FIVE TYPICAL CAMERA SETTING ERRORS
Learning how to use a camera properly is the most important aspect of improving a photographer’s skills. Composition, lighting and post-processing on a computer have a big impact on the…

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DARE TO SEE THE SUN IN THE FACE, OR HOW TO REMOVE AGAINST THE LIGHT
Many photographers, especially beginners, do not risk taking pictures against the sun, fearing either damage to the camera or ugly photos. However, if you shoot in the backlight according to…

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ANTON CORBEIN - THE MOST ROCKY PHOTOGRAPHY OF MODERNITY
"I shot everyone," A. Corbain 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.…

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HOW TO USE FRACTAL FILTERS FOR PRISIMAL PHOTOS

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 fractal filters, and what they can bring to your photo.

What is a prism?

Prism is a transparent polyhedron, the bases of which are in parallel planes, and the side faces are parallelograms. For photography, a prism with triangular bases is usually used. Typically, a prism is made of glass or crystal, but can also be made of transparent acrylic. One of the best-known properties of a prism is the creation of a rainbow using an effect known as dispersion of light (decomposition of light into a spectrum).

The decomposition of light is not the only thing a prism can do. Refraction also occurs in it – the refraction of rays passing through its lateral faces. This means that you can see in the prism an image that is at an angle of 90 degrees to the angle that you are actually viewing. This effect, among others, is used in fractal filters. Continue reading

SMARTPHONE AGAINST THE CAMERA INDUSTRY

In terms of its functionality, the smartphone is now more like a camera or PC. Some smartphones are large enough to have high-resolution screens, while others have two screens, immediately turning into something between the phone and the tablet.

Smartphone vs camera industry
New Zealand, South Island iPhone XS Max @ 4.25mm, ISO 40, 1/1000, f / 1.8

Why, then, those who want to take decent pictures prefer to spend decent money on photography equipment and hours of training on how to use the camera, process the images shot on it? Professional photographer Nazim Mansurov offers his analysis of this issue. Continue reading

REFLECTIONS IN PHOTOS. HOW DO THIS?

In this article, photographer Alessandro Torri shares his tips on photography reflections.

Why is a shooting angle capable of both creating and ruining a reflection photo?

Reflections in photographs. How do they do it?

Reflections are generated by the light source. However, it should not be displayed in the frame. Consider, for example, a landscape photograph of a small alpine lake reflecting the silhouettes of dark trees surrounding it. Continue reading

HOW TO PHOTO GARDEN
Each professional photographer has a unique corporate identity, and most of them are likely to tell you that their creative roots were brought up, one way or another, by photographing…

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WHAT IS VIBRATION SUPPRESSION IN PHOTO?
If you are looking for a new lens, then you are likely to come across some abbreviations. For example, a mark on the VR lens indicates that the model is…

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HOW TO PHOTO GARDEN
Each professional photographer has a unique corporate identity, and most of them are likely to tell you that their creative roots were brought up, one way or another, by photographing…

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WHAT IS A STREET PHOTO OR HOW TO PICTURE PEOPLE IN THE STREET?
Faced with bright sunlight, a professional photographer immediately takes out a reflector (also called light disk, light reflector, reflector). Reflectors are compact, conveniently fold. Of course, even when folded, you…

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