Thanksgiving 2019: Giving Thanks for Friends

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Thanksgiving in North America came from European and Native American traditions as a time for people to rejoice after a hard day’s work. The World Wide Web is a way that we can share our thoughts and images with others, no matter where they may be on this planet. Over the years I’ve made some great friends some of whom I would have...

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Seven Tips For Better Car Photographs

Today’s Post by Joe Farace The following tips are offered in hopes of giving you a creative kick and help you get out of a rut to not only make some great car photographs but have fun while doing it. Don’t be a fair weather photographer. Often the best photographs are made under less than ideal conditions. These kinds of images are made on dark, cloudy, rainy or...

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Book Review: Shelby Mustang, the Total Performance Pony Car

Today’s Review by Joe Farace After a press trip I took to San Diego was over the person driving me to the airport wanted to talk…about cars. He knew I started this site and asked, if I could have any car that I wanted what would it be? Without even thinking I answered “a Shelby Mustang.” Shelby Mustang,The Total Performance Pony Car by Colin Comer...

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Nostalgia: Photographing a Fiat 850 Sedan

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Regular readers of this blog know that I have a thing about Fiats. Don’t ask me why; I really don’t have an answer other than my nostalgia for Fiats that I have owned back in the day. My red 1968 Fiat 850 Coupe cost me $1667 brand new and was the best and, as hard as it is to believe for some of you, was the most dependable...

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Applying Noise Reduction With Layers

Today’s Post by Joe Farace No noise reductions software that I’ve tried so far is perfect and while you may try by working through the many options, choices, and sliders the software offers, you may never achieve digital noise nirvana. More often than not, you will obtain an image that is too smooth. When that happens to me, here’s how I fix it using Adobe...

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Our Cars: 1978 Mustang II

Today’s Post by Joe Farace While generally reviled by enthusiasts today, Ford’s Mustang II was manufactured from 1973 until 1978. Mine was a 1978 and I was inspired to buy it from the very same ad you see below. Much earlier I owned a 1966 Mustang convertible with 200 cubic inch six-cylinder and Fordomatic transmission and cool wire wheel hubcaps. I was determined...

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