In the Garage Vlog: Sigma’s EF-M Lenses

Today’s Vlog by Joe Farace   Sigma Lenses from Joe Farace on Vimeo. For more detailed information about each lens in this series, click on these links to posts about the Sigma f/1.4 prime lenses for Canon’s EF-M mount: Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lens for Canon EF-M Sigma 16mm f/1.4 EF-M Lens Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lens Our Cars:...

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Using Canon Picture Styles for Car Photography

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Today’s post specifically focuses on a feature that’s found in Canon EOS cameras and while shooters of other brands and systems might be unhappy about this singular focus, please keep in mind it’s just for today’s post. If nothing else, enjoy today’s featured photograph. Canon’s Picture Styles are applied to JPEG (still) and MOV...

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Tips for Shooting Cars Under Challenging Light Conditions

Today’s Post by Joe Farace When photographing cars at indoor shows or in car museums you’ll experience challenges photographing that you’ll never encounter when shooting them outdoors. Here are a few tips on to overcome typical problems. Color balance: In the typical indoor situation, your camera’s AWB (Auto White Balance) setting should work fine but it may not...

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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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