TIPS FOR BOUDOIR PHOTOSESSIONS
Boudoir photography is a niche in portrait photography, combining the features of portraiture, fashion, art, glamorous and erotic photography. A great way to capture sexy, sensual, stylish images of women…

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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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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU TAKE PLACE TO DIGITIZE SLIDES
In the pre-digital era, photo slides were a common way to preserve memories. But now the technology of slides is outdated, most people no longer have access to a slide…

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CHARGING FOR A PHOTO, OR HOW TO PERFORM CREATIVITY

It happens that everyday routine muffles a creative approach to shooting. We offer you some interesting exercises aimed at increasing creativity and developing technical skills.

How to pump creativity

Exercise 1. Imagine filming

Imagine that you are holding a film camera with a limit on the number of frames (from 24 to 36), and at the same time there is no way to immediately see the shot. Set for yourself a limited number of photos per day, turn off the preview on the screen and do not view the images until you return home. Continue reading

HOW TO PROTECT THE CAMERA AND THE LENS FROM DAMAGE TO THE FUNGAL

A fungus is a living, growing microorganism; it is a combination of dust and moisture that enters the internal elements of the camera lens. Dust itself usually does not cause problems, but if this dust contains spores of the fungus and combines with moisture, the fungus will grow. Left unchecked, fungal growth can permanently damage glass elements in the lenses. This type of mold is most common in humid climates. It may look like small cobweb-like spots or spots inside the lens. Often the damage that it causes is minor, but the uncontrolled growth of fungi can ruin the lens.

How to protect the camera and lens from damage by fungus

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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 can’t put the retro-reflector in your pocket, and for using some in your work you may need an assistant or a special stand. But even such “inconveniences” do not detract from the dignity and necessity of having an accessory in the arsenal of every photographer.

Reflectors have different colors: white, silver and gold are the most common. The idea of ​​the reflector is to mirror the incident bright light and thereby highlight the shadow area of ​​the subject, thereby reducing the contrast between the brightly lit and the shadow side. Naturally, the reflector partially scatters the light and, based on this property, we obtain several rules: Continue reading

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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HOW TO PHOTO THE NIGHT CITY. RULES, ADVICE, TALKS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
Photographer Matt Perry shows how to transform eye-catching cityscapes into breathtaking images while working harmoniously with the surroundings and city lights. Natural light City landscapes look great during the golden…

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PRACTICE IN PORTRAIT SHOOTING WITH TOYS
Portrait lighting is not easy to learn if there is no model at hand. After reading the articles and watching video tutorials on setting up the light, you will be…

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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…

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