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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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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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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MAGIC WINTER LANDSCAPES: HOW TO TURN A DIAMOND DUST INTO SUNNY PILLARS

The Japanese island of Hokkaido in winter colors is a treasury of objects for photography. Even if you wanted to shoot exclusively winter landscapes, your choice includes a number of mystical, but extremely impressive phenomena that occur only in conditions of extreme cold. These include solar poles. Landscape photographer Toshiki Nakanishi shared some tips for shooting them using examples from the Hokkaido region of Bi-Furano. (Toshiki Nakanishi, Digital Camera Magazine.)

In this image, it was very important to ensure that sunlight reached the trees in the foreground so that the frost on them was reflected as sparkling white.

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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 recognizes colors unrealistically. This is done by adjusting camera modes or automatic white balance. How to fine-tune the colors of the scene so that they correspond to reality?

white balance settings

Digital photographs consist of information about shades (brightness) and colors. The tones in the photo are controlled by the exposure settings of the camera. The main tool for managing photo colors is setting the white balance.

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HOW TO REMOVE CORPORATE PORTRAITS

A corporate photo portrait is a photograph that shows a person in a semi-large plan (“headshot”). The portrait is usually done in a business style, in a working environment.

There are various reasons for which business photo portraits may be needed: this is mainly the use of photos in resumes or portfolios, as well as in various company documents such as newsletters, press releases. Such portraits are also used on the company’s corporate websites. Some organizations use employee portraits in their marketing and advertising campaigns, especially when they want to attract customers or encourage potential partners to join them. 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…

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MULTI EXPOSURE. QUICK GUIDE TO CREATE UNUSUAL PHOTOS
What is multiple exposure? This is a combination of two or more frames into one. The method of photography, which began with an error and became widespread over time among…

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What is a portrait plate and how to use it, or All about soft reflectors!
This light modifier has several names: soft reflector, portrait plate or just a plate, English-speaking countries know this nozzle as a beauty dish (a beautiful dish, or a beauty dish).…

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HOW TO FORGET THE GOLDEN HOUR EFFECT IN STUDIO
Shooting during the golden hour is something that many photographers want to master. It consists in capturing the very natural golden light of the sun, at sunrise or sunset, when…

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