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Want Truly Original Portrait Lighting? Then Experiment With Reflections and Refraction! Working With Light 2

Want Truly Original Portrait Lighting? Then Experiment With Reflections and Refraction!

In this article, we’ll be showing you how to get some extraordinary lighting effects using a few ordinary items. The trick lies in harnessing reflections and refraction from shiny and translucent items. For example we’ve used things like a glass ornament and an ordinary CD. Learn how to impressively light portraits and more and get an original play of lights and colors into your photos.

8 Clues to Better Street Photography in the Works of Vivian Maier Photographer Stories 3

8 Clues to Better Street Photography in the Works of Vivian Maier 

Vivian Maier (1926-2009) is one of the 20th century’s strangest photographers. Her pictures inspire with the simplicity and beauty of daily life. And yet, even though today we rank her alongside Diane Arbus, Robert Doisneau and Helena Levitt, she was completely unknown until 2009. She took over 120,000 pictures and left more than 2,000 roll films behind her—and never showed them to anyone. Where can we take inspiration from her for our own street photography?

Dakar 2020 With Sports Photographer Marian Chytka: Next Time I Want My Own Helicopter Interviews 4

Sports Photographer Marian Chytka: The Main Thing Is to Not Get Carried Away, There’s No Shortcut to Success

The 2020 Dakar Rally is behind us, and since this year, this demanding race came for the first time to Saudi Arabia, everything was a bit new for everyone involved. In today’s interview, you’ll find out what experiences world sports photographer Marian Chytka took back from this exciting race. You’ll find out what led him to switch cameras, what he’d recommend to beginning photographers, and more.

7 Things You Can Learn From Great Photographers: World-renowned Wanderer Josef Koudelka Photographer Stories 0

7 Things You Can Learn From Great Photographers: World-renowned Wanderer Josef Koudelka

Take inspiration from the work of Josef Koudelka (born 1938), the only Czech photographer within the renowned photo agency Magnum Photos. His life has been shaped by a need for unlimited freedom and independence, and a need to travel alone and discover the world through photography. Tapping into a strong sense of aesthetics, Koudelka has created pictures that are doubtlessly among the best of all time. How can his life and work enrich your own work?