Making the Right Color Space Choice

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Most cameras also offer Color Space options that are different from a Color Balance setting that adjusts the color balance of the light you’re shooting in so that it appears neutral in color. How I made this shot: The above photo was made at the San Diego Automotive Museum using a Canon EOS 50D and EF-S10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM lens...

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Capturing the Art of the Junkyard

Today’s Post by Joe Farace “To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.”— Thomas A. Edison Similarly, it could be said that to create an interesting photograph also requires “a pile of junk.” Back in the 1970’s junkyard art was a popular genre and many photographers discovered that these were the ultimate photo op but times have...

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Assignment: Photographing a Small Car Collection

Today’s Post by Joe Farace When some people see the above photograph they often assume that I was just walking by this little tableaux and happened to have my camera with me and took this picture. The truth is much more complicated than that. Let me tell you the story behind the photograph. It began with a request from the significant other of a local racer and car...

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Photographing and Dreaming About Kei Cars

Today’s Post by Joe Farace One of the joys of attending the Tokyo Motor Show, at least for we Americans, is that we get to see cars from around the world that are not typically imported into the USA. In addition to French cars, which have not been sold in the USA since the 1991 Peugeot 405— Columbo drove a Peugeot 403—you also get to see Asian cars that never make...

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Choices: Using a Photo Vest instead of a Camera Bag?

Today’s Post by Joe Farace I’ve been wearing photo vests for almost thirty years and over time have watched them evolve from a convenient way of having a few extra pockets for storing gear into wearable camera bags. Camera bags may be luggage but vests are also fashion and style is just one of the many different factors in choosing what photo vest is the right one...

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Vlog: Car Search Update from the Office

Today’s Vlog by Joe Farace In today’s video I’m back in my home office answering questions from the blog’s readers about vlogging, my beard and how my search for a JoeCar is going. Technically, this new vlog starts out well but about one-third of the way in the focus drifts. Since I manually set the focus point, I don’t know how that...

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