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Two Practical Tips for Finding Glamour Models

Two Practical Tips for Finding Glamour Models

Today's Post by Joe Farace The last time that I wrote about how I find glamour models was last October, yet it remains the number two question that readers ask me. The first is how to pronounce my name?"  So I guess it's time for an update. Tip: If you use the search...

In the Field: Laowa 4mm f/2.8 Fisheye Lens

In the Field: Laowa 4mm f/2.8 Fisheye Lens

Today's Post by Joe Farace On a recent sunny Sunday, Mary and I decided to take a walk around Parker, Colorado's O'Brien Park. I brought along an Olympus E-P3* with a Laowa 4mm f/2.8 Fisheye lens attached. In my previous testing of this lens, none of the images...

Celebrating Women’s History Month III

Celebrating Women’s History Month III

Today's Post by Joe Farace In many parts of the world, even here in the “good ole USA,” women are often discriminated against and many times have less access to education and economic opportunities. That’s why throughout Women’s History Month, people will be...

How to Produce the Blue Sky Infrared Technique

How to Produce the Blue Sky Infrared Technique

Today's Post by Joe Farace In a previous post, I promised to show you how I produced the blue sky infrared technique when working with cameras converted for IR capture using the “Enhanced Color” (equivalent to 665nm) filter. This type of filter allows a certain amount...

You Can Turn Your Home Into a Studio

You Can Turn Your Home Into a Studio

Today's Post by Joe Farace “The subject must be thought of in terms of the 20th century, of houses he lives in and places he works, in terms of the kind of light the windows in these places let through and by which we see him every day.”—Arnold Newman I don’t have a...

Shooting with Fluorescent Studio Lighting

Shooting with Fluorescent Studio Lighting

Today's Post by Joe Farace The  problem with traditional “hot lights” is that they are, well, hot and are not all that comfortable to work under for subject and photographer alike. Welcome to a world of continuous light sources that are powered by fluorescent bulbs. I...