FIFA World Cup 2014 is coming and in a few days all football fans will be stuck to TV displays watching exciting video translation from Brazil. Cafes, restaurants and breweries will be full of people, singing and even dancing, holding flags of their favourite team. Football unites people of various professions and makes us all feel as a single team. Small things, such as patriotic face paint and accessories that symbolize which team you prefer, help to keep the spirit and solidarity high.
The photo is edited with our new ‘Flag of Brazil‘ photo template. In this post we are going to tell you a few interesting facts on football and illustrate them with fun football Pho.to templates. Enjoy!
Do you remember we announced the release of our dual camera app for iOS? We are proud to tell all Android users that phoTWO is already available on Google Play! The app helps you make a stylish dual cam collages by adding a portrait photo to a previously taken image. You can also take photos with both front and rear cameras in optional order. Editor mode now works all the time. Besides, phoTWO for Android has acquired a decent collection of photo frames. You can share your photos to a number of popular social networks right from the app. The last but not least, phoTWO is absolutely free.
Motherhood is a hard work of raising children and then letting them go and live their own lives. Mother’s day is the time to share love and warmth with mothers and wives and show them how much you value their contribution into your life, inasmuch as building a friendly family is a joint task for all of family members. There are thousands ways to make any mom feel special on Mother’s Day. In this post we are going to uncover some of them, including making personalized e-cards or artistic photo portraits that will definitely surprise her.
Sometimes taking pictures of your best friend in animal world is not easy. Here are a few simple tips on pets photography to help you get the most of your photo session. These rules can be used by beginners and starting pros and are easily applied to any kind of camera. Read more
Two great family holidays are coming soon: Christmas and New Year. That is why we devote this article to taking joyous family portraits. The blog post contains a number of tips on posing and taking photos, that any photographer will find useful, including amateurs who prefer taking photos with their phone.
What do you know about silhouette photography? Silhouettes definitely add a sense of mystery and intrigue to any image, so pictures with silhouettes always look very eye-catching. Do you think silhouette photos are tricky and complex to capture? They are actually not!
The Pho.to team wants to share with you some useful tips for shooting silhouette photos. Let us start with the basic technical tips:
1. Get the right light!
Obviously, silhouette photos are all about back lighting. In other words, silhouette photography requires that back lighting is used. That is, the subject should always be between the photographer and the light source. How does that work? The basic idea is that the light coming from behind should be bright enough to make the silhouette completely black.
Do you believe in female friendship? We do! No doubt, you have the best friend and share crazy, enormous and bright friendship. Are you always together, taking lots of funny photos with both of you and enjoying your time? Then pay attention to this article which is devoted to girlfriends photo shoots. We hope that you’ll like it and find some interesting tips to try with your friend. Read and comment, we do wait for your shots!
By the way, working on this article we asked our users to take a number of shots for it. Some of them are presented here!
Emotions are the Main Spice
The secret ingredient of any photo hides in emotions. You can be sad or glad, calm or excited, but the main point is that you should be sincere. Look at photos of children: they have natural expressions in most images. Learn from kids. Remember: even simple photos will look great if you remain natural and emotional.
Shooting outdoor you’ll definitely see that there is more in sunlight than just light and shadow, brightness or darkness. It’s also the mood of your image, its look and atmosphere. This article deals with simple tips and tricks on how to take control and make use of natural light.
If you are reading this post, you must love taking photos. Do you know how to make your favorite shots stand out of the hundreds of pictures you have? You must have stumbled upon advice to use rule of thirds, diagonals or negative space. But mastering these techniques can take years.
Do not worry, there is a special ingredient that can make any of your photos look outstanding. Change a picture’s color saturation, add a few shades or change the focus area and you will see that the photo has improved dramatically. Don’t worry, it’s really easy! You don’t have to master Photoshop or GIMP and spend hours working on a photo. Pho.to knows some trusted post-processing techniques, so this site will help you improve your photos significantly in a single click. We have selected 6 different effects, and each one of them can change your photos in its own unique way. However, the common traits of these techniques are their high quality and versatility.