HOW TO USE A RING LIGHT FOR PICTURES BY NON-TRADITIONAL METHODS
Ring LED lamps are now at the peak of fame and are widely used by professional photographers and amateurs. There are many models of these devices from dozens of companies…

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HOW TO USE THE REFLECTOR FOR PORTRAITS WITH NATURAL LIGHTING
Reflected light adds depth and freshness to photo portraits. Sometimes it is possible to use reflected light of natural origin, looking for large surface sizes on the open air, so…

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10 COOL WAYS TO USE THE CAMERA FLASH
Flash is one of the simplest but most versatile tools in photography. Once you understand the basics of its settings (say, how to reduce or increase power and how to…

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HOW THE PHOTO CHANGE THE BRIGHT GLARES IN THE EYES

You have chosen the pose of the model, set the lighting and found the desired shooting angle. Everything seems to be fine. Your model is motionless, looking into the lens with a lively and bright look. You focus, take a picture and … Somehow the end result is not quite what you planned to get. What could have gone wrong? It’s all about the look – the model’s eyes in the photo look a little boring, not like in reality. Sounds familiar? What is missing? No, only the glare in the eyes disappeared.

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MINIMALISM IN PHOTOGRAPHY: ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES

The popularity of minimalism cannot be denied, although it can cause quite mixed feelings. In his article, photographer Spencer Cox shares some of the main reasons for this trend, as well as a few tips for maximizing the use of style in photography.

Minimalism conveys your message to the viewer

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COFFEE PHOTOGRAPHY. AMAZE WITH DETAILS!

No matter what equipment and props you have, use the creative tips of professional photographer Dina Belenko, who talks about fantastic ways to get the perfect coffee photo.

Pay attention to how the vortices and curls of coffee and milk merge into a cup, and a pinch of cinnamon on a weightless foam for cappuccino excites the sense of smell. Or how strong coffee absorbs light, remaining almost completely opaque. Take a series of close-ups with a macro lens. In this case, there is not much room for complex narration, but you can catch the beauty of the details.

Show the ingredients

You can also focus on the differences in the preparation of, say, flat white and cappuccino. Compare two ways of drinking coffee: with or without milk, hot or with ice, with or without milk froth. Keep the scene as minimal as possible by adding only objects that clearly tell your coffee story.

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7 AWESOME FLAT LAY PHOTO IDEAS
Flat Lay is an extremely versatile still life genre. It can be minimalistic and simple, contain only key objects in a well-designed composition or dozens of tiny objects that form…

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4 WAYS TO ADD DEPTH AND DIMENSION IN PHOTO
One of the problems of photography is the two-dimensional environment with which we try to capture the three-dimensional world. Creating a sense of depth and dimension in the image helps…

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HOW TO PHOTO DOGS IN MOVEMENT
Dogs are incredibly athletic animals - from fast greyhounds to representatives of muscular shepherd breeds. But it’s one thing to capture a calm pet in a motionless pose or completely…

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PHOTO KOTIKOV: SOME RECEPTIONS AND TIPS
Well, who doesn't like cats? Only those who do not know how to photograph them. When it comes to shooting cats, we immediately imagine kittens with their cute movements, which…

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