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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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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NICK NIGHT: WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF FUTURISTIC AND FUNNY FASHION FILMING
"I feel that I exist in the future. And, I will tell you, this is an unusual place!" Nick Knight is associated with fashion photos, moreover, he is inextricably linked…

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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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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 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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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 WORK A PHOTOGRAPHER IN A SMALL TOWN
Not all photographers live in Moscow, St. Petersburg or another big city, but this does not mean that in a small town you cannot work as a highly professional photographer…

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