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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SPORTS PHOTO UNDER THE ROOF
In the winter season, many sporting events and training are held under the roof, indoors. Basketball. Volleyball. Gymnastics. Of course, indoor sports are fun for both participants and spectators. But…

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How bright flashes in the eyes change a photo
You have chosen the model’s pose, set the lighting and found the desired shooting angle. Everything seems to be fine. Your model is motionless, looking into the lens with a…

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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 PHOTO RAINBOW
Although rainbows are a frequent occurrence in nature, nevertheless, a series of certain events must occur simultaneously so that a seven-color arc forms in the sky. Firstly, there should be…

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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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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 REMOVE CORPORATE PORTRAITS
A corporate photo portrait is a photograph that shows a person in a semi-large plan (“headshot”). The portrait is usually done in a business style, in a working environment. There…

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