It’s Black (and White) Friday

It’s Black (and 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...
My Thanksgiving Wishes Today

My Thanksgiving Wishes Today

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Even though 2020 may not have been the kind of year that many of us had hoped for, I still have many things to be thankful for this Thanksgiving, including… The Web is a way we can share our thoughts and images with others, no...
It’s the Photographer, Not the Gear

It’s the Photographer, Not the Gear

Today’s Post by Joe Farace I think it’s pretty obvious but camera equipment doesn’t make photographs, people do. It’s also obvious that you’ll need a camera and some kind of light source—even if it’s the sun—to shoot anything but...
A Tripod Can Help With Close Focusing

A Tripod Can Help With Close Focusing

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Why use a tripod? The most obvious benefit is that it provides better image sharpness than what would otherwise be possible at hand-held shutter speeds. Reality check: As you get older the ability to hand hold a camera isn’t what...
Boudoir Photography with an Entry Level Camera

Boudoir Photography with an Entry Level Camera

Today’s Post by Joe Farace “Even the greatest was once a beginner. Don’t be afraid to take that first step.”—Muhammad Ali You don’t have to spend thousands of dollars on camera equipment to make high quality boudoir photographs. Although pros my...
Shooting Infrared with Leica’s 12mm MFT Lens

Shooting Infrared with Leica’s 12mm MFT Lens

Today’s Post by Joe Farace I think infrared images made with wide-angle lenses have more power than those shot using longer focal length lenses. That’s why the first thing I did after receiving the 12mm Panasonic Leica DG Summilux f/1.4 ASPH lens for testing was...