Go Monochrome on Black ...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace One of the things I like to do to get myself out of a rut is to shoot a few portraits in monochrome mode. It doesn’t have to be all the images that you make during a session; maybe just a few to see what happens. If you think that’s a bad idea because you...

Photography in Abandone...

Today’s Post by Jay Farrell One of my favorite things is abandoned building photography, particularly for my fine art figure subjects. I have always loved the character, texture, and taboo of the experience. Plus trying to put together a story about what happened inside those walls when...

Expression “Sells...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace There’s an old photographer’s expression called ESP or “Expression Sells Portraits.” and expressions helps “sell” portraits in two different ways. For the pro or aspiring professional, the concept assumes the subject’s expression leads to more portrait...

N(Ice) Light 2 from Wes...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Westcott says their Ice Light 2 LED light is 50% brighter than it’s predecessor while maintaining a nearly identical form factor —the handle is actually half-inch or so longer. My field tests show that yes, it’s brighter but maybe not quite so much as a...

Adding Light to Your Ph...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal I feel like photographic lighting is becoming a lost art. I think it has a lot to do with cameras being able to shoot at higher ISO’s and the popularity of cell phone photography. We don’t need strobes and studio lights as much as we used to. In my...

Mirrorless Boudoir ...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace You may be interested in trying boudoir or glamour photography but may think that it’s difficult and requires lots of expensive equipment but the truth is that all you really need is a camera, some lights and a subject. I’ve alreday covered the subject of...