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
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.
This layer of curves to reduce the brightness affected the entire image, and not in a very pleasant way Continue reading
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