Photographing Classic Cars with Film

Today’s Post by Joe Farace The Classic Car Club of America defines “classic” as a fine or distinctive automobile,  domestic or foreign, that was produced between 1925 and 1948. However, this definition of a classic car isn’t universal and some people refer to automobiles such as my (former)  1953 Packard Clipper as a “classic.” The Antique...

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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 really not. It’s more like one of the Coffee and Cameras sessions that are occasionally sponsored by my main website’s blog, where different people get together to share ideas and...

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How Can You Tell if a Miata is Happy?

Today’s post by Joe Farace Riddle me this: How can you tell if a Mazda Miata is Happy? Simple: You count the bugs in its teeth.   And if you think that seeing shark’s teeth on an MX-5 is an unusual occurrence, I want to refer you to the post, Our Cars: 1991 Mazda MX-5 Miata. During during Mary’s and my search for a Miata that she could autocross...

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Add Some Color to Your Infrared Images

Today’s Post by Joe Farace In a post on my old blog, I showed how to add the blue sky effect to your infrared photographs. While I think this effect is cool, I was surprised to learn that not all of you think it’s that great of an effect. And so, in our never-ending quest to provide as many options as possible for all forms of infrared (and car) photography,...

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Five More Ways to Improve Your Car Photography

Today’s Post by Joe Farace My friend Jason Anderson wrote a wonderful post called Five Tips to Improve Your Car Photography that I think you should read when you get a chance. But today I want to offer you five different ways to improve your photography, little things you can do to improve your photography in general and cars in particular. Take one step closer to...

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For Car Photography: When Space is Tight, Get in Close

Today’s Post by Joe Farace SEMA and the Automotive Restoration Market Organization (ARMO) along with the Hot Rod Industry Alliance (HRIA) have announced that the next Collector Car Appreciation Day will be celebrated on July 10, 2020. This is now an annual event that is designed to raise awareness of the role that automotive restoration and collection plays in...

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