Destination: Havana, Cuba

Today’s Post by John Larsen While I have been to Cuba a few times, this would be my first visit to the capital city of Havana. Almost as soon as we exited our 1955 Chevrolet taxi we were faced with a photo shoot as a young lady was celebrating her fifteenth birthday by modelling for a photographer with an assistant and stylist! Within one block, the poor conditions of...

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You Can Learn a Lot During a PhotoWalk…

Today’s Post by Joe Farace …but not what you might think… One of biggest misconceptions many photographer have is that a PhotoWalk is like a moving workshop but it’s not. It’s more like one of the “Coffee and Cameras” sessions that are sponsored occasionally by my main website’s blog where different photographers get together to share ideas and tips....

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See You at VWs on the Green

Today’s Post by Joe Farace If you’ve a regular reader of this blog you know we’re big fans of Volkswagens, all kinds of VWs from air to water cooled. Somewhere I have a photograph of Mary as an infant with her Mom and Dad next to their brand new 1953 VW Beetle. (If I can find it, I’ll post it her, it’ so cute.) VWs on the Green is sponsored by the...

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It’s Car Show Season

Today’s Post by Joe Farace The weather is starting to get warmer and you know what that means? Car shows! The only thing more fun than driving cars is photographing them. To make interesting photographs at a car show, you gotta love cars. A passion for your subject is always a plus and enables you to look beyond the surface of a car to see its essence, its soul.   Tip...

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Shooting Under Mixed Lighting Conditions

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Light may just be light but it’s not always the same color as you might think it is. When making photographs, many of us typically think in terms of daylight as being the “proper time” for making photographic exposures and this means that many photo ops at night or late in the day are often overlooked. They shouldn’t be but even the...

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Five Ways to Improve Your Photographs

Today’s Post by Jason Anderson No matter where you are in your photographic path, you can always pick up nuggets of information, tips, and tricks from others. That’s part of why it’s important to stay networked with others in your field. One of the best things I’ve gained from other photographers is insider tips and tricks for saving a photo, taking pictures...

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