How to photograph the baptism of a child
I am not a clergyman, and therefore I cannot know all the subtleties of this or that sacrament, rite or ceremony, I don’t even really know how to name some…

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Dependence of the viewing angle of the lens on the focusing distance
When focusing on some lenses you can notice a very interesting effect. Many lenses change (usually reduce) the field of view when focusing from infinity to MDF (minimum focusing distance).…

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What is a diaphragm?
For a better understanding of the operation of such a device I will give an example from life. When people look at the sun - they squint their eyes, that…

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Monthly Archives: March 2017

Dictionary for the photographer and model

I have already told in one of the previous articles what TFP and TFCD are. But I realized that this is clearly not enough. Exclusive Buyou, Langery, Editorial … Girls who come across a model or near-business business for the first time, who decide to make a portfolio for themselves or just shoot for themselves, as a rule, do not understand these and many other professional terms used in the environment of photographers and models. Therefore, I want to make a small (but replenishable) dictionary on this topic. The material is based on open information from the Internet. Continue reading

How to succeed in all photos

Taking a new pack of photos from a photo studio, as a rule, we only insert half of them into albums to show to friends later. Others go to the farthest corners of our desk or, even worse, to the trash can. How to avoid this and succeed in all the pictures? A few tips from leading photographers, stylists and makeup artists will help you with this.

Thomas Gallein (photographer) believes that the right way to choose a winning expression is to practice in front of a mirror. Continue reading

Photo issues

How to take pictures
This is perhaps the most frequent question. I will respond to it with general recommendations, taken from the experience of fellow photographers and my own experience.

Articles on this topic are useful only for informational reading, and advice to wriggle in front of a mirror is simply ridiculous. For the external state of the model depends on the internal. Change, therefore, is needed there. The main advice is to be natural. No grimaces, ridiculous poses, vulgar blast and lip protrusion will not give anything. Continue reading

The effect of star rays in photos
When shooting a bright light source into the frame, you can get an interesting effect with the rays of light. This effect is usually called Star Effect. This effect is…

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A few rules for photo models
Photography is a frozen moment that becomes history. That is why many of us panic, intending to be photographed: we want to look gorgeous in history. We want the camera…

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What is ISO and how to set it up
However, what is ISO in the camera settings? ISO is a parameter indicating the level of sensitivity to light of its light-catching element (matrix or film). Mostly indicate the ISO…

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Stop the time. Short excerpts
This article describes how to stop time ’in pictures with the help of a camera. When photographing moving objects, it is possible to ‘stop’ them using a photo and see…

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