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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,…

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HOW TO PHOTOGRAPHY STILL LIFE. SIMPLE METHODS
You do not need to treat still life photography as a real problem, because you do not understand where to start work. This genre is definitely worth mastering, because it…

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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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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 work differently in landscapes or portraits than in photographs that contain many textures or patterns. But as soon as you begin to find textures in everyday life, they will significantly improve your pictures (or even become their main subject). Every aspect of the texture becomes an important part of the composition, so you need to consider all the details, from color to the picture and even depth. Continue reading

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 the case with high-speed photography). Although a lot of time has passed since then, and even the infrared film has already been discontinued, you can easily recreate the look of infrared photos when post-processing in the editor.

Infrared photography turns traditional landscapes into mystical otherworldly images filled with bright shades of supposedly chewing gum and a clear accent in the sky. Continue reading

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 your hobby into a professional channel and get good money for your work.

All of the above sounds like a model of success for the photographer: to conduct their own business with passion and satisfaction. However, there is always room for growth; there is always room for improvement. A photography mentor can help improve work efficiency. Mentoring in general is a proven path for professionals of all stripes to achieve even greater success in their calling. Continue reading

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 to interest viewers and draw their attention to photos. This article offers you four tips for creating depth in your shots.

Use the correct shooting angle

The first thing you can do to add depth to your photos is to stand in a suitable place and point the camera in the right direction. Continue reading

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 due to improper hand position on the camera, and from shutter vibrations, which can cause serious difficulties or even become an insoluble problem.

What is the opposite rule in photography?

This article will discuss the most common cause of camera shake: shutter speed is lower than that allowed when manually holding the camera. Photographer Nazim Mansurov explains in simple words the empirical inverse rule, which can significantly increase the chances of taking clear photos if you don’t have a tripod on hand. Continue reading

HOW TO FORGET THE GOLDEN HOUR EFFECT IN STUDIO
Shooting during the golden hour is something that many photographers want to master. It consists in capturing the very natural golden light of the sun, at sunrise or sunset, when…

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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…

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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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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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