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Joe Farace
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Getting the Most from Built-in Flash http://goo.gl/BQLMKx today on my How-to Photo Blog
These days, cameras have built-in flash but not the so-called Pro models, even though having a small flash available with the click of a button can make the difference between a good photograph and…
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Tip of the Day: Applying Noise Reduction With Layers http://goo.gl/vvfamq today on my How-to Photo Blog
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 digit…
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Infrared Season is in Full Bloom http://goo.gl/65aeAO today on 'Saving the World, One Pixel @ a Time'
First I would like to thank all who attending the sold-out Infrared Workshop, this past Saturday. Big thanks to Mike, Dorothy and Ed for attending. There will be another workshop in July and when t…
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Tips for Working with LED Lights in the Studio http://goo.gl/i7RGXY today on my how-to photo blog
It’s obvious that LED studio lighting is a trend that doesn’t seem to be going away any time soon. Working in the studio with LED lighting systems, as I did recently with Flashpoint’s a…
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Using Hyperfocal Focusing when shooting cars—in Infrared—with a manual focusing lens. http://goo.gl/KxMbeF 
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Wordy Wednesday #215 “Shoot Your Way of a Rut” http://goo.gl/65QrX3 today on "Saving the world, One Pixel @ a Time'
When I’m in a rut, I shoot monochrome to get out of it. These are some of the thoughts that are going through my mid when I was working on my Geared Up column for the October issue of Shutterbug ma…
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White Balance for IR Photography http://goo.gl/LOawyY today on my How-to Photo Blog
One way is to make a custom white balance for your infrared converted camera is by making a picture of a healthy (green) lawn and use it as a reference image. Every camera sets custom white balance…
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Wordy Wednesday #216 “Real or Surreal” http://goo.gl/wlBCVa today on 'Saving the World, One Pixel @ a Time'
Surrealism was a cultural movement that began in the early 1920s and is best known for its art and writings. The surrealist’s aim was to “resolve the previously contradictory conditions…
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If you have time, please watch my Lumix GX85-shot "Building a Lego Fire ATV" on Vimeo. It's only 2min long
This is my first attempt at putting together a build video using a simple LEGO set, in this case the LEGO City 60105 Fire ATV set. It was shot with a Panasonic Lumix…
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Here's my take on the impressive, image stabilized Tamron SP 85mm f/1.8 Di VC USD Lens goo.gl/NNPNSX today on Shutterbug's website

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Proofing & TFP: How I Do It (and why) http://goo.gl/3NC7WY today on my long-running How-to Photo Blog
I’m often asked about how I deliver proofs from photo shoots and this is how I do it. This system may not work for you but you might see a part of my system that you can use and if you like it, giv…
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Cut and Paste Portraiture http://goo.gl/lvQYYs today on my How-to Photo Blog
I have a confession to make: Not all of the portraits you see on this blog (or in my books) come from a single image file. Sometimes, maybe about 2-3% of the time, the facial expression I like on t…
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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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