Nanometers and Infrared...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace What a difference a nanometer makes.”—I think Frank Sinatra sang that… The wavelength of light is measured in nanometers or one billionth of a millimeter or microns that are a millionth of a meter. (Sometimes the term millimicron is used.) Red...

Portrait Posing for New...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace When I was younger, I attended a workshop on portrait posing taught by a well-respected speaker, who was known for his classic portraiture and he demonstrated how to pose a subject. It was basically pose A, then pose B, then Pose C. After a few minutes he asked...

Welcome to the World of...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace For years, astronomers used the infrared spectrum for astrophotography of distant non-terrestrial subjects and there are plenty of terrestrial applications for infrared photography, including forensic investigation and aerial crop or forest surveys, but...

Camera Straps: More tha...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace If there’s any camera accessory that’s a necessity, not a luxury, it’s the camera strap. I still remember watching my friend Marcel resting a Hasselblad on a thin railing over the Triberg Falls—the highest in Germany—with the camera strap flopped...

Traveling with a Mirror...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal This week I’m visiting one my favorite cities, Seattle. Traveling is another area where I love shooting with mirrorless cameras. Before I started shooting with Micro Four-thirds cameras, I’d carry a point-and-shoot camera wherever I traveled...

Shooting Portraits with...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace In Part II, I wrote that the Lumix G Macro 30mm f/2.8 ASPH Mega OIS could be considered a  “normal” lens with macro capabilities. What’s a “normal” lens? The focal length of a normal lens is typically considered to be equal...