Travel Photography Tips...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Just in case your momma didn’t already tell you, whenever you travel anywhere be sure to bring comfortable (and appropriate) shoes, a hat, and depending on the climate, sunscreen. Also important is comfortable underwear. I’m unable recommend anything for female...

Unleashing the Artist W...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace While they might not want to admit it, some photographers have always envied artists. When we drive 300 miles over back roads to find the perfect sunset and the weather doesn’t cooperate, we can only reach into our backpack and try various filter...

Talking To Your Portrai...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace As a young photographer I asked my mentor, Jay Perskie, what was the worst thing I could do during a photo session. My guess was going to be setting the camera on M-synch when using electronic flash (remember that?) or  similar technical glitch but...

Controlling Flare? Or I...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace In a previous post entitled “What Inspires You to Make Photographs?” I talked about how much I liked the Lumix G Vario 12-32mm f/3.5-5.6 ASPH lens. But I also commented that it tended to be a bit flare-prone. Yes, flare can be used as a compositional...

Using Old Lenses with M...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal Last week I had coffee with my friends Tracy and Jan. Tracy is a lens expert and loves adapting old film-based lenses to his mirrorless cameras, while Jan loves to shoot with Micro Four-thirds cameras. Tracy made a portrait lens from an old movie projector...

How To Pose Portrait Su...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace When it comes to photographing people it’s not just about the equipment, it is mostly about your interaction with a subject. Many times I’ve seen photographers making portraits and expecting the subjects to do all the work. That may be true when you’re...