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 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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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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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

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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 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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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…

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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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WHAT IS PEAK FOCUS AND HOW TO SUCCESSFULLY USE IT
Do you often wonder how great it would be to use a gorgeous vintage lens on a modern camera? Does the lack of autofocus bother you? But there is a…

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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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