JERRY SCHATSBERG - MAN OF THE HOLLYWOOD REVIVAL
American photographer and filmmaker Gerald "Jerry" Schatzberg is known as the author of the famous Bob Dylan photo from the cover of the album Blonde on Blonde, as well as…

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MAGIC WINTER LANDSCAPES: HOW TO TURN A DIAMOND DUST INTO SUNNY PILLARS
The Japanese island of Hokkaido in winter colors is a treasury of objects for photography. Even if you wanted to shoot exclusively winter landscapes, your choice includes a number of…

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HOW TO MAKE STYLISH BLACK AND WHITE PORTRAITS
Tips for processing black and white images in Photoshop After you get rid of the color in the photos, the tones in the images will still have to be controlled.…

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STUDIOS WITH NEW YEAR DECORATIONS – BOOKING CAN BE RIGHT NOW!

It has become a good tradition to hold New Year’s family photo shoots in studios. Each photo studio prepares for the season and changes the decor for the festive mood, organizes beautiful, winter-like locations that are not like all the others, in order to create the best creative atmosphere for both photographers and visitors.

Studios with New Year’s decorations – you can book now!

We suggest you familiarize yourself with several noteworthy photo studios where you can make vivid and catchy shoots. Readers of our blog are offered discounts on reservations. With the QR10 promo code – 10% discount on online reservations from 1,000 rubles. Continue reading

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 a simple solution that greatly simplifies manual focus. Digital cameras are equipped with several assistive tools for manual focusing, which make it easier to identify a sharp object. Everyone has long known the Live View display and the relative newcomer to Focus Peaking. Here they are – these two monsters in solving your focus “problem”.

Peak Focus (Focus Peaking) is a technology that helps during manual focus. It real-time displays in clear color clear areas of the image.

Until recently, it was a tool for videographers, since it was far from many consumer cameras. Peak focus is currently built into most new cameras, and there are ways to turn it on on older camera models.

This feature is great for quickly confirming focus when shooting on the go and checking when shooting in situations where it may be difficult for you to determine the focus – for example, in bright daylight or when working with uncomfortable camera positions. This is an important advantage of the system and the most useful.

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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 an important part of the exposure, like the T-stop (from the English transmission – “transmission”). We suggest you familiarize yourself with the article by professional photographer Gabor Holtzer, in which he explains on the fingers the differences between T-stop and F-stop.

T-stop vs F-stop: what’s the difference?

What does F-stop mean?

Each lens has an entrance pupil. The entrance pupil is that part of the lens where the diaphragm is located (and not the front of the lens). Its diameter is usually slightly less than the diameter of the front glass element. Continue reading

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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HOW TO CREATE A HISTORICAL PICTURE "THEN NOW" AND ANIMATED GIF
Then-and-now images are much more than just a funny picture. They allow you to visually show how a place has changed over time, which is why such photos are an…

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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,…

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MAGIC WINTER LANDSCAPES: HOW TO TURN A DIAMOND DUST INTO SUNNY PILLARS
The Japanese island of Hokkaido in winter colors is a treasury of objects for photography. Even if you wanted to shoot exclusively winter landscapes, your choice includes a number of…

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