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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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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STEEL WOOL. NEW IDEAS FOR LIGHTING
You probably saw these cool photos that show fire rings, sparks and fiery whirlwinds? Have you ever wondered how this type of photograph turns out? Perhaps what you saw was…

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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”: the correct title must be selected for it and relevant keywords must be invented. In the language of drains, this is called “attribution” of the image. Without proper attribution, your picture, no matter how professional and fresh it may be, will simply be lost in a huge mass of stock images. Continue reading

CREATING DIGITAL PHOTOS – YOUR PHOTO TIME MACHINE

Photography is a human collective past, which is a huge visual archive of various techniques, techniques and creative processes. Each print – a daguerreotype, a Polaroid photo, the brightest HDR photo – is part of our common visual language.

With a huge raw-file at hand, modern photographers strive for a new application of historical image styles in their own works. Some masters use photographic technologies of the past – ambrotypia, technicolor, anastigmat lens. Currently, there are many tools to simulate notable, sometimes even esoteric, photographic processes. Continue reading

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 that sunlight reflects gently and falls on a person’s face. The simplest way is to use a special device – a reflector. An important task is to learn to see the light falling on an object, and then control its strength and quality.

We’ll give you some tips to help you use the reflector correctly.

How to use a reflector
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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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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…

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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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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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