LIST OF MY ARTICLES
LIST OF MY ARTICLES
To improve your studio technique, I always recommend to complicate the conditions of the shoot. When you work for yourself, for your portfolio, when you don’t have a client giving many “valuable” instructions. For me, one of the most enjoyable amusements is to recreate my own photos using only one lighting unit. Using reflectors, flags, gels, many other studio devices, I try to create the same light pattern, which I created once before with several lighting units. Of course this requires a tremendous amount of time, a well-equipped studio, has not a 100% chance of success, but this kind of working helps us to get the greatest experience. To make our “small” discoveries, to create our own algorithms of studio working, to feel the nuances of each lighting modifier. Leaving only one lighting unit in the studio for a week, believe me, you will begin to notice that your technique made a huge leap this week.
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Introducing the technology of postprocessing I would like to say that I am not an inventor of this technology. An understanding of image processing offers photographers a number of solutions and their primary task is not “an invention” of the technology but rather a search, understanding and exploration of the existing technology.
Sometimes the photographer (and probably not sometimes but always) works as an painter: he not only captures, imprints surrounding reality that emerged in front of him, but also has a desire to embellish, to process, to change this reality.
When I do the photos, I often see myself as an painter, and sometimes the desire to brighten up the view in front of you leads to various interesting and unusual technical solutions.
Here I would like to put the model in the space of blue lines surrounding her, lines of blue, bright but cold fire. Read the rest of this entry »