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Туманное время

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Осень — пора туманов. Туман в лесу, туман над рекой, туман в горах, город, утопающий в тумане… Что может быть красивее? Для фотографа туман потрясающая находка, в нем можно снять сказочно красивые кадры.

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Охота на молнию

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Как сфотографировать молнию? Как поймать ее в кадр? Ведь вспышка длится несколько секунд, и надо успеть нажать на кнопку спуска. В действительности сверхскоростная реакция фотографа вовсе не нужна.

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Пейзаж на длинной выдержке

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Вы обращали внимание на то, что в пейзаже зеркальная водная гладь или молочные струи водопада выглядят притягательно? Как снят такой пейзаж? Очень просто — на длинной выдержке. Сегодня мы поговорим о том, как сделать этот самый пейзаж.

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Несколько слов о фоне

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Фон играет немаловажную роль, и ему следует уделять такое же внимание, как и основному объекту съемки. Если задний план будет перегружен предметами, которые не подчеркивают, не раскрывают главный объект, фон будет отвлекать от этого самого объекта. Грамотно подобранный фон должен выделить то, что призвана показать ваша фотография, представить в выгодном свете. В этой статье мы поговорим о фоне к портрету.

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Брызги и всплеск

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Всплески в бокалах, брызги, струи с летящими фруктами всегда выглядят притягательно. К тому же, подобные фотографии очень часто используют в рекламной фотосъемке. Однако это занятие не из легких. Оно требует опыта и терпения. Все же такая съемка очень увлекательная, и результат ее заранее предсказать трудно.

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THE SMOKE

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The smoke looks mysterious in the picture and always attracts attention. Taking such a picture is a simple task. You need a tripod and an external flash for this.

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RACE OF THE MEGAPIXELS

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The number of the megapixels grows in the modern cameras by leaps and bounds. Many amateurs believe that if there are a lot of pixels, they will get the qualitative picture. Let`s try to understand if it is so.

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MYTHS ABOUT THE LENSES

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The disputes about a better lens - zoom or fixed, are conducted more than one day. Here we will try to sort out this issue.

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TO STOP THE TIME

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The human eye sometimes can`t see everything, that can be noticed by the camera shutter. We perceive the whole picture, without noticing all of the details, which make up the final image.

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THE COMPOSITION IS PRIMARILY

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Композиция. Основа основ. На ней строится каждая фотография. Без нее не обойтись. Да, ею можно и пренебречь. Но чтобы дерзко нарушать правила композиции, чтобы фотография от этого заиграла в полную силу, сначала надо их выучить и научиться соблюдать.

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THE PORTRAIT, WHICH CAN BE SOLD ON A STOCK

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It is well known that the portrait – is one of the most difficult photographic genres. It is important not just to fix the object. We must be able to convey emotions, state of the mind, to emphasize the personality traits.

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HOW TO SHOOT THE PANORAMA

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Rather often even the fisheye lens doesn`t reach the desired angle for the landscapes or for the city. Most of all this applies to the cameras with "the cropped" matrix. Therefore, the panoramic shot will help you in such a case.

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THE CROP OR THE FULL-FRAME

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Some people believe that the full-frame cameras surpass "the cropped" in all respects. The full-frame matrix provides better picture detail, gives smooth transitions in semitones zone and so on. Photographers invest thousands of dollars into their cameras and optics. Is it true that a professional photographer can`t cope without a full frame?

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If photo is "noisy"

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Today we will discuss how to deal with the digital “noise”. As is known, photobanks are very demanding to the images quality. They may refuse accept your work, even if at first glance, the "noise" is not noticeable.

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Be in trend

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We have repeatedly talked about how to make a photo, what should be on photo in such way that your picture would be able to be sold. Let`s talk about what is the most popular for now (we won`t talk about things, which were photographed with white background – such things are always in trend).

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Five myths about stock sites

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First myth is that you may earn money on stock sites as ABC. You should photograph everything thank you see, upload it to the stock site – and you will have plenty of money. And now let's refer to quantitation. For now there are plenty of photobanks. If we take 5 the most famous, so we have more than 100 million of images! How do you think, if you photograph everything randomly, not taking under view the images quality, would photobank take your work? Would it be popular at the market?

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Crib for stock photographer

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We would like to bring to your attention a small dictionary for stock photographer. Here you will find the most used words, which may appear in each photobank`s site.

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Photobank vs photobank

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Among photographers, which work with stock sites, it has been said that own works should be sold at big, world-famous photobanks. They don`t have to pay attention on newish photobanks. We will try to understand is that truth or not.

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Cannot refuse to accept

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Daily our site gains thousands of images. They are selected for sales. Other gets a refusal. What is not in order on these photos, why they were not accepted?

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What buyers are looking for?

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Each image has its own buyer. In any case, sooner or later it will happen. But for not waiting the time when your buyer will appear and you will successfully earn money on stock, you have to follow next rules.

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How to buy a photo in the Internet?

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With the appearance and growth of photobanks popularity, it is much more difficult to find right image for potential buyers, which will suit him perfectly for profitable prices. We would like to bring to your attention the guide, which will help you to save your time and avoid judicial travails while searching and buying images in the Internet.

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Law aspects of photojournalism!

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Modern photojournalist should be literate and hold good in law to be unable fall between two stools. While making pictures you have to know and take under view all nuances that you are allow to make a photo and the publish it and keep within the law and do not crowd someone without his consent.

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How to make and render photos for stock sites?

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Nowadays, the leading role on the photo market belongs to the image banks. Thousands of people daily ask them for photos. Image bank is able to meet any customer requirements. In stock you will find everything from landscapes taken in Africa and Antarctica, to the banal at first sight things - for example, photos of path and bench that are made in a nearby park. But here's the fun begins! It may be that only you have exactly these path and bench.

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