You do not need to treat still life photography as a real problem, because you do not understand where to start work. This genre is definitely worth mastering, because it can become a kind of meditation for the photographer.
Still life photography helps the photographer hone professional skills at his own pace, while at the same time, it immediately becomes possible to create works that can later be placed in the portfolio. This article will help you get started creating still life photographs: photographer Charlie Moss shares his experience in shooting them.
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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.
Color of light
Different light sources have different shades. The human brain effectively adjusts color perception to Continue reading
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
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 a magical, mystical and in some way even unearthly effect is created. It would seem that difficult in such a shoot? In the end, you just need to make time for a photo to take when the sun rises or sets, right? However, this is not all. There are many factors to consider when doing this.
First of all, inappropriate weather can interfere with your shooting. There will be days when you will not be able to have a photo session on the street due to ordinary rain or, possibly, even a storm warning. And sometimes the weather conditions may be ideal for your plans, but already at the moment when you get 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