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Decision: Use Digital Zoom or Not?

Decision: Use Digital Zoom or Not?

Today's Post by Joe Farace Most digital point and shoot cameras have optical zoom lenses that allow you to vary their focal length and change the size of an image being captured on the imaging chip. In most camera advertising, zoom lenses are often described by the...

We’re Having a Valentine’s Day Giveaway

We’re Having a Valentine’s Day Giveaway

Today's Post by Joe Farace How I made this shot:  It was shot at Parker, Colorado's Cars & Coffee using an Olympus Pen F with Olympus 25mm /1.8 nifty fifty lens. Program mode exposure, my typical choice for Cars & Coffee, was 1/1250 sec at f/2 and ISO 320....

Photographing Cruise Night: Low Light & Fast lenses

Photographing Cruise Night: Low Light & Fast lenses

Today's Post by Joe Farace Dick Stolley who many consider Time-Life’s best Managing Editor once said that a successful photograph elicited a “Gasp Factor” from the viewer. Stolley went on to say that if an image stopped the reader, forced them to take a second look at...

Our Cars: 1991 Mazda MX-5 Miata

Our Cars: 1991 Mazda MX-5 Miata

Today's Post by Joe Farace We all have cars that we’ve owned and miss because for reasons we can’t always remember, we sold. Today, it's about Mary's Miata. If you would like to write a post about one of your favorite cars, drop me note using the Contact tab above....

Revisited: The Lumix GX8 Goes to Cars & Coffee

Revisited: The Lumix GX8 Goes to Cars & Coffee

Today’s Post by Joe & Mary Farace "In this world second thoughts, it seems, are best."—Euripides To tell you the truth, I forgot that I even owned a (no longer available) Panasonic Lumix GX8 until I was cleaning up my gear closet and saw it setting on the shelf....

Creative Options: In-Camera Monochrome Capture

Creative Options: In-Camera Monochrome Capture

Today’s Post by Joe Farace I previously wrote about coping with color balance problems when working under challenging lighting conditions. Well, here's one way to make all of those challenges disappear; shoot in black and white. Most DSLRs and mirrorless cameras offer...