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 guide the viewer’s gaze and lead him in the right direction for an ideal reading of the composition. This article discusses four types of lines: horizontal, vertical, diagonal, and converging. Each type of line has a different effect on the photo.
A good way to practice learning about lines is to go back to the old images that you shot and start looking at them for lines that worked well and those that, on the contrary, looked bad.
The next time you take a picture with the camera before you press the shutter button, consciously ask yourself which lines are in front of you and how you can use them to add something to the future picture while working with THEM, and not against them. Continue reading
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 this before, the idea of a trip can be a little scary, but you have to put up with it. There is nothing better than meeting many active photographers in one room to discuss the latest and best equipment and various shooting techniques with them. The energy and flow of knowledge at such events is simply unbelievable. Most conferences and other educational photo events gather the best speakers and teachers, so this is a great way to improve your skills and meet with mentors.
Photographer Lara Joy Brynildssen offers some tips to help you choose the right photography conference Continue reading
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 to a beginner: that they say you need softboxes, four all-in-one monoblocks, radio synchronizers, and then you need to look at what to photograph, what depends on what to buy for use. And the peak of reasoning can even become that to start, they say, is generally better with one illuminator. Having in his arsenal only one illuminator, a beginner will quickly figure out, understand and determine what equipment for a photo studio and what kind of light he needs to buy, and how professionals deal with studio lighting in general.
But many years of sales experience suggests that the requirements of beginners who want to join the studio shooting are simpler:
small but sufficient power of devices; Continue reading