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 creative life and career, conducts experiments unimaginable for traditional society and bold even by today’s standards.
The body, as the physical embodiment of the soul and emotionality
A friend and like-minded person, Yukio Mishima, conducts the same research on the field of photography as the writer does in literature. This is an analysis of the “dark principles”, erotic emotionality, hidden desires and strength, irrationality and obsession, which cause a strange but Continue reading
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 one 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 gather the best speakers and teachers, so this is a great way to improve your skills and meet with mentors.
Photographer Lara Joy Brynildssen offers some tips to help you choose the right photography conference Continue reading
To take pictures of the landscape at the golden hour, you need to get up early or lie down later. In addition, in this hour you will not go far, which means that in one day you can take only two pictures in ideal conditions of landscape lighting – one in the morning and one in the evening. Without a doubt, if you did everything right, then these two pictures will be a decoration of the portfolio. But what if you are on an excursion and this right place did not arrive at dawn, and you can’t wait for sunset or the subject, for example, a boat, will soon leave the frame and also will not wait for you?
The sun makes the landscape picture so contrasting that modern matrices cannot convey all the splendor that the eye sees. That’s when gradient filters save the situation. Barry J. Brady (© Barry J Brady) – a Continue reading