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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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…

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HOW TO CONTROL THE TONES OF THE BACKGROUND BY CONTROL THE LIGHT
When using studio lighting, one of the unpleasant things is related to the background. Of course, if you have the space, time and money, then you can simply stock up…

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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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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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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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COFFEE PHOTOGRAPHY. AMAZE WITH DETAILS!
No matter what equipment and props you have, use the creative tips of professional photographer Dina Belenko, who talks about fantastic ways to get the perfect coffee photo. Pay attention…

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PETER LINDBERG - BEAUTY PROMOTIONAL WITHOUT RETOUSH
The legendary photographer of the fashion industry was born on November 23, 1944 in the Polish city of Leszno. Soon after the birth of the child, the family moved to…

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