Sentinel Building
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I love a fine art print, with a well fit matte and a custom frame. Unfortunately, my walls (and my wallet!) are not big enough to accommodate all the prints I would like to make. I could cycle my images up and down, and trade frames, but they don’t always look good in the ratios […]

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hdrcar

I think whoever invented the idea for HDR software must have been a car guy who wanted to make it simpler to show off his beautiful cars. Cars are such ideal subjects for HDR techniques because they always have bright highlights and sheen as well as sculpted forms revealed only with shadow. Last week I […]

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compositing

I began adapting my photographic style and philosophy from “hard core purist” to “compositor” the first time I ever opened Photoshop. For me, within this type of application were the keys to unlimited visual possibilities. The only bummer? I had to learn to love and to effectively clip (select and extract) items from images in […]

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In my opinion, it has never been a better time to be a creative image maker.  Not only are the tools for creation becoming more sophisticated and plentiful, but the opportunity to post, share and have your work noticed has never been easier.  I am a huge advocate of social media of all kinds.  I […]

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porsche

Watch Scott shoot a great detail shot of a beautiful car.  He’s using a wide-angle lens on a micro four-thirds body. You can check out the whole class here and get a free trial membership here. Disclaimer: This is just one way to achieve this style of shot. ______ This Post Sponsored by: lynda.com Learn photography anytime, anywhere, and […]

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Photo by Scott Bourne – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

I have been photographing my new girlfriend, well not really, just my 2014 Jaguar F-Type. At my age, the car is the next best thing! It’s been challenging to think of new ways to approach shooting the car. I have tons of standard shots I haven’t shared. They are mostly documentary shots. This is how […]

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pink.car

Post & Photo by Joe Farace – Follow Joe on Twitter In a recent Photofocus podcast, one of our readers asked: “I’m considering buying a used body and having it modified for infrared photography. I know that landscape is prime subject matter for this but are other subjects, such as portraits, cityscapes, night city streets, […]

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