DRAMATIC PORTRAITS
The harsh shadows that you get in your first attempts at shooting with an external flash can discourage anyone. Yes, photographing with reflected light is a challenge. But, on the…

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SERGEY MAXIMISHIN: "A PHOTOGRAPH SHOULD BE A NARRATOR"
Sergey Maksimishin (Sergey Maximishin) - a talented photojournalist. His works are recognizable not only in narrow circles of lovers of photo art. They sell well at trade shows and attract…

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VADIM HIPPENREATER - PHOTO EET AND FOUNDATION OF THE RUSSIAN SCENERY OF PHOTO ART
The famous Soviet and Russian photographer Vadim Gippenreiter was an extraordinary and multifaceted personality. The talent for photography and the ability to create beautiful pictures were combined with his exceptional…

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7 TIPS ON THE USE OF GESTALT THEORY FOR A BETTER COMPOSITION
Gestalt theory appeared around the 1920s and explains some of the ways in which people perceive their own world around them. The basic idea is that when faced with a…

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HOW THE RELATIONSHIP OF THE PARTIES OF THE PHOTO INFLUENCES THE COMPOSITION ON THE EXAMPLE OF SCENARIZED SHOOTING

Choosing a composition is often the key to understanding between a good landscape photo and a great landscape photo. But the aspect ratio of a photo can create or destroy a composition, emphasize an object and eliminate distractions, or unbalance the whole picture. When you look into the viewfinder and are about to press the shutter button, it is useful to try to imagine the final picture, including its aspect ratio, to optimize the composition. Continue reading

WOMAN PIONEERS AFFECTING THE HISTORY OF THE PHOTO

The history of women photographers originates from the photo itself. Nevertheless, while male names fell to the top of a photographic spoken language, the contribution of women leveled or was completely erased from history (in general, the same situation in other types of art). Nevertheless, there is no doubt that, regardless of the reasons for this phenomenon, there remains a gaping hole in the story about photography, if you don’t remember the female names. Continue reading

PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY. CANON TIPS
Do not be afraid to experiment with different positions for shooting when photographing your loved ones. In the literal sense, bowing before the object of adoration you not only express…

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JOHN FRIEN (JOHN FREE) AND THE "RULE OF THREE" STREET PHOTO
John Free is an eminent American photographer who has gained worldwide fame for his extraordinary work in the street photo genre. The peculiar technique of John Free helped him to…

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