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Joe Farace
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Two tips on shooting portraits: It’s Not the Equipment, It’s the Photographer http://goo.gl/1MrGZx today on my How-to Blog
“At this point, I have… come to the realization that neither equipment, nor technique can make up for inspiration, vision and message.”—Dan K. Let’s get this out of the way first: Equip…
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Wordy Wednesday #196 “What to Do When Models Don’t Show Up?” http://goo.gl/t7kYD8 today on my how-to blog
This is a question that I’m often asked, so I thought I would use this Wordy Wednesday post to answer it. As anybody who has worked with models can attest, no shows are a reality of life. Sometimes…
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In The Studio with the Plume Wafer http://goo.gl/CiFpg1 Today on Mirrorless Photo Tips (but not just for mirrorless shooters)
Today’s Post by Joe Farace A lightbank is simply a black box with one side covered in diffusion material that lets light from a source pass through and illuminate the subject. Lightbanks diff…
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Wordy Wednesday #195 “Snow on the Patio” http://goo.gl/gwLVs5 today on 'Saving the world, One Pixel @ a Time'
It seems to me we’ve had more than normal snowfall this season and in the last few weeks I’ve featured weather related posts on Wordy Wednesday. The Denver area gets 54 snow days a year but b…
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Publishing Your Own Magazine: John E Adams tells how and why he did it in "The Media Credential Game" http://goo.gl/eNAXzG today on JoeFaraceShootsCars.com
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Customize Your Camera with a New Skin http://goo.gl/mXuZPW today on Mirrorless Photo Tips. PS: It works with many kinds of cameras.
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Infrared Q & A

Questions and Answers about IR photography, today on Mirrorless Photo Tips

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Today’s Post by Joe Farace Here at Mirrorless Photo Tips, Mark and I love to hear from our readers and sometimes the questions they ask might be some of the same ones that you might have. Lik…
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Why I (Mostly) Shoot Using JPEG http://goo.gl/oHzZ7n today on 'Saving the World, One Pixel @ a Time'
If you’ve been paying attention to what’s written on the internet you know that one of digital photography’s seven deadly sins is shooting in JPEG format. Everybody knows that if you’re…
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Using a Hand-Held Light Meter http://goo.gl/9fuaM7 today on Mirrorless Photo Tips (but not just for mirrorless shooters)
Point> Counterpoint to my post Do You Really Need a Flash Meter? Today’s Post by Joe Farace All mirrorless cameras have built-in light metering and most even have some kind of spot meteri…
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Shooting Portraits with Minimum Equipment http://wp.me/p2T3EH-5cW today on 'Saving the World, One Pixel @ a Time'
Chiaroscuro: the treatment or distribution of light and shade in a picture. It should come as no surprise to learn that there are few—maybe no—real secrets in photography. Instead, what you’ll find…
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One Reason I Like Infrared Photography http://goo.gl/eC5R1z today on Saving the Wold, One Pixel @ a Time
I received an e-mail from a reader asking “Why do you do infrared photography, when regular photography is already so hard? Here’s my answer and it has to do with how most—but not all— photog…
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Wordy Wednesday #194 “Something’s Happening at the Zoo” http://goo.gl/NyFCC2 today on my how-to Blog
I don’t usually do the “awe cute” shots but here it is— a lion cub at the Denver Zoo. The local zoo is a pretty good one and Mary loves going there and I usually complain because the parking is so …
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Colorado-based photographer/writer & author of 34 books & 2000+ magazine stories
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I’m an average Joe who’s passionate about photography and want to share what I’ve learned over the years with others. Over the past 25 years or so I’ve published 34 books and more than 2200 magazine stories. Along the way, I became a Contributing Photographer and Writer for Shutterbug and Editor Emeritus of eDigitalPhoto magazines.
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I like to make photographs, write about the process and am passionate about all aspects of photography.
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photography, film and digital, writing
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  • Farace Photography
    photography/writer, present
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