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
Photographer Matt Perry shows how to transform eye-catching cityscapes into breathtaking images while working harmoniously with the surroundings and city lights.
Photo by Matt Parry
Combine natural light with artificial sources. Sony A7 III, 24-70 mm, 49 s at f / 14, ISO 100
City landscapes look great during the golden hour of sunrise and sunset due to diffused, warm light. The same applies to the “blue hour”: the period before sunrise or immediately after sunset, when the sun goes low enough below the horizon, and the sky takes on a blue hue, which becomes deeper, darker and richer, the further the sun recedes until the blue becomes in black.
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In this article, you will find some important tips for photographing works of art. You can use them to photograph paintings, prints, drawings, textiles, etc.
How to photograph a work of art
Pay attention to the teip auxiliary lines at an angle of 45 degrees and perpendicular to the wall, which help when setting up the camera and lighting
Camera selection and settings
A fixed-lens digital SLR is the best choice. But compact cameras with manual control, and even an upscale smartphone, are also useful.
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Gregory Harris is a fairly young but already very successful photographer who has been collaborating with leading glossy media and high-class brands on the planet for decades. Harris breathes in every work with an inner power hidden in his models and revealing in front of the lens of his camera. This special balance of minimalism and fullness brought Gregory Harris worldwide fame and contacts with the most influential customers.
New Zealand American
The photographer was born in New Zealand, but received a professional education in neighboring Australia. Harris entered the Royal Institute of Technology in Melbourne, successfully graduated from it and went on an internship in the United States, to the famous photographer David Sims. He studied with the master for five years, after which he began his own career – very, very stormy. Continue reading
Toning in the darkroom is one of the interesting techniques for processing photographs in film photography, which is also called “colorful monochrome.” With its help, you can more accurately convey the mood and atmosphere of photography. There are ways to easily color prints in many different shades, both warm and cold. Also, tinted prints can be stored longer and do not fade with time.
Easily accessible and easy to use, selenium toner is sold as a concentrate for dilution with water. Continue reading