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…

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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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LIGHT KIT FOR HOME PHOTO STUDIO. HOW TO CHOOSE A STUDIO EQUIPMENT?
If you ask the question “What should I choose a studio kit?” Even to the most experienced photographer, for sure, this will confuse him. Discussions will begin that are incomprehensible…

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HOW TO PHOTO GARDEN

Each professional photographer has a unique corporate identity, and most of them are likely to tell you that their creative roots were brought up, one way or another, by photographing nature.

If you love nature, then the garden can easily become one of the most pleasant places for shooting. Being outdoors, you are full of vivacity, and art photographs taken in such an atmosphere convey the whole holiday of a wonderful moment in time in such a special place, which is in constant development. And now is the time to transform your photography skills in the garden with a few quick tips!

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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 well as a few tips for maximizing the use of style in photography.

Minimalism sends your message to the viewer

One of the first recommendations for a photographer who studies composition is to form your own special message. What should your photo bring to the viewer? What emotions or thoughts should arise when looking at a picture? And, most importantly, how can you simplify this message and convey it as efficiently as possible? Continue reading

SEVEN STEPS TO STUDIO SHOOTING

Step one – the difference between ordinary shooting and studio shooting
Step Two – Configure the Camera
Step three – choose what to shoot
Step four – set up a bunch of camera – equipment
Step Five – Light Modifiers
Step six – arrange the equipment
Seventh step – go and take pictures
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Using neutral density gradient filters in landscape photography
To take pictures of the landscape at the golden hour, you need to get up early or lie down later. In addition, in this hour you will not go far,…

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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…

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Using neutral density gradient filters in landscape photography
To take pictures of the landscape at the golden hour, you need to get up early or lie down later. In addition, in this hour you will not go far,…

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PHOTO LABORATORY: TIPS FOR TINTING PRINTS
Toning in the darkroom is one of the interesting techniques for processing photographs in film photography, which is also called "colorful monochrome." With its help, you can more accurately convey…

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