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How to clean the lens and camera sensor
You can get all kinds of gadgets and solutions for cleaning lenses and cameras, but in most cases you only need two simple things to do with this task. Many…

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STEEL WOOL. NEW IDEAS FOR LIGHTING
You probably saw these cool photos that show fire rings, sparks and fiery whirlwinds? Have you ever wondered how this type of photograph is obtained? Perhaps what you saw was…

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MINIMALISM IN PHOTOGRAPHY: ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES
The popularity of minimalism cannot be denied, although it can cause quite mixed feelings. In his article, photographer Spencer Cox shares some of the main reasons for this trend, as…

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What is a “stop” exposure in a photograph?

“Stop” is the step of increasing or decreasing the amount of light entering the lens. A step means that the light on the film or camera matrix will get twice as much (or less).

In photography, “stop” or “step” is a fairly common concept, but many people misunderstand it, many are afraid because it sounds complicated. In fact, “stop” is very simple.

Changing the exposure to a stop (or one step) means doubling (decreasing or halving) the amount of light that enters the lens.

For example, if you hear that you needed to increase exposure by 1 step, it means that you had to capture Continue reading

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 photographers, is used to create contemporary art photography.

In this quick guide, we will explain how to properly use the multiple exposure effect and what if the camera does not support the double exposure function?

When using film cameras, the occurrence of double exposure most often occurred due to the negligence of the photographer, which led to a double exposure to the same piece of film. But the undoubted artistry of some frames accidentally received led to the fact that the most eminent photographers began to develop the direction of the multi-exposure in photography and used it with confidence. For example, Sarah Moon.

Some modern digital cameras feature dual or more exposure. To create a multi-photo, just switch in the Continue reading

STEEL WOOL. NEW IDEAS FOR LIGHTING

You probably saw these cool photos that show fire rings, sparks and fiery whirlwinds? Have you ever wondered how this type of photograph is obtained? Perhaps what you saw was a photograph using burning steel wool.

Steel wool. New ideas for lighting

Steel wool (iron wool, steel wool) is a bunch of randomly laid steel wires of a very small cross section. It is used as an abrasive for grinding and polishing, in appearance it really looks like a tuft of wool, hence its English name steel wool. Continue reading

JAN BERRY – PHOTO ARTIST CREATING PICTURES FROM JEANS PANTS

Ian Berry, also known in the art environment as Demimu, is a British artist who does not paint with paints, but draws them from jeans shreds like an old mosaic. His works are incredibly popular, they are expensively bought and exhibited in galleries around the world. The most famous company Ray Ban even released a limited collection of sunglasses with a “jeans” design, inspired by the work of Berry. His paintings, even close by, can be mistaken for stylishly retouched photos – they are so realistic and accurate. Meanwhile, the artist always works in the patchwork technique, using jeans and nothing but them.

Ian Berry creates incredible portraits of celebrities, city landscapes, life sketches, photos of which are often replicated in famous print and online publications – Elle, Playboy, Metro International, Nylon, Trend Hunter. He became the winner of the Rivet 50 and for his work was included in the TOP 50 of the most influential people in the “world of denim.”

Also, Ian Berry is on the list of 30 leading artists under the age of 30. He creates unique works – for Continue reading

T-STOP VS F-STOP: WHAT DIFFERENCE?

One of the first things you come across in photography is F-stop (from focal length “focal length”). It, as a measurement of the lens, is an important part of the exposure, like the T-stop (from the English transmission – “transmission”). We suggest you familiarize yourself with the article by professional photographer Gabor Holtzer in which he explains on the fingers the differences between T-stop and F-stop.

What does F-stop mean?

Each lens has an entrance pupil. The entrance pupil is that part of the lens where the diaphragm is located (and not the front of the lens). Its diameter is usually slightly less than the diameter of the front glass element. Continue reading

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HOW TO REMOVE CORPORATE PORTRAITS
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BACKGROUND SHOOTING
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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…

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HOW TO GET THE MAXIMUM BENEFIT FROM PHOTO CONFERENCE
One of the best ways to quickly improve your photography skills and expand your circle of acquaintances is to attend a photography conference. If you've never been to events like…

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