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...

Meet Mark Toal at WPPI ...

Mark Toal will be at the WPPI, Wedding and Portrait Photographers International, convention in Las Vegas on Monday – Wednesday, March 2-4. Please stop by the Panasonic booth and say hi. and be sure to tell him that you read Mirrorless Photo Tips—better yet be a subscriber so you...

Snowy Day Self-Assignme...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace It was a dark and stormy night… Well, it was more like a cold and snowy weekend with temperatures in the single digits and snow falling (more than 18-inches when it was all over) here on Daisy Hill. After shoveling snow on the terraced step up to my front door,...

How I Made “Doug in Con...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal My friend Doug Hunt asked me to shoot a video of him performing at the Artichoke Café here in Portland, Oregon. I also wanted to get some still images of Doug performing so I shot the video in 4K using a Panasonic Lumix GH4. This way I can grab an...

Choosing the Best Expos...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Back to Basics: As is true in everything photography related, there are no one right way to do everything, although some seminar speakers may disagree with me arguing that only their way is the one, true perfect road. This is no “my way or the highway”...

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...