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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SEVEN STEPS TO STUDIO SHOOTING
Step one - the difference between ordinary shooting and studio shooting Step Two - Configure the Camera Step three - choose what to shoot Step four - set up a…

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HOW TO ESTABLISH WHITE BALANCE AND WHAT IT HE INFLUENCES IN PHOTOS
While the human eye can easily adapt to the changing shades of light, the camera is a little more complicated. Because of this, you must tell her yourself when she…

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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 let’s face it: shooting such sporting events is not an easy task for a photographer. Quite often, you can even end up in a gym with such low light that even 1600 ISO will not give good results.

Let’s look at some of the nuances that should be considered when photographing indoor sports.

The first thing a photographer should remember when shooting in the gym is to closely monitor actions and movement. The plot of such outdoor games as basketball or volleyball is constantly and rapidly Continue reading

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 on a high-quality studio background in white or black (or some shade of gray).

The good news is that it may be quite enough for you to use a white or gray wall, and to make the background appear black or the desired shade of gray – use a special light control method. The method discussed in this article is quite simple.

How to control background tones
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HOW TO USE A NEGATIVE SPACE IN PORTRAIT PHOTOS

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

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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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…

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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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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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