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…

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How to work with a model, build a pose and frame in surreal portrait photography
Surrealistic portraits often suggest, fall into memory, represent something from another world or all together. Do you want your portraits to look surreal and at the same time exciting? Photographer…

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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

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,…

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HOW TO CONTROL THE TONES OF THE BACKGROUND BY CONTROL THE LIGHT
When using studio lighting, one of the unpleasant things is related to the background. Of course, if you have the space, time and money, then you can just stock up…

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Every photographer wants to know about 6 basic portrait lighting modes
In classic portrait photography, there are several fundamental principles of lighting that you need to know and control during the shooting process and understand which one to apply in order…

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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…

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