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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…

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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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STEEL WOOL. NEW IDEAS FOR LIGHTING
You probably saw these cool photos that show fire rings, sparks and fiery whirlwinds? Have you ever wondered how this type of photograph is obtained? Perhaps what you saw was…

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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 with the fashion world. But the photographer cannot be called “one of.” In contrast to the photographs of many figures in this direction, his work is distinguished by innovativeness and non-standard. Knight’s photos are amazing. It does not reflect trends, it sets them.

The future cult photographer began his career, like many, with a simple passion for photography. It helped him impress the fair sex.

Nick was born in London on November 24, 1958. His family held very democratic views on raising children, so the boy always felt support from his parents in all his endeavors.

Knight’s mother was a physiotherapist, and her father a psychologist, which affected the level of free thinking in the Continue reading

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

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

ABOUT CINEMA RECEPTIONS IN PHOTOGRAPHY

There is a technique for creating photographs called the “series.” This technique conveys how a person actually perceives the world. The photographer is accustomed to seeing the world in moments – individual moments of time that last a split second, and at the same time tell the whole story in one frame. The cameraman takes 24 frames per second. He sees the world not in separate moments, but in a sequence of such moments.

About cinematic techniques in photography

The secret to successful shooting lies in the combination of such ways of seeing and thinking – moments and time. Continue reading

HOW TO CORRECT LENS DISTORTION

Lens distortion is a common problem that photographers face daily. Distortions can be divided into two groups: perspective distortion (when lines parallel in reality become convergent) and optical distortion (distortion). Distortion often causes unnatural deformation of photographs, straight lines in the image become curved, except for lines in the same plane with the optical axis.

Distortion is different in the type of impact on the line, usually there is a cushion-like distortion (parallel lines in reality are concave) or barrel-shaped distortion (the lines are convex, like in a barrel). Distortion is much more noticeably closer to the edges of the frame than in the middle. Long focal length lenses give Continue reading

ALL SHADOWS OF THE RAINBOW, OR HOW THE COLOR AFFECTS THE PHOTO
In the technical aspect, color can be complex, but in the artistic aspect, this is one of the most important parts of the image, affecting the emotions of the viewer,…

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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…

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GALINA KMIT - RUSSIAN PHOTO REPORTER, PHOTO ARTIST AND ACTRESS
Galina Vasilievna Kmit - Russian and Soviet photojournalist, the only woman who worked as a correspondent for RIA Novosti. This is a photographer in whose lens bright world celebrities -…

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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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