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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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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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 A BEAUTIFUL PHOTO OF A SOAP BUBBLE?

Soap bubbles create a rainbow mood that is visually pleasing to both children and adults. But when photographing bubbles, difficulties may arise due to their unpredictable behavior. A competent approach and knowledge of the basics make it possible to cope with the situation and create interesting and funny photos. Our photographing rules and tips from experienced photographers on how to make a beautiful photo of a soap bubble may come in handy.

You can shoot bubbles not only as a background or entourage during portraiture, but also as an independent element, using the colorful gradient of the surface of the bubble using a macro lens, as well as various other techniques. We even wrote about one of them – how to photograph soap bubbles in the cold http://fotogora.ru/?page_id=4665

So. First of all, you need to create the subject itself. Due to the fact that the bubbles are short-lived and Continue reading

YOUR FRIEND – HISTOGRAM

The topic of discussion of the histogram is extensive and time-consuming. But, if you approach the issue creatively, by slightly “closing your eyes” to technical details, you can explain in a few words what a histogram is, why you need to be able to read and understand the histogram, because this is a very useful tool that many modern cameras offer their users, to help get quick information about the tonal range that is present in any image.

The histogram shows the distribution of image tones from black (left) to white (right). The higher the peaks in the graph, the more the shade to which they correspond. For example, histograms with a large number of dark pixels will be skewed to the left, those with more light tones will be tilted to the right.

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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

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How to use fractal filters for prismatic photography
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