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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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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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…

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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 excitedly looking for someone to practice with. But as soon as you finally have a person in front of the camera, everything flies out of your head, you forget all the information that was overloaded, and you feel stupid in front of your “model”. Is that familiar?

In no case should you be disappointed and give up. We offer you a budget option to study the rules of lighting when there is no real model.

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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 most cases. Of course, you can try to create a fantastic portfolio using always the same lighting scheme, but it is always useful to pump your skills in working with light and learn to use different lighting models in portrait photography at any time.

Understanding wide and short lighting in photography
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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 synchronize it with the camera), you can easily play different lighting techniques.

Use the flash as your primary light source.

Of course, on-camera flashes do not give as much light as a powerful studio monoblock or a set of studio lights, but you can easily transfer them to different places for shooting. Moreover, the on-camera light uses its own energy source, for it you do not need access to an electrical outlet. And with the right light modifier, the on-camera flash can recreate the illusion of natural light. Continue reading

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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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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8 TIPS FOR CREATING A PORTABLE PHOTO STUDIO
If you don’t have your own home photo studio yet, or if you need a mobile one to get studio-quality photos, check out the tips from Jackie Lamas, a Mexican…

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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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