HOW TO MAKE STYLISH BLACK AND WHITE PORTRAITS
Tips for processing black and white images in Photoshop After you get rid of the color in the photos, the tones in the images will still have to be controlled.…

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What are chromatic aberrations and how to fix them?
Perhaps you have heard more than once from photographers that you have critical “chromatic aberration” in your photographs? And the words sound like it's a disease. Let's look at what…

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Stylized shooting. How to prepare for a commercial stylized shoot
What is stylized photography? This is a shot with a thoughtful idea and concept. Such surveys are mainly needed for commerce. From clothing stores to catering services. Types of stylized…

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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 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

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 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.

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Using neutral density gradient filters in landscape photography

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

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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Stylized shooting. How to prepare for a commercial stylized shoot
What is stylized photography? This is a shot with a thoughtful idea and concept. Such surveys are mainly needed for commerce. From clothing stores to catering services. Types of stylized…

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Cinematography, sexuality and luxurious minimalism on the photo of Gregory Harris
Gregory Harris is a fairly young, but already very successful photographer who has been collaborating with leading glossy media and high-class brands on the planet for decades. Harris breathes in…

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PHOTO LABORATORY: TIPS FOR TINTING PRINTS
Toning in the darkroom is one of the interesting techniques for processing photographs in film photography, which is also called "colorful monochrome." With its help, you can more accurately convey…

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