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Sometimes You Just Have to Bracket

Sometimes You Just Have to Bracket

Today's Post by Joe Farace “Practice doesn't make perfect. Practice reduces the imperfection.” ― Toba Beta Just as pianists have to practice their scales, I think photographers should practice obtaining the best possible exposure. I thin that obtaining correct...

Building a Basic Lens Kit for Glamour & Boudoir Photography

Building a Basic Lens Kit for Glamour & Boudoir Photography

Today's Post by Joe Farace Many photographers are intrigued by the prospect of creating glamour photographs but think that the lack of proper equipment makes this goal unattainable. Nothing could be farther from the truth. My No Frills approach to glamour photography...

Working with Enhanced Infrared Conversions

Working with Enhanced Infrared Conversions

Today's Post by Joe Farace In my post Understanding White Balance and IR Photography  I suggested that you shoot in monochrome mode. no white balance needed. After all, everything is right there on your LCD. As I've gained more experience in working with my Panasonic...

Today is Black & White Friday

Today is Black & White Friday

Today's Post by Joe Farace "A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain.”— Robert Frost I've said it before but I think that it's worth repeating: Photographic umbrellas are the simplest and most...

A Look at My Most Popular Models: Part 2

A Look at My Most Popular Models: Part 2

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Over all the years I've posted many photographs of different models while demonstrating various photography, portrait lighting and even software techniques but whenever certain models are featured I seem get a higher than normal number of...

Shooting Glamour Portraits is like Baking Cookies

Shooting Glamour Portraits is like Baking Cookies

Today's Post by Joe Farace Taking pictures is like tiptoeing into the kitchen late at night and stealing Oreo cookies."— Diane Arbus I haven’t had an Oreo in a while (OK, maybe not all that long ago...) but any photographer who’s ever shot a portrait knows what the...