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 ADAMS ZONE SYSTEM. WHY IT IS NEEDED AND HOW TO SUCCESSFULLY USE IT
Have you ever wondered how some photographers can create images that are strikingly different from what you can see with your eyes? Digital photography allows you to use your computer…

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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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PHOTO KOTIKOV: SOME RECEPTIONS AND TIPS

Well, who doesn’t like cats? Only those who do not know how to photograph them.

When it comes to shooting cats, we immediately imagine kittens with their cute movements, which are easy to get along with. And we don’t even suspect that it is quite difficult to catch their curious eyes and the lively expression of their faces on the photo. Let’s look at how to photograph kittens and use interesting lighting effects.

There are photographers who specialize in pet photography. But sometimes the owners of cats and dogs want to make a photo shoot of their pets at home and invite a photographer. If you do not have experience with such animals, and a photo session is ahead, remember some tricks, rules and tricks. They will surely help you not to fall face down in the mud and adequately withstand a fluffy blow! Continue reading

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 mixed the Russian blood of the mother and the Armenian blood of the father.

At that time, Georgia was inhabited by different peoples, and the inhabitants of the capital generally considered the concept of “Tbilisi” or, in the old manner, “Tiflis” as an almost separate nationality. Mom Valeria was a philologist, and dad a history teacher. Back in school years, Arutyunov developed an interest in photography.

In difficult times, it was not easy to get equipment for shooting, the father’s teacher salary did not allow satisfying all the needs of children. Valiko bought magazines in which they printed pictures with images of cameras, which he could only dream of. Continue reading

HOW TO GET THE MAXIMUM BENEFIT FROM PHOTO CONFERENCE

One of the best ways to quickly improve your photography skills and expand your circle of acquaintances is to attend a photography conference. If you’ve never been to events like this before, the idea of ​​a trip can be a little scary, but you have to put up with it. There is nothing better than meeting many active photographers in the same room to discuss the latest and best equipment and various shooting techniques with them. The energy and flow of knowledge at such events is simply unbelievable. Most conferences and other educational photo events bring together the best speakers and teachers, so this is a great way to improve your skills and meet with mentors.

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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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HOW THE PHOTO CHANGE THE BRIGHT GLARES IN THE EYES
You have chosen the pose of the model, set the lighting and found the desired shooting angle. Everything seems to be fine. Your model is motionless, looking into the lens…

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HOW TO GET THE MAXIMUM BENEFIT FROM PHOTO CONFERENCE
One of the best ways to quickly improve your photography skills and expand your circle of acquaintances is to attend a photography conference. If you've never been to events like…

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