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…

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UNDERSTANDING THE LAW OF REVERSE SQUARES FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS
The laws of photography sometimes seem too complicated to understand and it gives the wrong impression that a mere mortal can not be thought of and not taken into account…

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A FEW RECEPTIONS TO HELP WHEN SHOOTING SUNSETS
Sunrises and sunsets are what all people take off. Struck by the grandeur of nature at the time of sunset, we try to quickly get out any camera and capture…

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HOW TO PHOTO GARDEN

Each professional photographer has a unique corporate identity, and most of them are likely to tell you that their creative roots were brought up, one way or another, by photographing nature.

If you love nature, then the garden can easily become one of the most pleasant places for shooting. Being outdoors, you are full of vivacity, and art photographs taken in such an atmosphere convey the whole holiday of a wonderful moment in time in such a special place, which is in constant development. And now is the time to transform your photography skills in the garden with a few quick tips!

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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 main subject. If everything is done correctly and all conditions are met, it is not so difficult to make such photos, but for beginners it may seem difficult to obtain pleasant portraits with a blurred background, especially if they are not familiar with the appropriate techniques.

And the point is not even to use premium lenses that give you advantages in this technique due to the ability to shoot with the maximum open aperture. Even outside the lens brand, you can get excellent results if you follow some of the tips that professional photographers share in their portrait photography master classes. Continue reading

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 guide the viewer’s gaze and lead him in the right direction for an ideal reading of the composition. This article discusses four types of lines: horizontal, vertical, diagonal, and converging. Each type of line has a different effect on the photo.

A good way to practice learning about lines is to go back to the old images that you shot and start looking at them for lines that worked well and those that, on the contrary, looked bad.

The next time you take a picture with the camera before you press the shutter button, consciously ask yourself which lines are in front of you and how you can use them to add something to the future picture while working with THEM, and not against them. Continue reading

HOW TO PHOTO GARDEN
Each professional photographer has a unique corporate identity, and most of them are likely to tell you that their creative roots were brought up, one way or another, by photographing…

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HARD LIGHT - IT'S SIMPLE!
In nature, there is soft light, hard, as well as everything in between. All this falls under the concept of "quality of light", i.e. the differences between these two types…

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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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UNDERSTANDING THE LAW OF REVERSE SQUARES FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS
The laws of photography sometimes seem too complicated to understand and it gives the wrong impression that a mere mortal can not be thought of and not taken into account…

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