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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UNDERSTANDING THE LAW OF REVERSE SQUARES FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS
The laws of photography sometimes seem too complicated to understand and it gives the wrong impression that a mere mortal can not be thought of and not taken into account…

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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…

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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 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

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 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

SELECTION OF GOOD BOOKS BY PHOTO

We offer you a selection of literature in different directions in photography, which help to improve your own knowledge and skills. Such books are not cheap, but they are worth the money. All information and photographs in these books are provided by professionals who give a detailed idea of ​​their work and the Internet can not compete here.

The basics

Let’s start from the beginning. Excellent photography requires a solid foundation in the knowledge that can be gleaned from books on the basic foundations of photography.

This book will guide you through all aspects of digital photography from shooting to post-processing and finally printing. She will help to master the theory and improve the technical skills necessary for the photographer. The book is written in a language understandable even for a beginner. A bonus is a chapter that will help you choose the right digital camera. This is one of the best photography books to start with. Continue reading

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MULTI EXPOSURE. QUICK GUIDE TO CREATE UNUSUAL PHOTOS
What is multiple exposure? This is a combination of two or more frames into one. The method of photography, which began with an error and became widespread over time among…

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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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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…

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HOW TO REMOVE CORPORATE PORTRAITS
A corporate photo portrait is a photograph that shows a person in a semi-large plan (“headshot”). The portrait is usually done in a business style, in a working environment. There…

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