YURI KOZYREV - ONE OF THE BEST MILITARY PHOTO JOURNALISTS IN THE WORLD
"When I look at the photographs of Yuri, I see the beauty, covered with darkness, the shadows of the unknown, the human condition in its most raw form, it is…

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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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HOW TO WORK A PHOTOGRAPHER IN A SMALL TOWN
Overhead When living in small cities, the overhead is usually lower. Maybe our work can also be priced cheaper? This mistake is often made by photographers from small cities, believing…

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the maestro

DAVID LASCHAPELE – GLOSSY PHOTOGRAPHER, PROVOCATIONAL CLIPMAKER AND MASTER OF SURREALISTIC GLAMOR

American David LaChapelle is known both in the fashion world and in show business. He is one of the most famous glossy photographers of our time, included by the American Photo Association in the top 10 most important people in photography. He is the author of famous video clips for a huge number of musicians of the first magnitude, from Moby, for whose video Christina Ricci turned into an angel, to Christina Aguilera, who was terribly criticized for the video sequence on the verge of a foul to the song Dirrty.

Photographer David LaChapelle

All the famous glossy magazines of the world resorted to the services of an extraordinary photographer. As a director, Lachapelle worked with Elton John, Meraya Carey, Jennifer Lopez, Florence Welch, Robbie Williams and other musicians, receiving awards for the video many times. The National Portrait Gallery in London acquired his work, in which designer Alexander McQueen and his muse Isabella Blow pose.

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UNDERSTANDING WIDE AND SHORT LIGHTING IN PHOTOS

There are many lighting options that you can use when taking portraits. Lighting “Rembrandt” and “Butterfly” are two classic schemes that are easy to configure and give excellent results in most cases. Of course, you can try to create a fantastic portfolio using always the same lighting scheme, but it is always useful to pump your skills in working with light and learn to use different lighting models in portrait photography at any time.

Understanding wide and short lighting in photography
Wide and short lighting are often combined due to the similarity of implementation and description, however, they have a completely different effect on the subject

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WHAT IS THE REVERSE RULE IN PHOTO?

Do you know how to take clear photos without using a tripod? Many get blurry images, often associated with camera shake when you release the shutter. Unfortunately, this can occur due to improper hand position on the camera, and from shutter vibrations, which can cause serious difficulties or even become an insoluble problem.

What is the opposite rule in photography?

This article will discuss the most common cause of camera shake: shutter speed is lower than that allowed when manually holding the camera. Photographer Nazim Mansurov explains in simple words the empirical inverse rule, which can significantly increase the chances of taking clear photos if you don’t have Continue reading

HOW TO USE A RING LIGHT FOR PICTURES BY NON-TRADITIONAL METHODS
Ring LED lamps are now at the peak of fame and are widely used by professional photographers and amateurs. There are many models of these devices from dozens of companies…

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4 WAYS TO ADD DEPTH AND DIMENSION IN PHOTO
One of the problems of photography is the two-dimensional environment with which we try to capture the three-dimensional world. Creating a sense of depth and dimension in the image helps…

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NICK NIGHT: WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF FUTURISTIC AND FUNNY FASHION FILMING
"I feel that I exist in the future. And, I will tell you, this is an unusual place!" Nick Knight is associated with fashion photos, moreover, he is inextricably linked…

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HOW TO PHOTOGRAPHY ART WORKS
In this article, you will find some important tips for photographing works of art. You can use them to photograph paintings, prints, drawings, textiles, etc. How to photograph a work…

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