People Make Photographs...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace I’ve said this before and it’s worth repeating for any new readers of the blog: I am not employed, under contract, or sponsored by any camera company. The ads you see at right are from companies that Mark and I know and trust and go to pay the...

Keeping Your Photograph...

From the Best of Mark Toal, photography by Joe Farace KISS is an acronym for “Keep it simple, stupid” that was  associated with aircraft engineer Kelly Johnson. The KISS principle states that systems work best if when they are simple rather than complicated;  simplicity...

Functional Sculptures i...

Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern “Roll out the barrel, we’ll have a barrel of fun”—Lew Brown, J Vejvoda Resembling big wooden barrels topped off with cylindrical hats, they stand on wide platforms supported on metal legs secured with cross braces. Amidst the graceful towering towers of the...

My WiFi Workflow

From the Best of Mark Toal I’ve written before about using in-camera Wi-Fi to transfer photos from your camera to your phone. I frequently use it to get photos to my iPhone so I can post them on Facebook, Instagram, etc. A recent trip to Yellowstone National Park really brought home how...

Exposure Tips for Shoot...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace In our recent podcast, Bary and only briefly touched on the subject of obtaining proper exposure when shooting infrared. For the reader who e-mailed asking me about it, I’ve prepared today’s post… When learning to see infrared imaging...

Spring Means Shooting M...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal Now that it’s spring (at least here in the Portland area) and the flowers are blooming and the sky is turning blue again it makes me want to set my camera to black and white modes. I once read something about always trying to do the opposite of what you...

Answering Reader Questi...

Today’s Video by Barry Staver and Joe Farace Click and Flash, the Snapit Brothers* are back in Studio B and they’re answering reader questions, most of which in this episode are related to exposure. That’s because obtaining proper exposure is the second most popular...

The Wrong Lens? Maybe N...

Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern A blue-sky afternoon beckoned for a casual car ride north on Riverside Drive. The unplanned destination for the walkabout became Grant’s Tomb, an imposing neoclassical building along the Hudson River, rising 150 feet above ground level, in a perfect...