Clothing Advice When Sh...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace I  think that client communications is the most important aspect of portraiture. That dialog begins with the initial contact and then moves through all of the communications that happen during a session but to make the best possible portrait, you should ...

What Is Available Light...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace A kind of golden hour one remembers for a lifetime… Everything was touched with magic.—Margaret Bourke-White It ‘s 3 AM and a clanging alarm clock jolts you into semi-consciousness. It’s pitch black outside; last night’s storm has subsided but it’s...

Both the Journey and th...

Today’s Post by Jamie Zartman I have always wanted to return to the Bisti/De-na-zin wilderness in northern New Mexico. The first time I was there, I didn’t do enough research and got little more than blisters wondering around the wrong area. This time, I invited a fellow...

Focusing for Infrared C...

Today’s Post  by Joe Farace When passing through a lens, light waves of different colors and wavelengths don’t focus on the same plane. That’s why, most lenses can’t focus infrared wavelengths on the same plane as visible light. So when you shoot infrared images it may be necessary...

Lessons from Making the...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal Over a period of 23 days in September days I traveled to Hood River, Oregon for the building of this year’s Rat Rod car. Gary Fisher and his crew had 23 days to build a car almost from scratch for under $3000. Last year I took mostly still images and a made a...

Why Digital Infrared?

Today’s Post by Joe Farace I’m often asked that questions and here’s my answer: Lest you think digital infrared capture is an esoteric photographic pursuit, a recent Google search turned up 8,770,000 hits for “digital IR.” By comparison “Gum Bichromate” produced only...