How Do I Find Glamour Models: The Book

Today’s Post by Joe Farace One question readers often asked is “Where do I find models for my glamour photography?” Over the years I’ve discovered that finding glamour models is as easy or as difficult as you want to make it. I’ve answered this question is short blog posts but finding models is a constantly moving target fed by social media and paradigm shifts that...

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More Advice for New Photographers

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Recently a reader emailed me asking one of the timeless questions that many new photographers ask: Would newer, better equipment improve my photographs?” I get this kind of question from time to time and I wanted to share my response with any readers who might have similar thoughts. Keep in mind that this is not the answer but is...

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How I Approach a Glamour Session, Part 2

Today’s Post by Joe Farace When last we left our intrepid photographer, he had zeroed in his lighting and was getting ready to photograph his model, in this case the wonderful Bella Fire, who is also nice, pretty and has red hair. As I’ve written before, based on my experience there are two types of models—inner and outer directed. You can read my thoughts on...

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Employing and Enjoying the Toy Camera Effect

Today’s Post by Joe Farace These days almost all cameras, DSLR or mirrorless, have a built-in Toy Camera effect. Even the new full-frame Pentax K-1 Mark II that I just tested for Shutterbug (look for a review on line real soon now) has a Toy Camera Filter, in addition to filters for Extract Color, Replace Color, Retro, High Contrast, Shading, Invert Color, Unicolor...

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Changes Coming to the Site Today

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Sometime tomorrow we, and by that I mean Tim Fiedler and I, will be moving this site from the hosting company that has been running the site/blog from its beginnings to one that should provide better service as well as SSL support. SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a...

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Understanding White Balance and IR Photography

Today’s Post by Joe Farace There is never just one way to accomplish any effect in photography, especially when shooting infrared. This blog, like my old one, was never a “my way or the highway” blog, so presented for your approval is how I handle white balance when shooting infrared… One approach to shooting infrared is to make a custom white...

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