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Rat Rods, Leicas and the DNG Format

Rat Rods, Leicas and the DNG Format

Today's Post by Joe Farace A rat rod is a style of hot rod that imitates (or exaggerates) the early hot rods of the 1940s, 1950s and early-1960s. … It goes on to say that most rat rods appear “unfinished”, as only the vehicle’s bare essentials are driven.—Wikipedia...

Low Light, Fast Lenses and Fast Cars

Low Light, Fast Lenses and Fast Cars

Today's Post by Joe Farace Dick Stolley, who many consider Time-Life’s best Managing Editor, once told People magazine’s photographers that a successful image elicited a “Gasp Factor” from the viewer. Often the best photographs—those “Gasp Factor” ones—are made under...

I’ll Be Photographing Cars with Film in 2022

I’ll Be Photographing Cars with Film in 2022

Today's Post by Joe Farace Recently I have increased the amount of coverage of film photography, not just on my Film Friday posts on my photography how-to Blog but also on my fledgling YouTube channel, which also includes some Cars & Coffee videos. Please check...

I’m Giving Thanks Today

I’m Giving Thanks Today

Today's Post by Joe Farace On this special Holiday and #throwbackthursday I'd like to say Thank You to all the people out there who help me with this blog and my life, starting with (and in no particular order)... Thanks to Barry Staver for his continued friendship...

Your Choice: Photo Vest vs Camera Bag

Your Choice: Photo Vest vs Camera Bag

Today's Post by Joe Farace I’ve worn photo vests for many years and have watched them evolve from a convenient way to add a few extra pockets for film/memory cards, lens caps and filters into wearable camera bags, which may be why some but not all camera bag...

Five Winter Safe Driving Tips

Five Winter Safe Driving Tips

Today's Post by Joe Farace The first day of winter in the Northern Hemisphere is marked by the winter solstice, which occurs on Tuesday, December 21, 2021, at 10:59 A.M. EST. So while the official start is next month, here in Colorado we've experienced some cold days...