Joe Farace

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Joe Farace  |  Mar 01, 2004  |  0 comments

ACDSee has always been a powerful image management tool for Microsoft Windows users, and the latest version is no exception, but sometimes you need a little more power. That's when you need to kick it up a notch and spend a few extra bucks for the PowerPack edition. ACDSee PowerPack costs...

Joe Farace  |  Mar 01, 2004  |  0 comments

Fashion photography is about control. It wouldn't be unusual for 12 people, in addition to the photographer, to be involved in a studio fashion shoot just to capture a single cover shot. On the runway it's different. You only have one opportunity to catch a photograph of a model...

Joe Farace  |  Mar 01, 2004  |  0 comments

"I Don't Like Spiders or Snakes..."
--Jim Stafford

First there were viruses, then spam, now web surfers have to combat parasites that can hijack their Internet...

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...

Joe Farace  |  Feb 01, 2004  |  0 comments

"Fashion is something that goes in one year...and out the other."--Overheard at Fall 2003 Fashion Week

So what's a henway? The Dumb & Dumber answer...

Joe Farace  |  Jan 01, 2004  |  0 comments

You don't normally think of any point-and-shoot camera as ideal for photographing models, but you never know when a great photo op is going to present itself. That's why I like to carry a small, high quality digital camera with me at all times. Right now Minolta's DiMAGE Xt...

Joe Farace  |  Jan 01, 2004  |  0 comments

"It ain't easy being green."
--Kermit T. Frog

To paraphrase the singing amphibian, "it ain't easy having a website," especially like those...

Joe Farace  |  Jan 01, 2004  |  0 comments

Photographing race cars is a challenge no matter what kind of camera you use. Most people think that all they need is high ISO, fast shutter speed, and a long lens with a large aperture a.k.a. "big glass." Toss in a high frame per second continuous shooting mode and with a little...

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...

Joe Farace  |  Dec 01, 2003  |  0 comments

Photogenic's StudioMax II is the kind of monolight I've been trying to find for a long time. It's lightweight, powerful, and accepts battery power so it can be used on locations where the nearest AC outlet is a city block or county away.

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