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Joe Farace Jul 01, 2004 0 comments

"Black is the color of my true love's eyes."--traditional English song

Making photographs in a factory presents lots of technical challenges. Obviously, there are lighting...

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Joe Farace May 01, 2004 0 comments

Lucy Van Pelt: "If you have Aviophobia, you're afraid of flying." Charlie Brown: "That's it!"

The following is a true story. Some names have been changed to protect...

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Joe Farace Apr 01, 2004 0 comments

Robin: "I want a car; chicks dig the car." Batman: "This is why Superman works alone."--from the film Batman & Robin

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Joe Farace Mar 01, 2004 0 comments

"Is this the party to whom I am speaking?"--Lily Tomlin as Ernestine

There was some concern in various corners of our industry that not enough young people were becoming interested in...

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Joe Farace Feb 01, 2004 0 comments

Last month, this column was about software; this month the focus is on hardware. I'm writing this on a Boeing 777 as it flies across the Pacific Ocean toward Japan and will complete it on the way back. In between I'll visit representatives of...

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Joe Farace Jan 01, 2004 0 comments

"It's déjà vu all over again."--Yogi Berra

One of the most surprising, to me anyway, unintended consequences of the digital revolution is increasing marginalization...

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Joe Farace Dec 01, 2003 0 comments

Just in time for the holidays, 3D is back and gone digital. Fresh on the heels of the blockbuster summer movie Spy Kids 3D, you can now make stereo photographs using the digital camera you already own. I've been a fan of 3D since the premiere of the...

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Joe Farace Nov 01, 2003 0 comments

"Computers = Ticket To Hell."--the back of an Alien Skin Software T-shirt

Recently I received a press release from a high-tech company hyping "an event announcing a...

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Joe Farace Oct 01, 2003 0 comments

"History repeats itself; that's one of the things wrong with history."--Clarence Darrow

In February 1990, I wrote a story for the now-defunct Photomethods magazine...

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Joe Farace Sep 01, 2003 0 comments

"It takes a licking and keeps on ticking."--John Cameron Swayze on Timex

A story oft told in photofinishing circles and one that is, perhaps, apocryphal goes like this: A customer...

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Joe Farace Aug 01, 2003 0 comments

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"Everything looks worse in black and white..."--Paul Simon's Kodachrome

I think Paul Simon is wrong, but...

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Joe Farace Jul 01, 2003 1 comments

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"In the right light, at the right time, everything is extraordinary."--
Aaron Rose

A Shutterbug reader...

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Joe Farace May 01, 2003 0 comments

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"Someday my prints will come."--Anonymous

When I was a student at The Maryland Institute College of Art, there was a...

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Joe Farace Apr 01, 2003 0 comments

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"The nicest thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from."--Ken Olsen, founder of DEC

While it...

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Joe Farace Mar 01, 2003 0 comments

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"Are you telling me you built a time machine out of a DeLorean?...The way I see it, if you're gonna build a time machine into a car, why not do it with some style."--Back To...