An Old Cliche: Light St...

Oh yes, they call him the Streak, Look at that, look at that…—Ray Steven’s The Streak Today’s Post by Joe Farace Photography is full of cliches and sometime when we are shooting them we don’t even realize that they are cliches. But what the heck, sometimes it can...

Comparing Zoom vs. Prim...

Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern I like using prime lenses, but when I am unsure of what the layout of the land will be on my travels with several people, I prefer to take a zoom lens. On an outing to Wave Hill, a 28-acre public garden and cultural center in the Bronx, NY, overlooking the...

Walking Around Amsterda...

Today’s Post by Ken MacAdams Living in the sunny Southwest, I’m spoiled by day after day of gorgeous sunshine!   ] I awoke on the second day of my stay in Amsterdam to the sound of rain pelting on my motel window and was less than excited for the day’s prospects. I had the...

Chasing the Northern Li...

Today’s Post by Barry Staver Here’s more info, adding to my earlier post about the challenges of photographing one of Mother Nature’s most amazing sights. Photographing the Northern Lights as opposed to the Southern version, I believe, is easier and the most popular choice. The viewing...

Read a Book Today

Today’s Post by Joe Farace It’s National Read A Book Day. Did you know that reading improves memory, concentration and reduces stress, which is why I like to read a book in bed each night before falling asleep. Older adults who spend time reading show a slower cognitive...

On the Ice with Millie

Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern Invited to watch a hockey match at Chelsea Piers in NYC, I grabbed my Olympus M. Zuiko 40-150 f/2.8 Pro lens and headed off to the rink. The first thing I noticed was a six-foot high Plexiglas on a waist-high wall encircling the perimeter of the rink to...

Celebrating Labor Day

From the Best of Mark Toal with Joe Farace Thanks for visiting on our little home on the Web on this Labor Day. Today there is some images to maybe inspire you to photograph people, as the sing says “all kinds of people.”  Photograph your kids; make portraits of your mom,...

Tripping to Amsterdam

Today’s Post by Ken MacAdams Called the Venice of the north, Amsterdam doesn’t play second fiddle to the grand Italian city. We all have a mental picture of this land famous for tulips, old wooden windmills, and miles of waterways and I decided to see a piece of it. Call it crazy,...