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
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
Understanding how light falls allows you to control how the background looks in photos Continue reading
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