Creative photography
Tutorials and workshops

I learned almost everything I know about photography, brainstorming and creative process from artists
that were generous with their knowledge.
Now I hope that these tutorials can be helpful
for other aspiring photographers.
Stay inspired and do try this at home!

 
Pick your favourite
Or try them all!

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Part 1: coffee, donuts and steam
• Capturing Stories in Coffee Cup Reflections
Making shapes in the reflections of coffee and tea
https://iso.500px.com/tutorial-capturing-stories-in-coffee-cups-reflections

• The Secret to Shooting 'Balancing' Photos with Ease
Low-risk solution for shooting balancing compositions
https://iso.500px.com/tutorial-the-secret-to-shooting-balancing-photos-with-ease

• Defying Gravity: How to Shoot 'Twisted' Coffee Splashes
Splash photography with a twist
https://iso.500px.com/defying-gravity-how-to-shoot-twisted-coffee-splashes

• An Easy Way to Make Beautiful Powder Clouds
Simply throwing powder in the air is not a very smart way to take a picture
https://iso.500px.com/tutorial-an-easy-way-to-make-beautiful-powder-clouds

• How to Photograph Steam Over Your Coffee
Basics of shooting a hot steaming cup of coffee
https://iso.500px.com/how-to-photograph-coffee-steam-tutorial

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Part 2: splashes, smoke and levitation
• How To Make Food Levitate In Your Still Life Photos
Flying chips!
https://iso.500px.com/tutorial-make-food-levitate-still-life-photos

• Capturing 'Flowing Smoke'
Fun with aroma sticks and paper
https://iso.500px.com/how-i-got-the-shot-capturing-flowing-smoke-in-a-photo

• How To Capture Falling Cups of Liquid
Capture a dynamic image with falling cups and splashing liquid using only two speedlights and a glue gun
https://iso.500px.com/splash-photo-tutorial-how-to-capture-falling-cups-of-liquid

• Create Magical Still Life Images Using Oil and Ink
All you need is a fish tank, some oil and ink
https://iso.500px.com/tutorial-create-magical-still-life-images-using-oil-and-ink

• Neat Trick for Creating Cool Splash Photos In-Studio
Use momentum to make water fly
https://iso.500px.com/tutorial-neat-trick-for-creating-cool-splash-photos-in-studio

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Part 3: rain, clouds of paint and SPARKLES!

• How to Make it Rain on Your Still Life in the Studio
Simple way to photograph rain at home
https://iso.500px.com/tutorial-how-to-make-it-rain...

• How To Bring Coffee To Life With Half-Splash Photography
Create half-splashes out of coffee
https://iso.500px.com/half-splash-photo-tutorial/

• How To Take Your Still Life Flower Photos To The Next Level
Make coloured clouds in water
https://iso.500px.com/tutorial-how-to-take-your-st...

• How to Shoot a Fiery, Festive Still Life Photo... with SPARKLES!
It's like holding a little fireball in your hands… or a tiny tamed comet.
https://iso.500px.com/tutorial-how-to-shoot-a-fier...

• Put Your Dreams in a Jar... and Take a Picture
Magical stories with paper silhouettes
https://iso.500px.com/tutorial-put-your-dreams-in-...


How to stay inspired
The 5 Most Important Tools in My Still Life Photography Kit
Exactly what it says on the tin
https://iso.500px.com/the-5-most-important-tools-i...

★ Stay indoor: 10 Tricks for Seriously Creative Surreal Photos

https://phototips.cc/10-tricks-for-seriously-creative-surreal-photos/

★ 5 Tips To Boost Your Creativity As A Photographer

https://iso.500px.com/creative-photo-tips/

★ 5 Easy & Creative Ideas For Your Next Photo Shoot
https://iso.500px.com/easy-photo-shoot-ideas/

★ 10 Tips To Overcome Your Creative Block and Stay Inspired
https://professionals.wisestamp.com/graphic-designer/resources/10-tips-overcome-creative-block-stay-inspired/
Find my tutorials
in photo magazines
Current events:
live workshops and webinars
Живые мастер-классы и вебинары
15-18 мая
Вебинар «Вкусная типографика: текст в фуд-фото и натюрморте»
Выступление в рамках онлайн-конференции по фуд-фотографии
FOOD PHOTO FAMILY 3.0


Sign up here:
http://lp.allpraktik.ru/foodphotofamily3

Event archive
Архив событий
Feb 9—12, 2017
Online Workshop: Food typography with Dina Belenko
Learn how to get started in food typography, take your food photos to the next creative level, discuss composition, scetches and post-production, have your questions answered and get a chance to be featured in 500px's digital magazine, ISO.

Sign up here:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/online-workshop-food-...
2–25 марта 2017
Открытки из Хогвартса: фотоиллюстрации начинающих волшебников
Большой курс по художественным натюрмортам в Хабаровске
с искрами, дымом, левитацией, сказками и волшебством.
Подробности и запись тут:
http://paluba.pro/events/17/
Read Russian
Мастер-классы и статьи на русском языке
Переведенные статьи
★ Рецепт балансирующих пончиков
http://besedinajulia.ru/fotoshkola/balansirujuschie-ponchiki

★ Крученые всплески на раз-два-три
http://fotiniaz.com/avtorskaia_kolonka_diny_bielienko/_kruchieniie_vsplieski_na_raz_dva_tri

★ Истории в отражениях
http://paluba.pro/articles/1/4/

★ Натюрморт с падающими чашками в журнале Crème brûlée
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★ Летающие чипсы для Fotus Magazine
https://goo.gl/RTvAUj

★ Фрукты и летние всплески для журнала Photo Foodie
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★ Рождественский МК с бенгальскими огнями в журнале Crème brûlée
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