Eiko Hosoe: modern Japanese photography. Frankness on the verge of a foul
Japanese contemporary art is inextricably linked with the name Eikoh Hosoe. The largest representative of the avant-garde of the 60s of the XX century, the director and photographer throughout his…

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BACKGROUND SHOOTING
Of course, everyone who is interested in photography has seen stunning portrait photographs where the background is blurred, but blurring does not affect the sharpness of the image of the…

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What is a portrait plate and how to use it, or All about soft reflectors!
This light modifier has several names: soft reflector, portrait plate or just a plate, English-speaking countries know this nozzle as a beauty dish (a beautiful dish, or a beauty dish).…

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HOW TO USE A NEGATIVE SPACE IN PORTRAIT PHOTOS

When it comes to portrait shooting, one of the most common tips is to “fill the frame” with the subject you are shooting. All in all, this is a good rule of thumb that can significantly enhance photography. However, sometimes the rules should be broken. Learn how to properly use the negative space in portrait photography, it can become useful in your skills and will undoubtedly make your portrait gallery more diverse and valuable.

What is negative space?

When you photograph people, the subject of your shooting is always people (or a person). Negative image space is also an object. It includes the foreground, background, and visual “room for breathing” directly Continue reading

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 the muzzles in 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 into the dirt and withstand a fluffy blow with dignity! Continue reading

SELECTION OF GOOD BOOKS BY PHOTO
We offer you a selection of literature in different directions in photography, which help to improve your own knowledge and skills. Such books are not cheap, but they are worth…

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HOW TO SUCCESSFULLY USE LINES IN PHOTOS
The lines in photographs are very powerful elements that, if you have a little practice, can add a dynamic effect to the image in terms of mood, as well as…

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How to work with a model, build a pose and frame in surreal portrait photography
Surrealistic portraits often suggest, fall into memory, represent something from another world or all together. Do you want your portraits to look surreal and at the same time exciting? Photographer…

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MAGIC WINTER LANDSCAPES: HOW TO TURN A DIAMOND DUST INTO SUNNY PILLARS
The Japanese island of Hokkaido in winter colors is a treasury of objects for photography. Even if you wanted to shoot exclusively winter landscapes, your choice includes a number of…

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