• 10 Films About Great Photographers to Spark Your Creativity
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    10 Films About Great Photographers to Spark Your Creativity

    Discover 10 inspiring films about famous photographers, from street photography legends to iconic photojournalists. Ready to dive into the world of photography through the lens of some of the most iconic photographers? We've rounded up 10 must-watch films that not only showcase stunning visuals but also delve into the fascinating lives and careers of these talented artists. Whether you're a budding photographer or just looking for some creative inspiration, these films are sure to captivate and motivate you. Grab some popcorn and let's get started!

  • Free Download: Photo Shoot Setup Checklist for Food Photography
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    Free Download: Photo Shoot Setup Checklist for Food Photography

    If you are a food photographer in the making this checklist will come in handy! And if you are a regular photographer, it might be helpful as well... When you find "Review the list of dishes to learn if there is any particularly time-sensitive" written in the PDF replace the word "dishes" with "models" and you'll be all set!

  • 10 beautiful photos from The Fine Art Photography Awards
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    10 beautiful photos from The Fine Art Photography Awards

    Immerse yourself in the world of photography with these stunning images from The Fine Art Photography Awards. The Fine Art Photography Awards is one of the largest award giving bodies for a new era of photographers. Since 2014, this competition has been a melting pot of passion, sense of beauty and openness to diversity in photography colliding in international proportions. Fine Art Photography provides a platform of promotion and support in their pursuit of self-realization and development. Let's check out some the winners from this year's competition Professional Category 1. Gabriel Isak - "In The Blue"

  • 10 Tarantino's must-see movies
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    10 Tarantino's must-see movies

    Immerse yourself in the cinematic world of Quentin Tarantino with this list of his 10 must-see films What better way to celebrate the birthday of the great master of cinema Quentin Tarantino than by watching some of his films? The American director and producer turns 61 today and we want to commemorate it by giving you 10 ideas of films that you absolutely have to see sometime in your life. Get the popcorn ready and enjoy! Pulp Fiction (1994)

  • Photography Tutorial: Creating a Set for a Self-Portrait Shoot
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    Photography Tutorial: Creating a Set for a Self-Portrait Shoot

    Photographer and writer Danny Bittencourt shares tips for creating the perfect set and tackling the technical and conceptual challenges posed by a self-portrait shoot Self-portraiture is an art form that is full of meaning; it is a way to transform your emotions and motivations into powerful, intimate and mysterious stories. You set the tone of the photograph and are in charge from start to finish. To make an impact, apart from emotion, a self-portrait requires a well-planned set, which incorporates different elements. Danny Bittencourt (@dannybbittencourt), a photographer and writer, shows us how to create the perfect set and tackle the technical and conceptual challenges posed by a self-portrait shoot. Discover more below:

  • Richard Avedon: A Century of Portrait Photography
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    Richard Avedon: A Century of Portrait Photography

    It's the Centenary of the birth of Richard Avedon, the most famous portrait photographer of the last century...! And for the skeptics: Google agrees with the statement! If you search for: "the most famous photographer" Richard appears first. But if you, instead type: "the most famous photographers you should know" Julia Margaret Cameron takes the lead, and Avedon doesn't even show up until the 50th place... What are you trying to tell us, Google? Symbols of Themselves

  • Image Rights: Navigating the Complex World of Licensing
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    Image Rights: Navigating the Complex World of Licensing

    Dive into the intricacies of image usage rights and licensing. From understanding the basics to exploring key takeaways, this guide demystifies the process for digital artists. Welcome to the intersection of creativity and legality, where the strokes of imagination meet the boundaries of law. As creators, we're constantly inspired, capturing moments and scenes with enthusiasm. But in the midst of our creative journey, we can't ignore a crucial aspect, image rights and licensing. Today, we embark on a journey to unravel the complexities surrounding image usage rights, shedding light on what every creator should know.

  • Free PDF: Do’s and Dont"s of Food Styling
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    Free PDF: Do’s and Dont"s of Food Styling

    Want to improve your food styling skills? Learn the essential do's and don'ts of food styling in this comprehensive guide. Wait, don't eat it yet! No, I don't want your ugly fingers in the frame or your open mouth ready to take a bite... Not quite the aesthetic I'm looking for! Yes, the food will get cold but my instagram will be on fire. It's a good trade! Meet Kimberly Espinel

  • The lighting is your best friend
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    The lighting is your best friend

    Photography is that art that plays with light as if it were your best friend, and natural light, especially, has a special place in the hearts of those of us who capture fashion through a lens. I, Angela Garcia, have found that immersing myself in fashion shoots under the sun is not just about taking advantage of the light that is available; it's a conscious choice that elevates my projects to another level, giving them an aesthetic, emotional depth and realism that is hard to match with artificial light sources. In my natural light fashion photography course, we explore why daylight is so fabulous and how to make the most of it, so for now I'll share some important points to keep in mind and decide to use natural light on your shoots.

  • Sora: the new AI video tool
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    Sora: the new AI video tool

    Discover Sora: the innovation in artificial intelligence that's revolutionizing the AI world... Just like the last AI tool... How many times can you revolutionize the AI world before it gets old? OpenAI leaves some of us awestruck once again with their new realistic video generating tool. But if it left me speechless I couldn't really write this article, could I? What is it going to be used for anyways? The controversial AI Taylor Swift images now can be turned into a feature film? I'm not her biggest fan myself so I won't be checking it out...! What is Sora?

  • "Poor Things" and its Legendary Cinematic Influences
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    "Poor Things" and its Legendary Cinematic Influences

    Dive into the intricacies of Poor Things, a cinematic marvel that weaves together influences from Frankenstein to Alice in Wonderland, creating a spellbinding narrative tapestry. Within the cinematic landscape, certain films rise above mere entertainment, weaving intricate webs of references and inspirations. Through its exploration of love, identity, and the boundaries of life itself, Poor Things, directed by the visionary Yorgos Lanthimos, pays homage to some of the most iconic tales in literary and cinematic history. It's a movie that's not for the faint of heart, delving into themes of brutality and suffering with unflinching honesty. Yet, amidst the harsh realities depicted, Poor Things captivates with its striking beauty, sharp wit, and moments of profound emotion, ultimately leaving viewers stirred and inspired by its conclusion.

  • 5 Must-Haves for Approaching Urban Portraiture
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    5 Must-Haves for Approaching Urban Portraiture

    Greetings to all photography lovers! I'm Juan P. Bialade and in this opportunity I want to share with you the five essential elements that I consider essential when approaching the urban portrait. In my course at Domestika, "Urban Portraiture: Connecting with Our Subject", we explored how this form of photography can become a powerful tool to explore the links and the human condition in an urban environment.

  • What Makes a Good Photograph?
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    What Makes a Good Photograph?

    Learn what sets a good photograph apart from the ordinary in this must-read blog post. It is a must-read blog post because I say so, alright? Similarly to how you can say your photograph is good because you said so... But the article would be too short if we left it there!

  • Free Download: Your Newborn Photography Secret Weapon
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    Free Download: Your Newborn Photography Secret Weapon

    Planning a newborn photography photoshoot? Download our free checklist to make sure you're prepared for every adorable moment. We're happy to have you join us for another dose of creative inspiration. Today's treasure? A free download that's about to revolutionize your newborn photography game! So, gear up as we delve into the world of Lidi Lima-Conlon's online course Newborn Photography 101: Capture Their Firsts Moments.

  • 10 Essential Steps on How to Create a Photography Portfolio
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    10 Essential Steps on How to Create a Photography Portfolio

    Discover key steps to build a compelling photography portfolio that resonates with your audience and highlights your talent. In this digital age, your photography portfolio is not just a bunch of pretty pictures, it’s your visual symphony, telling the world a tale of your skills, style, and creative mojo. Whether you're a professional photographer or someone who loves taking pictures, it's essential to have a cool online portfolio that matches the awesomeness of your photos.

  • 9 Types of Camera Lenses
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    9 Types of Camera Lenses

    Explore the diverse world of photography with our guide to 9 types of camera lenses, and elevate your skills to capture every moment with precision and creativity. Photography is the art of freezing moments in time, creating visual stories that transcend the boundaries of the present. It's about capturing the essence of a fleeting moment and immortalizing it in a frame. To achieve this, one needs the right tools, and in the world of photography, lenses are the heroes that shape your visual narrative.

  • Instagram Tutorial: Photographic Composition for Beginners
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    Instagram Tutorial: Photographic Composition for Beginners

    Discover expert tips to start taking good Instagram pictures by learning the basic rules of composition Mina Barrio (@minabarrio) is a product photographer who specializes in phone photography to take striking images for Instagram. She knows how to create expressive compositions that convey meaning and enhance the value of products showcased in the image. In this tutorial, she teaches five fundamental steps to improve your photo compositions with Instagram in mind.

  • Photography tutorial: how to take creative photos with your cell phone
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    Photography tutorial: how to take creative photos with your cell phone

    2 simple tricks to take original photographs in highly photographed spaces and succeed on Instagram, by photographer Emilio Chuliá We all want to immortalize our trips and be able to share them with our family and friends: the immediacy of social networks, such as Instagram, has made things much easier and nowadays we can almost make a live visual diary of all our adventures. However, it is difficult to find an original angle in those places that everyone visits, so many times you end up taking photos very similar to the other hundred, thousand or hundred thousand that have already been taken there. To activate your creativity and look for a new perspective, photographer Emilio Chuliá has two simple tips that will help you get special and original photos using only your cell phone.

  • Photography Tutorial: professional tips for portrait photography
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    Photography Tutorial: professional tips for portrait photography

    Learn with Emilia Brandão how to connect with your subject and understand what they feel during a photographic shooting Nowadays, photography is more accessible than ever, however, a good photographer is the one who knows how to connect with his subject. If you're in the business of photographing people, a good connection can help you get the best out of yourself, your model and your own images. Emilia Brandão (@emiliabrandao) is a LEICA ambassador and has worked for Vogue, GQ, Elle and Glamour. In her tutorial, she shares some tips to make your model feel comfortable and create the best environment for a successful shooting.

  • Photoshop tutorial: how to cut out objects in a simple way
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    Photoshop tutorial: how to cut out objects in a simple way

    Learn with Karina Meza the technique of selecting objects with quick mask to crop in a customized way Learning how to crop objects from an image in Adobe Photoshop is one of the first skills that anyone who wants to use the software for photo editing or advertising should know. The program has a number of tools that greatly facilitate the task, allowing us to select objects intuitively, and each of them will serve us depending on the crop to be performed and other circumstances. In the following tutorial, photographer and digital retoucher Karina Meza (@karinameza) teaches us how to use the object selection tool Quick Mask, with which we can select and cut out figures quickly, easily and intuitively. Discover it below:

  • Free Download: Shooting Basics for Product Photography
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    Free Download: Shooting Basics for Product Photography

    Master product photography with our free guide on shooting basics. Elevate your photos today! This free download has the information you need to satisfy your clients as you boast about your newly acquired knowledge to them... and hopefully get some work done, too!