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Joe Farace
Works at Farace Photography
Lives in Rocky Mountains
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Nostalgia Ain’t What it Used to Be https://goo.gl/fe1djZ A Wistful Look at Shooting Film on 'Saving the World, One Pixel @ a Time' #film #minolta
nos·tal·gia, noun. a sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, typically for a period or place with happy personal associations. In one of the early chapters in my forthcoming book ab…
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In the Studio: Working With a Grid https://goo.gl/kKdx6j on my How-to Blog today. #alienbees #paulcbuff
I think a grid is one of the most underrated yet most useful lighting tools that are available. A grid provides a wider beam than a snoot so it’s useful for focusing light on a particular part of t…
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Car Photography: Some Exposure Basics https://goo.gl/KznKKe today on my Car Photography site/blog. #packard #clipper
In response to several suggestions from new readers of this blog, I wanted to back to the basics with a look at subjects that challenge new photographers—especially those moving up from cell phones…
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Celebrating the Life of ‘Daddy’ Bruce Randolph https://goo.gl/BphzYT today on 'Saving the world, One Pixel @ a Time'
“The time is always right to do what is right.”— Martin Luther King Denver’s ‘Daddy’ Bruce Randolph (1900-1994) was known for his kindness, generosity and serving an annual Thanksgiving dinner for …
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Adding the “Wet Street” Look to Your Car Photographs https://goo.gl/4cYo0t today on my Car Photography site/blog. #jaguar #XJ6
When it comes to cars, one of the most famous film noir effects is the “wet streets” look that adds all kind of interesting reflections to an image. One way to increase the drama one of your car ph…
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Wordy Wednesday #244: “Zion National Park in Infrared https://goo.gl/HQjVJT today on my how-to blog. #infrared #lifepixel
“One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.” ― John Muir, I have shot infrared images all over this country and even some in Mexico but by far the best place I’ve found to make infrared …
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How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love Auto ISO https://goo.gl/VHVX3z today on my car photography site/blog.
My friend Mark Toal is a big fan of using the Auto ISO setting and wrote a post for our sister blog Mirrorless Photo Tips that you can read here. I even wrote a counter-post about why I didn’t like…
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Wordy Wednesday #245: “Adventures in XPan Land” https://goo.gl/1wPNkn today on my How-to Blog. #hasselblad #film #xpan
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How to Find Glamour Models: Epilogue https://goo.gl/qtouG5 today on my How-to Blog. #glamour
“The secret to modeling is not being perfect. What one needs is a face that people can identify in a second.”— Karl Lagerfeld Last year I wrote a six-part series called Finding Glamour Models that …
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Happy Faces on Friday the 13th https://goo.gl/uG1LlE today on 'Saving the World, One Pixel @ a Time' #monochrome
The negative is comparable to the composer’s score and the print to its performance. Each performance differs in subtle ways.”—Ansel Adams Unlike Ansel Adams who previsualized how a print wou…
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Using Soft Focus or Blur for Portraits https://goo.gl/tU5iGu today on my How-to Blog. #glamour
When it comes to portraiture, you don’t always want tack sharp photographs. Blur and selective blur, when applied to an otherwise ordinary photograph can create a mood that fits an impression of th…
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Join me on 1/14 for the first Cars & Coffee of 2017 for an informal (and free) PhotoWalk in Parker, CO https://goo.gl/6HFZPH details today on my car photography blog/website. #carsandcoffee
The first Cars & Coffee event of 2017 will be at The Vehicle Vault, 18301 Lincoln Meadows Pkwy Parker, Colorado 80134. Its being held between 9am and 12 noon, on the second Saturday of every mo…
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Occupation
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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Colorado-based photographer/writer & author of 34 books & 2000+ magazine stories
Introduction
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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Rocky Mountains