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Guys, check out this BTS and tutorial from Andrey Mikhaylov. Super cool technique, !simple and easy to get it done by yourself!
 
How to get a real shadow on white background without Photoshop:
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Video tutorial from Andrey Mikhaylov
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-- HOW to TITLE this?? - post your idea in comments -- - this is what we were doing yesterday - some dark magic by Alena Velichko, so dark that a photographer was hiding behind her:-)
The result of this 8+ photo-session will be released later, and I cna tell you that it was one of the most creative, fun and crazy photo-shoots I ever had in my professional life!
Thank you everyine: Irina Brodskaya, Genia Larionova, Alena Velichko, Svetlana Chernyavsky Cfd, Eugeniya Lomeyko, Galina Milutsa, Anna Voloshyna, Ilya Zhiltsov
We also got tons of video footage form the event - woo-hoo! smile emoticon
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Anyone interested in getting hi-end skills in product photography retouching in Photoshop, check this out: in 3 month Ilya Plotnikov will make a HUGE difference in the way you process your images in Photoshop.
Assignments, individual critique, 8 webinars with the instructor and only 10 students in the group.
This is an unique opportunity, nobody else offer such classes online.
 
Anyone interested in getting hi-end skills in product photography retouching in Photoshop, check this out: http://ow.ly/XOX90
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Few days left for 25% off for "Interior Photography for Professionals" course: http://ow.ly/XJGQw
Do not miss the deal, get skills and start making money serving your local real estate agencies.
The market for such photography is huge, and once you'll be able to shoot outstanding images like Alexander Chaptykov teaches you, it is yours.
 
Few days left for 25% off for "Interior Photography for Professionals" course: http://ow.ly/XJGQw
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Interior Photography for Professionals - the course we released this week, check it out:
https://www.photigy.com/course/interior-photography-professionals-course/
The photo by a course instructor, Alexander Chaptykov
 
Interior Photography for Professionals - the course we released this week, check it out:
https://www.photigy.com/course/interior-photography-professionals-course/
The photo by a course instructor, Alexander Chaptykov
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One more organic "portrait" from Photigy Pro Club assignment (see more here: https://goo.gl/BHLmMA)
This is almost out-of-the camera shot, only pin from below was removed. Used cool lighting setup to shoot stuff like this on a black background right in the camera.
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We made it! 
The long-awaited course from the most successful jewelry photographer is is released, and it is ready for you to sign-up.
Thank you Vadim Chiline for your hard work. This course is brilliant, and I am sure it will help our fellow photographers to build a successful photography business.
 
Glad to announce a new course release!
"How to Start, Survive & Make Money as a Photographer" from Vadim Chiline: http://ow.ly/Ybd8a
Learn to avoid the many mistakes photographers make when running their business – stay busy doing things right.
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A short BTS from our recent workshop. More about it (and see images) is here:
https://www.photigy.com/special-effects-photography-workshop/
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From a recent workshop at Photigy Studio when we were working with special effects: color gels, smoke, projectors, etc.
Retouching: Genia Larionova
Model: Anastasia Yurinok
MUA: Eugeniya Lomeyko
Tech info:
Sony a7rII, 85mm Ziess F1.8 lens, Broncolor Grafit + pulso heads.
More about this workshop: https://www.photigy.com/special-effects-photography-workshop/ 
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The birth of a Cosmetic Galaxy :-)
The shot was made for a tutorial I've created for Photigy Pro Club, take a look: https://www.photigy.com/assignment-16-hi-speed-action-in-cosmetic-photography-powder-burst/
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Another organic "portrait" from Photigy Pro Club assignment (see more here: https://goo.gl/BHLmMA)
This is almost out-of-the camera shot, only pin from below was removed. Used cool lighting setup to shoot stuff like this on a black background right in the camera.
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The Lighting Magician
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I am completely self taught. I don't know the rules, nor do I care about them. I don't follow the herd, I do it my way.
That’s turned out to be invaluable in what I do. It has allowed me to experiment, see outside the borders, challenge the authorities and create a stunning photography style that is crisp, sharp and crystal clear.

I’m inspired by progress and movement. I’m incredibly persistent and never take "less than perfect" for an answer. If I don't have the right tools, I'll build them myself. I like to make stuff happen.
 

My educational photography projects:
My e-books and video tutorials:

P.S Sorry to everyone who sent me an email with photography related questions and never got my answer. I simply can't answer to everyone, even if I'll work full day answering your questions.

Please submit your question to our forum:  Studio Photography Forum

 

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Commercial photographer and studio lighting guru:-)
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  • AKELstudio, Inc
    Owner, Photographer, 2005 - present
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