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Joe Farace Posted: Dec 01, 2005 0 comments

"You might as well do your holiday hinting early."--Anonymous

Submitted for your approval: A list of gizmos, gadgets, and gear for the digitally-minded who maybe thought they had everything but didn't know that they really needed lots more stuff to produce the ultimate image. You can use this month's column as a shopping list for your...

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Joe Farace Posted: Jul 01, 2002 0 comments

"The ultimate security is your
understanding of reality."--H. Stanley Judd

Now that CD and even DVD burners
are commonplace in photographers' digital darkrooms, many people take

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Joe Farace Posted: Sep 01, 2002 0 comments

"Nature and books belong to the eyes that see them."--Ralph Waldo Emerson

All kinds of photographers, from amateurs to aspiring pros to professionals, are using e-books to share their...

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Joe Farace Posted: Mar 01, 2001 0 comments

Proving that in digital imaging, like the rest of photography "there are no absolutes," I've been forced to re-examine my original contention that there are just three major phases of digital imaging. To my original trifecta of image...

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Joe Farace Posted: Feb 01, 2000 2 comments

Because of the huge amount
of equipment photographers lug around some of us are cursed with back
and feet problems. Since digital imaging, especially the postproduction
aspects, seems more passive you might think thatth...

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Joe Farace Posted: May 01, 2002 0 comments

"The new electronic interdependence recreates the world in the image of a global village."--Marshall McLuhan

Home to a diverse, inquisitive people who openly embrace the "differently"-ness of Macintosh computers, San Francisco is the perfect...

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Joe Farace Posted: Feb 01, 2006 0 comments

"Crankshaft: I want to buy a camera. Photo clerk: Digital? Crankshaft: No I plan to operate it with my toes."
--"Crankshaft" comic strip

Steve Kennedy is a photographer, automobile expert, and author of Jaguar: The Classic Marque (

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Joe Farace Posted: Oct 01, 2005 0 comments

"The supreme irony of life is that hardly anyone gets out of it alive."
--Robert Heinlein

After 100 years, Eastman Kodak has stopped making black and white photographic paper that the Associated Press called "a niche product for fine art photographers and hobbyists..." I don't think there is any such thing as "fine...

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Joe Farace Posted: Mar 01, 2000 0 comments

As digital imaging technology matures, trends are beginning to emerge. For digital cameras these trends are going in several different directions. Higher resolutions at lower prices mean that the image quality gap between professional field cameras is...

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Joe Farace Posted: Sep 01, 2005 0 comments

"There is only you and your camera. The limitations in your photography are in yourself, for what we see is what we are."--Ernst Haas

Whenever I rant about how it's the photographer's vision not the hardware that's important for creating memorable images, I'm reminded of when I was younger and shooting pictures with a well-used...


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