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Japanese contemporary art is inextricably linked with the name Eikoh Hosoe. The largest representative of the avant-garde of the 60s of the XX century, the director and photographer throughout his creative life and career, conducts experiments unimaginable for traditional society and bold even by today’s standards.
The body, as the physical embodiment of the soul and emotionality
A friend and like-minded person, Yukio Mishima, conducts the same research on the field of photography as the writer does in literature. This is an analysis of the “dark principles”, erotic emotionality, hidden desires and strength, irrationality and obsession, which cause a strange but invariably strong response from an outside observer. Continue reading
Where to begin
In order to start photographing drops of water, you do not need a lot of equipment. Before you spend a lot of money on something that you would like to do, purchase a specialized installation as a magic solution for obtaining ideal drops of water, try to do everything manually to make sure that it is an interesting undertaking for you.
Fantastic photos with fancy drops and splashes that you see in photos on the Internet are obtained with a lot of experience, skills, lots of experiments. And this is a long process.
Fantastic drops. Photography instruction Continue reading
The most obvious solution for shooting an athlete is to photograph a person on the field (court, track, etc.), but this is not entirely practical. Often such portraits are not exactly what the client is looking for. A “traditional” portraiture in many cases is not able to capture the strength and energy of the athlete.
Photographer William Sawalich shows how to transfer the full power of an athlete in action in a studio setting. Add energy to the frame in the form of running, jumping or swinging. Smart use of lighting and effects can convey the speed and strength of an athlete, even in the studio. Continue reading