Merry Christmas to Everyone

Merry Christmas to Everyone

Today’s Post by Joe Farace On this special day, I would like to wish a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all of you who have taken this little blog to your heart. In a few weeks we will begin our ninth year of operation. I know it’s hard even for me to...
Cheap Lenses Can Be a Good Investment

Cheap Lenses Can Be a Good Investment

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Here’s my philosophy about buying lenses: For most of the photography that I do, I prefer lenses that are made by my camera’s manufacturer. But there are exceptions. Even when used with really wide-angle lenses, the focal-length...
Our Cars: 1971 Porsche 914-4

Our Cars: 1971 Porsche 914-4

Today’s Post by Joe Farace By the late 1960s, Porsche was looking for a replacement for their entry-level 912 and at the same time Volkswagen wanted a new sports coupe to replace its Karmann Ghia. Ferdinand Piëch, who was in charge of research and development at...
Going Where No Car Has Gone… Before

Going Where No Car Has Gone… Before

Today’s Post by Joe Farace When I was a kid I was sure that in the near future we would all be driving cars that would not only look like rocket ships but could fly. In the early ‘80s, Ridley Scott’s film Blade Runner (set in 2020) showed flying police cars but...