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
Many photographers, especially beginners, do not risk taking pictures against the sun, fearing either damage to the camera or ugly photos. However, if you shoot in the backlight according to all the rules, then the award will be wonderful photos with backlight.
How to shoot against the light
Yes, the sun makes the sky dazzling white and turns any objects in photographs into black silhouettes. But these problems, like many others, can be fixed. Continue reading
The popularity of minimalism cannot be denied, although it can cause quite mixed feelings. In his article, photographer Spencer Cox shares some of the main reasons for this trend, as well as a few tips for maximizing the use of style in photography.
Minimalism sends your message to the viewer
One of the first recommendations for a photographer who studies composition is to form your own special message. What should your photo bring to the viewer? What emotions or thoughts should arise when looking at a picture? And, most importantly, how can you simplify this message and convey it as efficiently as possible? Continue reading