Infrared Photography in Your Own Backyard

Today’s Post by Joe Farace On a personal note: Today I am seeing my surgeon and he will be making a decision about what the next phase in the healing and rehab process from my hand surgery will be. After the appointment, I’ll post something on Instagram (follow me @joefarace) and give everyone an update. Whenever I’m asked to do a presentation about infrared...

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Shooting Available Light Boudoir Photography

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Complacency is the enemy of creativity.— Joe Farace Its time for a confession: While The studio in my current house is small (11×15-feet) I like shooting there and do so whenever given the chance. Shooting in the cramped basement of my old home forced me to look elsewhere in the house and that translated into me shooting with...

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A Stupid Photographer Tricks Trifecta

Today’s Post by Joe Farace …in which I share some of the dumb photographic things that I’ve done over the years and, for some reason, always seem to involve attractive women. Or as Bob Ross once said, “We don’t make mistakes, we make happy accidents. How I made this shot: I was photographing Kellie, an aspiring model at one of the group photo shoots in Fort Collins,...

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Green Screen Photography: It’s No Joke

Today’s Post by Joe Farace It’s National Tell a Joke Day; so here goes: “How many photographers does it take to change a light bulb? 50. One to change the bulb, and forty-nine to say, “I could have done that!”—Anonymous There are a few basic rules about shooting blue screen portraits but you can feel free to break or ignore most of them if you like because...

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Boudoir & Glamour Photography with Mirrorless Cameras

Today’s Post by Joe Farace I get lots of e-mail from photographers interested in boudoir and glamour photography, which is one of the reasons I wrote Joe Farace’s Glamour Photography. My techniques for this kind of portraiture are really simple and don’t require lots of expensive equipment; all you really need is a camera and a subject. But that book was published...

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Exploding Some Myths About Infrared Photography

Today’s Post by Joe Farace A reader once e-mailed me asking “Why do you do infrared photography, when regular photography is already so hard?” I wrote a post responding to that question for my former blog and you can see my answer to her question here. But today I would like to explore and maybe explode some common myths about digital infrared photography: #1:...

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