CAN THE PHOTO MENTOR HELP YOU HAVE IMPROVED EFFECTIVENESS?
You are a good photographer, or at least you think so. You have several years of experience. You started as an amateur, but then gradually discovered that you can turn…

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YURI ABRAMOCHKIN - "DELICATE PROFI" OF REPORTING SHOT
Yuri Abramochkin (Yury Abramochkin) - a bright personality in the circles of Soviet photographers. Having been engaged in reportage filming for more than 60 years, he was awarded many awards.…

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HOW TO MAKE INFRARED PHOTO
Infrared photography was originally created for state surveillance, but, as you know, the use of any shooting techniques in creativity is only a matter of time (for example, as is…

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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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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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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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DAVID LASCHAPEL - GLOSSY PHOTOGRAPHER, PROVOCATIONAL CLIPMAKER AND MASTER OF SURREALISTIC GLAMOR
American David LaChapelle is known both in the fashion world and in show business. He is one of the most famous glossy photographers of our time, included by the American…

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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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