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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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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WHAT IS THE ADAMS ZONE SYSTEM. WHY IT IS NEEDED AND HOW TO SUCCESSFULLY USE IT
Have you ever wondered how some photographers can create images that are strikingly different from what you can see with your eyes? Digital photography allows you to use your computer…

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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

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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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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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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HOW TO MAKE PROFESSIONAL PHOTOS OF SWIMMERS
Sports photography requires skill and time and belongs to a very technical genre. Swimming is a spectacular sport. It has a lot of movement, beautiful bodies of athletes, smooth surface…

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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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