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Are You Really What You Shoot?

Are You Really What You Shoot?

Today's Post by Joe Farace In the automotive world it’s long been a somewhat incorrect, I think, axiom that “you are what you drive.” All this was was running though my mind while reading e-mail from a reader about one of my Shutterbug reviews of a DSLR. If you are...

Seeing the Light, No Matter Its Color

Seeing the Light, No Matter Its Color

Today's Post by Joe Farace In 1960, Peter Gowland wrote that “Light is an interpretive tool in the hands of a photographer. He can make it harsh or soft, revealing or concealing, flattering or libelous. The more he knows about the versatility of light, the easier it...

Using a Photo Vest instead of a Camera Bag?

Using a Photo Vest instead of a Camera Bag?

Today's Post by Joe Farace Every year on April First, many blog writers decide to become humorists and post what they think are whimsical musings. Not here. Although I'll occasionally go on a rant, I try to keep this blog's focus on practical photographic advice, as...

It’s Crowded? Try Photographing Part of Cars

It’s Crowded? Try Photographing Part of Cars

Today's Post by Joe Farace When photographing a car show or in a museum, I think it's a good idea to make some close-up images of parts of cars. Don’t be frustrated by the lack of space and crowded working conditions that are often found at cars shows. Use that to...

The Advantages of Using a Battery Grip

The Advantages of Using a Battery Grip

Today's Post by Joe Farace Camera manufacturers may spend time designing a DSLR’s ergonomics but not every camera shape is perfect for everybody’s hands. And it’s not just ergonomics, it’s also the kind of work a photographer typically shoots and that extends to both...

Protect Our Right To Race

Protect Our Right To Race

It seems like the EPA wants to ban racecars. Tell congress to pass the RPM Act—Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act. According to the EPA, Street vehicles—cars, trucks, and motorcycles—can't be converted into racecars. They announced that enforcement against...