František Konopa is a promising young photographer and the artist behind many works of portrait photography filled with unique stories. His work is a reaction to contemporary Czech photography, which, in his own words, didn’t have much added value for him. In his photography, František likes to capture emotions and everyday real stories, including the almost unreal ones.
Every woman is beautiful, even when she’s not wearing any makeup. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. In other words, the way one perceives beauty is unique to each individual. If we leave aside the philosophical issue of aesthetics, there is no blanket definition of what beauty is and isn’t. Societal standards of beauty are constantly changing. This applies not only to our perception of beauty but also to the way it is portrayed in our photography.
Composition is fundamental for a photo’s quality. So never underestimate it. Try to always keep it in mind and be aware of what aspects you can improve in your photos’ composition. You can get some great composition by concentrating on contrast, stepping in for a shot, or sometimes even going for a center composition. Read today’s article for several intriguing tips on getting better, more original composition.
Editing portraits is a complex, multi-step process. An option for adding some pizzazz to your portraits is to use the Dodge and Burn technique which involves brightening and darkening certain areas of the photo. In this case, parts of the face. Take a look at this simple, 3-step process that will enhance your portraits using Dodge and Burn.
Do you find that you avoid taking portraits in the winter or bad weather? Now you have no reason to. If you have portraits that look a bit dull due to bad winter lighting, you can easily fix this with Zoner Photo Studio X. Discover the Radial Filter!
A storytelling photo series is a modern and interesting theme done by many leading photographers around the world. It’s only natural to want to try our hand at a storytelling photo series too. In the following article, we take a step-by-step look at what is required for this type of shoot, including how to select costumes, models, a script, and location. We will also cover how to incorporate all of this so that the resulting photo series has depth.
The first thing we notice when we look at a person is their eyes. They convey emotion and sparkle when they catch the light. On the other hand, they are a dead giveaway when you’re feeling tired. The eyes are an important aspect that should not be overlooked when shooting a portrait. It’s important to know how to photograph the eyes correctly. We’ll also show you the steps for enhancing the eyes to make them pop.
You don’t always have to get bokeh (a blurred background) in your photo during the actual shoot. Bokeh can be added to photos where there was none previously. Read on to learn how to create your own bokeh and add it to your photography. All you need is your camera, a string of lights, and Zoner Photo Studio X.
You’ll sometimes have group photos where everyone except for one person looks great. You can save group photos like these as long as you’ve taken multiple versions of the same shot. Choose a more flattering photo of the individual in question and swap it with the one where everyone else looks good. This can be done in a matter of a few simple steps.
In this article, we delve into the provocative genre of boudoir photography. Boudoir photography continues to be very popular, but also brings with it a number of challenges. How do you get started with boudoir photography? What pitfalls should you avoid when shooting boudoir? How do you communicate with your model? How do you break the ice with a nervous model? Find out the answers to these questions and more below.