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Pre-visualizing Infrared Car Photographs

Pre-visualizing Infrared Car Photographs

Today's Post by Joe Farace “If I have any ‘message’ worth giving to a beginner it is that there are no short cuts in photography.” – Edward Weston If a photograph is really about light, how is infrared photography about capturing images using invisible light? That's...

Before & After: Open or Closed Hoods?

Before & After: Open or Closed Hoods?

Today's Post by Joe Farace One of my many tips for car show photography is that you should try, and I know that it’s not always possible, not make photographs of cars with their hoods raised. At car shows and especially Cars & Coffee events, many owners like to...

First Impressions: Mary Drives the VW ID.4

First Impressions: Mary Drives the VW ID.4

Today’s Post by Mary and Joe Farace As a lifelong Volkswagen enthusiast. Mary was invited to test drive the new VW ID.4 electric crossover this past Saturday at Park Meadows Mall. She took me along for a ride and here’s how it went… The test drive itself was mapped...

Adding Digital Zoom-Zoom to a Mazda RX7

Adding Digital Zoom-Zoom to a Mazda RX7

Today's Post by Joe Farace I love drag racing and once upon a time was known to take my old GTI 337 down the strip just for the fun of it. Living on Colorado we don’t have much of a winter racing scene, except for the ice racers, of course, but that doesn’t mean that...

Photographing a Classic in Soft Focus Car

Photographing a Classic in Soft Focus Car

Today's Post  by Joe Farace Let me tell you a secret: You don’t always want or need tack sharp images, even for photographs of cars. Sometimes a soft focus image is just what the doctor or photographer ordered and the use of blur or selective blur can be used add a...

Something New Is Coming to this Site

Something New Is Coming to this Site

Today's Post by Joe Farace In the near future, my webmaster Tim Fiedler and I will be moving this site from the host that has been running it for the the past several years to one that will provide better service as well as SSL support. SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is...