MAGIC WINTER LANDSCAPES: HOW TO TURN A DIAMOND DUST INTO SUNNY PILLARS
The Japanese island of Hokkaido in winter colors is a treasury of objects for photography. Even if you wanted to shoot exclusively winter landscapes, your choice includes a number of…

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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…

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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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HOW TO PHOTO RAINBOW

Although rainbows are a frequent occurrence in nature, nevertheless, a series of certain events must occur simultaneously so that a seven-color arc forms in the sky. Firstly, there should be a lot of moisture in the air. This is usually possible on a rainy day or after a quick downpour. Secondly, the sun should be relative to the horizon. Scientists have found that if the sun is understood above 42 degrees above the horizon, then you can’t see a rainbow on earth. Thirdly, the part of the sky where the sun is located should be clear and cloudless, while the part of the sky where the rainbow may appear is likely to rain. When all these conditions are met, the sun’s rays are refracted and reflected from water droplets in the sky, creating an optical illusion of what is commonly called a rainbow. Continue reading

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 and knowledge of the basics make it possible to cope with the situation and create interesting and funny photos. Our photographing rules and tips from experienced photographers on how to make a beautiful photo of a soap bubble may come in handy.

You can shoot bubbles not only as a background or entourage during portraiture, but also as an independent element, using the colorful gradient of the surface of the bubble using a macro lens, as well as various other techniques. We even wrote about one of them – how to photograph soap bubbles in the cold http://fotogora.ru/?page_id=4665

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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 a few words what a histogram is, why you need to be able to read and understand the histogram, because this is a very useful tool that many modern cameras offer their users, to help get quick information about the tonal range that is present in any image.

The histogram shows the distribution of image tones from black (left) to white (right). The higher the peaks in the graph, the more the shade to which they correspond. For example, histograms with a large number of dark pixels will be skewed to the left, those with more light tones will be tilted to the right.

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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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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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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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HOW TO USE A NEGATIVE SPACE IN PORTRAIT PHOTOS
When it comes to portrait shooting, one of the most common tips is to “fill the frame” with the subject you are shooting. All in all, this is a good…

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