Infrared Portraiture

Depth-of-Field and Infrared Portraiture

Today's Post by Joe Farace And to answer the question may have just popped into your head: Yes, you can shoot portraits in infrared, if you're ready to deal with the unconventional results. How I Made this Shot: The color digital infrared image of my former muse, Tia...