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Types of Light in Photography: Do You Need a Light Direction Unit?

Photography is a form of art that can be used to capture anything in the world. It may not seem like it, but light plays an important role in what makes a good photo. It permits us to bring information and, more importantly, emotion in an image. In order to create a successful photo that people will enjoy viewing for many years, it’s essential to know how light can affect your picture.



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Types of Light in Photography: What Should You Know Before You Shoot?

We’ve been discussing the effect of light in the past two posts (Light Direction and Hard Lighting vs Soft Lighting



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Types of Light in Photography: How Does Light Direction Change the Mood?

Light, as you may know, is a fundamental part of photography. Often for beginners, the direction of light is accidental.



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Types of Light in Photography: Should You Use HARD or SOFT Light?

As you may already know, the literal meaning of photography is “drawing with light”. Light is the key ingredient in all photography, without which it would be impossible to capture images.



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5 Fantastic Digital Collage Artists for You to Appreciate

Digital collage is a great way to express yourself creatively, as shown by the five digital collage artists featured in our series over the last five weeks. All of these contemporary digital collage artists, whether they work with digital media or paper, are inventing new methods to make collage.



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How Surreal Digital Collages Make for Interesting Content with Becha

Surrealists perceive collage as a way to show what they consider the ultimate poetic process of the human psyche and the uniting of individual objects to create something new. This is where digital collage artist Vesna Pei (aka Becha) gets creative inspiration.



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How Color Overload, Traditional Techniques, Symmetrical Balance make for Great Digital Collage

Art exists solely for its own sake, and every piece of artwork has a personal agenda of the artist; a "magical" motive that inspired its creation, as is the case with the digital collage artwork Maia Chávez Corzo creates.  The exceptional quality of her digital collage artwork was attributed to her technique of using an abundance of color, traditional techniques, and symmetrical balance.



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Why Do Old Photos Make Good Digital Collage Subjects?


Why do old photographs create wonderful digital collages? Using vintage pictures in a collage lends fresh significance to a certain historical event. A picture collage of vintage images provides an excellent great conversation piece.

When it comes to creating digital collages, Selman Hoşgör's skills shine most in this area.



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How to Use Bright Colors and Fluid Design in Digital Collage with Sebastian Onufszak?

Collage was a major leap forward in the evolution of the cubist art movement, and as a result, it also marked a major milestone in the development of modernist art in the 20th century.

Sebastian Onufszak, a digital collage artist, has so far been able to harness the power of technology in order to create remarkable works of digital collage art using Photoshop.



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How to Use Digital Collage to Value Girls and Reject Stereotypes?


Images are so powerful and Christian Barthold has created compelling digital collages to uphold women’s rights. These works were commissioned the American online magazine, Shagmag and deal with gender-sensitive issues. Each digital collage challenges how we value women and reject gender stereotypes.



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