Film Friday:  Canon AE-1 Program Backup

Film Friday: Canon AE-1 Program Backup

Today’s Post by Joe Farace When you get knocked down, you got to get back up. Otherwise, you are going to lose.—Anne-Marie The  latest film SLR that I acquired for this blog’s new focus on film photography is a Canon AE-1 Program. It uses Canon’s FD mount...
When I Photographed the Hunchback of Notre Dame

When I Photographed the Hunchback of Notre Dame

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Pictorialism, an approach to photography that emphasizes beauty of subject matter, tonality, and composition rather than the documentation of reality. If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you know that I’m a fan of the...
Seven Tips for Photo Competition and Contests

Seven Tips for Photo Competition and Contests

Today’s Post by Joe Farace There is a point in every contest when sitting on the sidelines is not an option.”—Dean Smith From time to time I’m asked to judge on-line and in-person photo contests but because of time restraints, I have limited the number of...
Travel Tuesday: Shooting Low Light Photography

Travel Tuesday: Shooting Low Light Photography

Today’s Post by Joe Farace It doesn’t matter what you call it—available light, unavailable light, available darkness, or low light photography—often the most rewarding images can be produced when shooting under challenging lighting conditions. Why is that?...
How Old Are Your Memory Cards?

How Old Are Your Memory Cards?

Today’s Post by Joe Farace “No structure, even an artificial one, enjoys the process of entropy. It is the ultimate fate of everything…”—Philip K. Dick As I write this I’m sitting in my home office on Daisy Hill looking out the window waiting for some new SD...
Something They Don’t Teach You In School

Something They Don’t Teach You In School

Today’s Philosophical Take by Joe Farace “Life is too important to be taken seriously.”— Oscar Wilde The original version of this post was written as an article for a magazine aimed at professional photographers. The editor refused to run it without major...