8 TIPS FOR CREATING A PORTABLE PHOTO STUDIO
If you don’t have your own home photo studio yet, or if you need a mobile one to get studio-quality photos, check out the tips from Jackie Lamas, a Mexican…

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HOW TO USE A TRIAD COLOR CIRCUIT IN PHOTOS
The photographer has many tools: using the rules of composition, knowledge of the laws of light, understanding the triangle of exposure, and so on. Color is another important tool for…

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USING A TEXTURE AS A SUBJECT
Although it may seem that the use of texture in photography is a rather simple compositional technique, nevertheless sometimes there are certain difficulties in its development. Lighting, shadows, and colors…

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COSTUMED PORTRAITS – 5 TIPS FOR MAKING CORRECTLY

Over the past few years, interest in photographing costume portraits has grown markedly. Starting from movie displays and ending with inspiration from historical canvases, there is no end to those types of shots that could not find a place in your portrait portfolio.

Shooting a person playing a role can bring a whole new dimension to your images – adding a special depth and vibrancy. People often feel more relaxed, forgetting about complexes and internal clamps, when they are in front of the camera in some kind of alien image, in a kind of “mask”. Photographer Charlie Moss (Charlie Moss) shares his best practices for creating portrait photographs in suits worthy of any professional portfolio.

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ALIKO ARUTYUNOV - PHOTOGRAPHER-SUMMER OF THE SOVIET EPOCH
Valery Sergeevich Arutyunov was born in Tbilisi in 1939. Its origin influenced the formation of a special mentality of the artist, allowed to absorb the culture of different nationalities. It…

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HOW TO CORRECT LENS DISTORTION
Lens distortion is a common problem that photographers face daily. Distortions can be divided into two groups: perspective distortion (when lines parallel in reality become convergent) and optical distortion (distortion).…

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Eugene Smith - Supporter of "Subjective" Photography
Eugene Smith (William Eugene Smith), famous in the genre of documentary photography, today is known throughout the world. Throughout his life, he was convinced that photography was able not only…

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU TAKE PLACE TO DIGITIZE SLIDES
In the pre-digital era, photo slides were a common way to preserve memories. But now the technology of slides is outdated, most people no longer have access to a slide…

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