Is Today Last Chance Infrared?

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Snow is expected today in my little corner of Colorado and all of the leaves that are currently on trees may soon disappear because of a heavy wet Fall snow. How much snow and it’s effects on deciduous tress will determine how many, if any, leaves will remain and that may affect how I make digital infrared images over the next...

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It’s Wednesday, Try Some Monochrome Portraits

Today’s Post by Joe Farace One of the things that I like to do to get out of a photographic rut is to shoot some of the photographs made during a portrait session in direct monochrome mode. It doesn’t have to be all of the images in a session; just a few to, you know, see what happens. If you think that’s a bad idea because you worry about changing your mind later...

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A Few Travel Tuesday Tips & Tools

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Let me start by wishing everyone a Happy National Fluffernutter Day and if you want to learn more, click here. If you only learn one new thing from today’s post, this is it: Don’t buy a new camera or lens on the Thursday before leaving for a week long trek in Africa, Macho Picchu or Easter Island. If there is any secret about travel...

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Working with LEDs in my Home Studio

Today’s Post by Joe Farace On Saturday I wrote a post called Finding Glamour Models: An Update in which I complained about the current status of modeling websites and the difficulty in finding glamour model these days. But it wasn’t always like that. In February, 2014 through the combination of a recommendation from a photographer friend and the very same...

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Finding Glamour Models: An Update

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Although I can’t find the link, I’m pretty sure that in the series I wrote about finding glamour models, I suggested that one way to find models was through the use of modeling websites. This approach worked great for me in the past and I found many wonderful models on these sites. But no more. These sites have turned into something other than...

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Photography in all Kinds of Weather

Today’s Post by Barry Slaver & Joe Farace “Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.”—John Ruskin To me, the real adventure of photography is being passionate about creating images that reflect your own personal view of the...

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