UNDERSTANDING WIDE AND SHORT LIGHTING IN PHOTOS
There are many lighting options that you can use when taking portraits. Lighting "Rembrandt" and "Butterfly" are two classic schemes that are easy to configure and give excellent results in…

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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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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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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 PHOTO JEWELERY WITHOUT A STUDIO. GUIDE TO ACTION
Many online store owners are worried about how to convey the beauty of sparkling jewelry in photographs. However, shooting jewelry is not as difficult as it might seem. Here is…

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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…

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WHAT IS THE REVERSE RULE IN PHOTO?
Do you know how to take clear photos without using a tripod? Many get blurry images, often associated with camera shake when you release the shutter. Unfortunately, this can occur…

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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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