Make sure you don’t miss a single Photofocus post – point your feed reader to the free Photofocus RSS Feed here and subscribe. NOTE: If you listen to the audio/video samples linked to from this page, please do so with headphones on. If you do not, you will not hear the difference and are wasting […]

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Make sure you don’t miss a single Photofocus post – point your feed reader to the free Photofocus RSS Feed here and subscribe. There is a difference between MAKING a picture and TAKING a picture. My goal at Photofocus is to turn picture takers into picture makers. Picture making is a much more thoughtful activity […]

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Make sure you don’t miss a single Photofocus post – point your feed reader to the free Photofocus RSS Feed here and subscribe. Over the last week, using several social media sites, I conducted an informal poll. I asked photographers which is their favorite 13×19 inkjet photo printer. The results were surprising. Discounting the non-responsive […]

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Make sure you don’t miss a single Photofocus post – point your feed reader to the free Photofocus RSS Feed here and subscribe. Years and years and years ago, I entered lots of juried photo competitions. Those that I entered tended to be sponsored by galleries or local art associations. Some were sponsored by governments […]

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Make sure you don’t miss a single Photofocus post – point your feed reader to the free Photofocus RSS Feed here and subscribe. In photography, like most of life, the details matter. I am NOT talking about the details that the pedants hunt for. I’m not talking about the stuff only other photographers would notice. […]

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Make sure you don’t miss a single Photofocus post – point your feed reader to the free Photofocus RSS Feed here and subscribe. While most of you know what JPEGS are all about, remember that every day someone new joins the digital photo revolution so today, I’m answering a question I get all the time […]

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Make sure you don’t miss a single Photofocus post – point your feed reader to the free Photofocus RSS Feed here and subscribe. Post & Photo by Joe Farace – Follow Joe on Twitter When it comes to photographing people it’s not just about the equipment, it is mostly about the interaction with your subjects. […]

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Make sure you don’t miss a single Photofocus post – point your feed reader to the free Photofocus RSS Feed here and subscribe. When Olympus first announced the PEN series cameras, they received much attention. Part of this was because they took a bunch of bloggers and “journalists” and gave them cameras to play with […]

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Make sure you don’t miss a single Photofocus post – point your feed reader to the free Photofocus RSS Feed here and subscribe. Post & Photo by Joe Farace – Follow Joe on Twitter A photograph is usually all about the light – but infrared photography is all about capturing images using invisible light, which […]

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Make sure you don’t miss a single Photofocus post – point your feed reader to the free Photofocus RSS Feed here and subscribe. Post & Photo by Joe Farace – Follow Joe on Twitter Back in the film era, before starting a portrait session legendary photographer Leon Kennamer would make a Polaroid test shot of […]

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Make sure you don’t miss a single Photofocus post – point your feed reader to the free Photofocus RSS Feed here and subscribe. Whenever I work with an ad agency or an art director, it’s a very different experience from when I work by myself. The agency people always have a very solid idea of […]

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Make sure you don’t miss a single Photofocus post – point your feed reader to the free Photofocus RSS Feed here and subscribe. PLEASE BE PATIENT – OUR SERVERS SEE LARGE LOADS ON PUBLISHING DAYS. THE DOWNLOADS MAY GO SLOWLY BUT THEY WILL FINISH. Feed URL: http://bit.ly/ffwv9n Direct Download: http://photofocus.podomatic.com/enclosure/2011-08-14T15_40_36-07_00.mp3 Photofocus Episode 84 Host: Scott […]

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Make sure you don’t miss a single Photofocus post – point your feed reader to the free Photofocus RSS Feed here and subscribe. Sometimes you just have to go for it. Bambi Cantrell and I were teaching a photo workshop together in Vegas recently and Bambi noticed that the hotel ballroom offered some interesting photo […]

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Make sure you don’t miss a single Photofocus post – point your feed reader to the free Photofocus RSS Feed here and subscribe. Short and sweet. If you’re a beginner, this will help your portraits improve dramatically. If you’re an old hand this will serve as a reminder for how to make portraits that sing. […]

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Make sure you don’t miss a single Photofocus post – point your feed reader to the free Photofocus RSS Feed here and subscribe. Post & Photo by Joe Farace – Follow Joe on Twitter The ingredients for making great portraits are easy to find: You need a subject, a camera, and some light. But like […]

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Don’t miss a single Photofocus post – point your feed reader to the free Photofocus RSS Feed here and subscribe. Perhaps you’re familiar with the motion picture The Bucket List. It’s about two terminally ill men who escape from a cancer ward with a list of things they want to do before they die. I’m […]

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Make sure you don’t miss a single Photofocus post – point your feed reader to the free Photofocus RSS Feed here and subscribe. You’re stuck. You’re not feeling creative. You are looking for good photographic subjects but you just aren’t finding them. Here’s a short post that is designed to get you off the couch […]

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Make sure you don’t miss a single Photofocus post – point your feed reader to the free Photofocus RSS Feed here and subscribe. NOTE: This is a repost of something I wrote more than two years ago, but since our audience is much larger now than it was then, there may be many of you […]

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Make sure you don’t miss a single Photofocus post – point your feed reader to the free Photofocus RSS Feed here and subscribe. Post & Photo by Joe Farace – Follow Joe on Twitter The first thing that your eyes notice about a photograph is image sharpness, followed by brightness and then warmth. There are […]

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Make sure you don’t miss a single Photofocus post – point your feed reader to the free Photofocus RSS Feed here and subscribe. Post & Photo by Joe Farace – Follow Joe on Twitter Once upon a time, the laminated print portfolio was de rigeur for photographers. These slick presentations cost a lot of money […]

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Make sure you don’t miss a single Photofocus post – point your feed reader to the free Photofocus RSS Feed here and subscribe. Post & Photo by Joe Farace – Follow Joe on Twitter These days I don’t shoot much film but I still have a few film cameras that I don’t plan on getting […]

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