PHOTO KOTIKOV: SOME RECEPTIONS AND TIPS
Well, who doesn't like cats? Only those who do not know how to photograph them. When it comes to shooting cats, we immediately imagine kittens with their cute movements, which…

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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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HOW TO GET THE MAXIMUM BENEFIT FROM PHOTO CONFERENCE
One of the best ways to quickly improve your photography skills and expand your circle of acquaintances is to attend a photography conference. If you've never been to events like…

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HOW TO CONTROL THE TONES OF THE BACKGROUND BY CONTROL THE LIGHT

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
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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 rule of thumb that can significantly enhance photography. However, sometimes the rules should be broken. Learn how to properly use the negative space in portrait photography, it can become useful in your skills and will undoubtedly make your portrait gallery more diverse and valuable.

What is negative space?

When you photograph people, the subject of your shooting is always people (or a person). Negative image space is also an object. It includes the foreground, background, and visual “room for breathing” directly Continue reading

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 creative life and career, conducts experiments unimaginable for traditional society and bold even by today’s standards.

The body, as the physical embodiment of the soul and emotionality

A friend and like-minded person, Yukio Mishima, conducts the same research on the field of photography as the writer does in literature. This is an analysis of the “dark principles”, erotic emotionality, hidden desires and strength, irrationality and obsession, which cause a strange but Continue reading

HOW TO GET THE MAXIMUM BENEFIT FROM PHOTO CONFERENCE
One of the best ways to quickly improve your photography skills and expand your circle of acquaintances is to attend a photography conference. If you've never been to events like…

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How bright flashes in the eyes change a photo
You have chosen the model’s pose, set the lighting and found the desired shooting angle. Everything seems to be fine. Your model is motionless, looking into the lens with a…

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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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10 short studio photography tips Studio light
Many photographers know how to use their cameras correctly and know how to use studio lighting, but not everyone knows about safety precautions when working in the studio. There are…

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