Think About Using Histograms…from time-to-time

Today’s Post by Joe Farace “Let your words be few and your exposures many…”—anonymus A histogram is a graphic representation of the distribution of exposure data in an image file. It was first introduced by Karl Pearson (1857-1936,) an influential English mathematician. Those who are mathematically inclines will tell you its an estimate of the...

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Are Your Photographs Sharp Enough for You?

Today’s Post by Joe Farace “Sharpness is a bourgeois concept”—Henri Cartier-Bresson When I updated my old computer to a 5K iMac it changed the way that I view and work with many of my older images. Photographs that were made with older, lower resolution digital cameras and viewed on older, softer CRT monitors don’t compare with how they look today on higher...

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Crowded Car Show Tip? Get Closer.

Today’s Tip by Joe Farace “If your pictures aren’t good enough, you aren’t close enough.” —Robert Capa. Don’t get frustrated by the lack of space and crowded working conditions that you may found at many car shows, cars and coffee events or museums. Use that situation to your advantage by finding small details and capture them in sharp focus. Get...

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Here’s A Few Car Photography Tips, Tools & Techniques

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Next to your camera, the most important thing to bring to the next car show is lots of memory cards and by that I means, fast cards with high capacity. Whether shooting indoors or outside exposure can be tricky, so you should always be sure to follow one of Farace’s most important Laws for photographing cars: You should slightly...

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Shooting a Car Show with a Leica DG 12mm Summilux f/1.4 lens

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Fast prime lenses are all the rage with manufacturers of both DSLRs and mirrorless cameras. The cynical me seems to think that these lenses have been designed to lure unsuspecting photographers into parting with vast quantities of their money. But maybe, just maybe they ,ight be worth all your hard earned cash… How I made this shot:...

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Eight Tips for Better Car Shots at Cars & Coffee

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Now that some Cars & Coffee events are back in parts of Colorado, Here are some answers to questions that came up from people I talked with during the last event that I wanted to share with those who couldn’t make it to the event. Tip #1: To make interesting photographs at a car show, you gotta love cars. A passion for the...

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