CHESS PHOTO: IMPORTANT TIPS FOR A PROFESSIONAL APPROACH
It would seem that it’s so special in photographing people playing chess. However, if you take chess photography seriously, you can see how exciting it is. In order to convey…

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JAY MAISEL - MASTER OF STREET SHOOTING, COLOR AND LIGHT
A New Yorker and passionate fan of the Big Apple, Jay Maisel (© Jay Maisel) is one of the world's leading street-style photographers. Among professionals, he enjoys the fame of…

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Features of composition and documentary
Despite the expansion of the scope of application of photography to various fields of artistic culture, applied arts and information itself, it now no less needs a set of rules…

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What is professional photography and who is a professional photographer.

Why the cost of professional photography is higher than amateur.

Turning to a professional, you expect to get high-quality and beautiful photos. In order to justify your expectations and embellish them, a professional photographer must use equipment that allows not to limit the implementation of ideas. Professional equipment is expensive, in contrast to the usual “soap dish” has a limited resource of work, which decreases with each shot made, which leads to costly repairs. Add to this the time and technical costs of processing each frame from the footage, because you want to get photos with beautiful colors, the correct brightness and eliminated the shortcomings of the subject ?? Continue reading

What is conceptual photography?

Here is the first example, a photograph of Jeff Wall, which everyone knows, including because Hokusai is here, plus the familiar Bresson “decisive moment” and the plot-photo story that unfolds before our eyes. It should be noted that this is probably the most understandable conceptual photo of Wall. Here the author flirts with you, as it were, showing you a conceptual photo, the language of which is clear to you, because it is the language of modernist photography that is familiar to us. Its conceptualism is manifested in a dialogue with the history of art – Japanese engraving in combination with the modernist photographic language. The author of this simple work, as it were, invites you to his conceptual journey, in which to understand the rest of his work will be more and more difficult. Continue reading

GUY BOURDEN - PROVOCATIVE GENIUS FASHION-SHooting
Photos on the pages of glossy magazines that can be seen today are similar to each other. They are not distinguished by the complexity of the frame. Other were the…

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STEVEN MAYZEL IN FASHION PHOTOS AND SHE IN IT
One of the most famous commercial photographers of our time, Steven Meisel was born on June 5, 1954 in New York. Since childhood, his eccentricity has become noticeable close. Stephen…

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Impressionism as a conscious need
... As with any other profession, the consumer always demanded quality from painting for his money. The thoroughness of the drawing, the elaboration of light and color - all these…

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REVERSE RINGS FOR MACRO OR CONTINUE TO STUDY MACROPHOTOGRAPHY
Professional photographer Andrew Gibson (© Andrew S. Gibson) talks about a method that allows you to get to an object very, very close - through the use of reversible rings.…

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