How I Do It: To Crop, or Not to Crop

Today’s Post by Joe Farace “To Crop, or not to Crop, that is the question”—I think Shakespeare said that. Q: After capturing an image, how much cropping do you do? A: I don’t often crop an image, preferring to do it in the camera’s viewfinder but—and this is new for me—I crop in Photoshop more than I previously did. My aversion to cropping stems from all the...

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The Opposite of Patina

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Sigma’s ART lens category includes the Sigma 30mm f/2.8 DN and 19mm f/2.8 DN lenses that are designed for mirrorless lens cameras. Right now, these are “special order” lenses from B&H Photo, but you can pick up the 19mm f/2.8 DN along with some accessories from Amazon; click here. Priced at $199, both lenses incorporate...

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Mirrorless Infrared Photography of Cars

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Whenever I write about infrared photography I get lots of questions from readers. The most common one is that when they try shooting infrared, their JPEG or RAW files always seem have some color tint to them; sometimes it’s blue or it could be magenta. So they ask: How do I get the kind of black and white tones in my photographs like you...

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Full Frame Mirrorless: Is it Worth the Price?

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Worth the price? When it comes to the pors and cons of purchasing a full-frame mirrorless camera, there;s more than just the price tag to consider. Sure the cost (and size) of full-frame vs smaller sensor cameras can be different, so let’s check out this comparison of body prices and weights: Canon EOS R                $1,799           ...

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How Not To Go Broke Buying Camera Equipment

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Scott Fitzgerald once told Ernest Hemingway, “rich people are different from the rest of us.” “Yeah, Hemingway replied, “they have more money.” The cameras and lenses that I use to make all of the images that you see on this blog and are, for the most part, gear that I actually bought and paid for. Exceptions are photographs that were...

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Shooting with the Worst Mirrorless Lens?

Today’s Post by Joe Farace I’ve written before about my interest in the Olympus 15mm f/8 Body Cap lens that someone, whose opinion I respect, once told me, “That lens is truly worthless.” The lens is seemingly discontinued but you can still get them from Amazon and, of course, eBay. When they were readily available I ordered a black lens but there were also...

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