Every photographer wants to know about 6 basic portrait lighting modes
In classic portrait photography, there are several fundamental principles of lighting that you need to know and control during the shooting process and understand which one to apply in order…

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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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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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ANTON CORBEIN – THE MOST ROCKY PHOTOGRAPHY OF MODERNITY

Anton Corbijn was born in a Dutch province in 1955. His father was a priest of the Protestant church, and his mother was a nurse. Anton’s childhood passed in a small village. As a teenager, he becomes interested in photography. Corbane attended concerts and took the first pictures there, which he sold to local publications. Then he still did not know that it was the photos of the musicians that would make him famous. The first significant mark in the career of the future photographer can be called a collaboration with the Dutch magazine Oor. Absolute self-taught managed to make interesting and deep shots. The obvious talent of the guy was torn out. In 1979, Arthur left his homeland and moved to London.

Great Britain attracted Corbane not only with new development opportunities. His area of ​​interest includes music. Anton holds a unique photo shoot for Joy Division, the cult band of British post-punk. Continue reading

HOW TO MAKE STYLISH BLACK AND WHITE PORTRAITS

Tips for processing black and white images in Photoshop

After you get rid of the color in the photos, the tones in the images will still have to be controlled. We suggest that you familiarize yourself with the methodology of the photographer John McIntire, who uses Photoshop tools to create spectacular photos in b / w.

Global / local adjustments
Global adjustments are changes that affect the entire image.

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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 of lighting are related to the quality of the shadows that you get when lighting an object. Hard and soft light can be reproduced using artificial lighting with a combination of flash, light modifiers and the distance at which all devices are located relative to the subject.

Soft light is determined by the gradual transition between shadows and highlights. Hard is its opposite. Transitions between shadows and highlights occur quickly. The result is crisp edges, deeper shadows, Continue reading

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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 MAKE STYLISH BLACK AND WHITE PORTRAITS
Tips for processing black and white images in Photoshop After you get rid of the color in the photos, the tones in the images will still have to be controlled.…

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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 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…

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