PRACTICE IN PORTRAIT SHOOTING WITH TOYS
Portrait lighting is not easy to learn if there is no model at hand. After reading the articles and watching video tutorials on setting up the light, you will be…

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HOW TO PACK CORRECTLY PHOTO FOR DRAINS AND DO I NEED TO USE AN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE FOR THIS
For a photographer who works with photo banks, high-quality images are half the success. In order for a photo to be commercially successful on stocks, it must be properly “packed”:…

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HOW TO WORK A PHOTOGRAPHER IN A SMALL TOWN
Not all photographers live in Moscow, St. Petersburg or another big city, but this does not mean that in a small town you cannot work as a highly professional photographer…

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15 GENERAL ERRORS OF PORTRAIT PHOTOS

To make successful photo portraits, you need to think not only about the camera settings: you need to control that the lighting is installed correctly, there is a suitable background, as well as a wardrobe and other details for shooting. But most of the attention you need to pay to the people you photograph.

Combining all this is not easy, especially if you have little or no experience.

A good way to gain experience is to practice taking portraits of someone you know and who like to be photographed. Continue reading

CHARGING FOR A PHOTO, OR HOW TO PERFORM CREATIVITY

It happens that everyday routine muffles a creative approach to shooting. We offer you some interesting exercises aimed at increasing creativity and developing technical skills.

How to pump creativity

Exercise 1. Imagine filming

Imagine that you are holding a film camera with a limit on the number of frames (from 24 to 36), and at the same time there is no way to immediately see the shot. Continue reading

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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HOW TO CONTROL THE TONES OF THE BACKGROUND BY CONTROL THE LIGHT
When using studio lighting, one of the unpleasant things is related to the background. Of course, if you have the space, time and money, then you can simply stock up…

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HOW TO GET THE MAXIMUM BENEFIT FROM PHOTO CONFERENCE
One of the best ways to quickly improve your photography skills and expand your circle of acquaintances is to attend a photography conference. If you've never been to events like…

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NICK NIGHT: WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF FUTURISTIC AND FUNNY FASHION FILMING
"I feel that I exist in the future. And, I will tell you, this is an unusual place!" Nick Knight is associated with fashion photos, moreover, he is inextricably linked…

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CHOOSE THE RIGHT BACKGROUND IN PHOTOGRAPHY IS ART
Finding the right background to complement the subject is more than just trusting your instinct. The process should be approached consciously and carefully, because the background, as everyone knows, can…

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