9 TIPS ON ARCHITECTURAL PHOTO
Photography of classical or modern architecture is a serious challenge. However, the forces spent on shooting buildings and urban historical sights are worth what the photographer most often gets. Here…

Continue reading →

HOW TO USE THE NATURAL FRAMING TO IMPROVE PHOTOS
To make more interesting and beautiful photos, there are certain key techniques of composition. One of the widely known is natural framing. But, like all the rules and tips, requires…

Continue reading →

Photo Basics
This course will help camera owners to deal with camera buttons, leave the “AUTO” mode in the past and learn how to shoot in difficult lighting conditions. And those who…

...

15 tips on how to develop creativity
Photographs are becoming more “smart”, more and more perfect and more and more accessible. How did this saying sound from the students of the Moscow State University Journal in the…

...

desire to create a picture

10 steps to shooting a portrait, the experience of Elena Lucan

1. The need to shoot new
Every day I think about how I shoot, what I shoot, and especially about how I haven’t shot yet.
I am inspired by artists, photographers, directors who influenced visual art in general. I watch their work, read the biography and when something catches me, I stop and want to repeat.
Of course, I like the image that needs to be decoded, deciphered, when the question arises: how to take it? Then the task appears by itself – to eliminate gaps in the technique and methods of shooting.
There is a burning need to shoot as I do not know, shoot otherwise. And then I start looking for a model.
2. Model selection Continue reading

ARNOLD NEWMAN (ARNOLD NEWMAN): CLASSIC PORTRAIT IN THE INTERIOR

Of course, a modern person, even very superficially familiar with photo art, cannot be surprised with a classic “photo portrait in the interior.” But, as you know, any classic was once a modern, like the genre of “environmental portraiture”, which originated in the name of Arnold Newman.
In the middle of the twentieth century, during the period when A. Newman lived and worked, this genre was an innovation. A photographic portrait of the twentieth century is a rather faceless set of standard poses and angles that depict people regardless of their lifestyle and personal qualities.
The artistic vision of A. Newman caught this flaw by suggesting ways to solve the problem, which later formed the basis of his work. The photographer decided to shoot in a different way, to make portraits so that the image becomes a mini-biography, psychological portrait, describing both personal qualities and the atmosphere of a person’s life. This idea was introduced by a photographer from a painting, where the technique has been used for a long time. Continue reading

HAPPINESS IN FOCUS: INTERVIEW WITH FAMILY PHOTOGRAPH OF EUGENE SURINA

Are you curious how real photographers manage so cleverly to notice the sincere emotions of a family? What do they say to their heroes, how do they cope with difficulties, what are the principles of the organization of their work and what do they value?
That is what we will talk about today with a wonderful family photographer Eugenia Surina. Many families enjoy communicating with her and are grateful to Eugenia for the wonderful photos of their loved ones. The works of the photographer participated in exhibitions, as well as in the international festival “Objectively about children.”
Today, Eugene will share with us the secrets of live family photography. Continue reading

HOW TO USE THE NATURAL FRAMING TO IMPROVE PHOTOS
To make more interesting and beautiful photos, there are certain key techniques of composition. One of the widely known is natural framing. But, like all the rules and tips, requires…

...

LESSON PHOTOGRAPHY FROM ELLIOTTA ERVITT
Even if you are not familiar with the name of Elliott Erwitt, his photos must have met you on the Internet. He is not only a member of the Magnum…

...