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Our Top Viewed Street Photographer Of The Week

  The contributor portal has been a support to each photographer as they find new ways to build their portfolios and share their work. Through Scopio, numerous photographers have shined with their creative work. We want to congratulate Bernardo Ramonfaur for being our top viewed street photographer of the week with 6,899 views!     His distinctive eye, as well as his love for art, and color, has made him reach where he is today. His pictures are like stories; full of colors, details, culture, and passion. You can feel it as soon as you see one of his pictures. We, at Scopio, are always proud to see our photographers shining.     If you haven’t already joined, go get signed in...

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Eight of The Most Famous Types of Photography

Photography is a universal language. In more technical terms, it is the art of using a camera to capture light, and create an image.   What is Photography Did you know that the first photograph was captured in 1826, as some sources state? Since then, we’ve come a long way! We started to develop with colors, equipment, stats… Also, as the photography scope grew wider, different types of photography emerged. Photographers began to have their own styles, depending on the purpose of their photography. Diversity at its best! Some have the purpose of providing detailed information of specific events, others aim to capture moments of enjoyment with their loved one, while some use photography to shed light on specific matters....

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The Vision of A Portrait Photographer and Volunteer

Eveline, mostly known as Effie, therefore, the Instagram username is A Girl Called Effie, is a portrait photographer based in Amsterdam. Effie studied Media Communications, and in 2008 she moved to Shanghai for 4 months. There, on the electronic market, she bought her first Nikon mirror camera. She took her first courses in photography at her university. However, she sees herself more as a self-taught photographer. After a career in video productions, she decided it was time to discover the world through the lens of her camera. Now, she works with international nonprofits in Africa and Asia.   Inspiration in The World "I capture images of some of the most beautiful projects around the world that share love for each individual in...

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Three Tips for Your Photography Inspiration

“Photography is truth” is Richard’s bio caption on Instagram. Richard Ashia is a 24-year-old photographer and graphic artist from Ghana. He shares with us his key ingredient to getting inspired as a photographer. We gotta say, from scrolling through his Scopio profile, we can feel how grounded and rooted he is. He loves taking pictures of humans; in their most vulnerable states, in their comfort zone, and just make them the main subject of his photographs. But as anything else, to take good pictures, you need inspiration. How to create inspirational photography in 3 steps Richard shares with us his go-to’s for photography inspiration 1. Music Who of us doesn’t like listening to music? Whether you’re feeling sad, happy, depressed, nervous, agitated,...

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How photography empowers the subject and helps to improve self-esteem

The best way to get to know who you are or what type of impression you make is by meeting yourself. But that is not really possible. What if I tell you, there’s a way that almost gets you there? A way to meet yourself! That is through photography, or any type of visual art, for that matter. How many times have you looked at yourself in a picture, and realized things about your unique self that you have not seen before. When you become aware of yourself, you slowly grow self-esteem and confidence. That is beautiful!  Improving Self Esteem and Confidence through Photography  “Photography actually helps to improve your self-love and self-esteem.”, says Luisa Carvaja. Photography is a unique opportunity to...

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