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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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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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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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 – Jean-Paul Belmondo, Franco Nero and many others – as well as almost all domestic actors, politicians and representatives of show business, fell.

Photographer Galina Kmit

Galina Vasilievna called herself “paparazzi”, joking about her dislike for staged photos. She sought to Continue reading

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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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

WILLIAM EGGLSTON IS A PIONEER OF AMERICAN COLOR PHOTOS
The work of William Eggleston makes an ambiguous impression: someone admires them, someone does not understand them. But be that as it may, his name is inscribed in gold letters…

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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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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).…

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EUKHENIO RECUENCO - NON-ORDINARY FASHION PHOTOGRAPHER AND CINEMA DIRECTOR
The Spaniard Eugenio Recuenco, who works in the field of fashion photography, is known throughout the world. Each of his shots is thought out to the smallest detail. Very often…

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