What are chromatic aberrations and how to fix them?
Perhaps you have heard more than once from photographers that you have critical “chromatic aberration” in your photographs? And the words sound like it's a disease. Let's look at what…

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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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How to use tilt-shift lens for food photography
When it comes to food photography or food photography, the photographer’s arsenal has several perfect lenses. One of them is a tilt-shift lens. It allows you to creatively work with…

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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

9 interesting techniques for architectural photography
The correct implementation of the technical part of architectural photography should be the primary task of the photographer, although in addition to this, it is also worth experimenting. In this…

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How to correctly expose a photo
There are different views on what can be called a properly exposed picture. For example, the following wording is most often found: "Each photograph should preserve the entire range of…

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10 short studio photography tips Studio light
Many photographers know how to use their cameras correctly and know how to use studio lighting, but not everyone knows about safety precautions when working in the studio. There are…

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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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