How to use fractal filters for prismatic photography
The desire for creativity inspires many photographers and encourages them to study and use various creative devices in their work. In this article, you will learn about devices such as…

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A FEW RECEPTIONS TO HELP WHEN SHOOTING SUNSETS
Sunrises and sunsets are what all people take off. Struck by the grandeur of nature at the time of sunset, we try to quickly get out any camera and capture…

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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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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 mystical, but extremely impressive phenomena that occur only in conditions of extreme cold. These include solar poles. Landscape photographer Toshiki Nakanishi shared some tips for shooting them using examples from the Hokkaido region of Bi-Furano. (Toshiki Nakanishi, Digital Camera Magazine.)

In this image, it was very important to ensure that sunlight reached the trees in the foreground so that the frost on them was reflected as sparkling white.

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SPORTS PHOTO UNDER THE ROOF

In the winter season, many sporting events and training are held under the roof, indoors. Basketball. Volleyball. Gymnastics. Of course, indoor sports are fun for both participants and spectators. But let’s face it: shooting such sporting events is not an easy task for a photographer. Quite often, you can even end up in a gym with such low light that even 1600 ISO will not give good results.

Let’s look at some of the nuances that should be considered when photographing indoor sports.

The first thing a photographer should remember when shooting in the gym is to closely monitor actions and movement. The plot of such outdoor games as basketball or volleyball is constantly and rapidly Continue reading

BACKGROUND SHOOTING

Of course, everyone who is interested in photography has seen stunning portrait photographs where the background is blurred, but blurring does not affect the sharpness of the image of the main subject. If everything is done correctly and all conditions are met, it is not so difficult to make such photos, but for beginners it may seem difficult to obtain pleasant portraits with a blurred background, especially if they are not familiar with the appropriate techniques.

And the point is not even to use premium lenses that give you advantages in this technique due to the ability to shoot with the maximum open aperture. Even outside the lens brand, you can get excellent results if you follow some of the tips that professional photographers share in their portrait photography master classes. Continue reading

HOW TO SUCCESSFULLY USE LINES IN PHOTOS
The lines in photographs are very powerful elements that, if you have a little practice, can add a dynamic effect to the image in terms of mood, as well as…

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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…

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How to correctly expose a photo
There are different views on what can be called a properly exposed picture. For example, the following wording is most often found: "Each photograph should preserve the entire range of…

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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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