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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RAW converter
Modern digital photography is very much associated with image processing programs. Sometimes, just the photo editor creates exactly that photo, which we ultimately consider the work of the photographer. Modern…

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WILLIAM EGGLSTON - 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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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, unlike any other element of the photo. In our article, landscape photographer Spencer Cox will introduce you to the concept of color and color combinations in the context of photography.

Warm or cold?

Warm colors are more active and emotionally charged. They just “jump” at the viewer, attracting his attention and causing interest. Warm colors are less common in the surrounding world than cold ones, so an image in which there is a small object of such a shade can stand out – you get a natural accent. This is one of the reasons why autumn photos, sunset and sunrise shots are so popular. Continue reading

RAYMON DEPARDON – GENIUS PHOTOGRAPHER AND DIRECTOR

The French photographer, also known in the film industry, Raymond Depardon, is known for a considerable creative heritage. He tested himself in different genres, but gained fame as a photographer and landscape painter. At the beginning of his career, Raymond was engaged in photographing the villages and outskirts of the cities of his native country. At the end of his creative activity, after covering conflicts and working with celebrities (Brigitte Bardot, Francois Hollande), he again returned to shooting landscapes.

Photo by Raymond Depardon

The photographer himself believes that it is better to spend time working with loved ones and relatives, but thousands of his fans love the landscape shots of the author. The photographer said that he would exchange his most famous photographs for a good picture of his father. And such a statement opens the soul of Depardon as well as possible, for which world recognition has never been important. He was fascinated by the search for a successful shot. Continue reading

T-STOP VS F-STOP: WHAT DIFFERENCE?
T-STOP VS F-STOP: WHAT DIFFERENCE? One of the first things you come across in photography is F-stop (from focal length "focal length"). It, as a measurement of the lens, is…

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

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SOMETHING ABOUT PRECIOUS LIGHTING FOR PORTRAIT SHOOTING
Behind every good lighting is a shadow that gives shape and size to the subject. The complex interaction between what you illuminate and what you keep in the shadows -…

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HOW TO WORK WITH THE MODEL, BUILD A POSITION AND FRAME IN A SURREALIST PORTRAIT PHOTO
Surrealistic portraits often suggest, fall into memory, represent something from another world or all together. Do you want your portraits to look surreal and at the same time exciting? Photographer…

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