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
The article will introduce you to the wide and short light and explain when and why to use them, and Continue reading
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
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