SELF ON MILLION

History of the invention of photography
Time to first photo Fine art was very popular in the Middle Ages. Rich people in those days wanted to capture themselves on canvas, so that their descendants knew about…

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History of photography: Niepce shots
NIEPS (Niepce) Nicephore (full name Joseph Nicephorus) (March 7, 1765, Chalon-sur-Saone, France - July 5, 1833, ibid.), French inventor, one of the creators of photography. For the first time (1820s)…

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History of photography
It is difficult for a modern person to imagine his life without a photograph - a miracle with the help of which one can resurrect what he already does not…

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SEA LANDSCAPES ON A LONG EXPOSURE

Removing the sea on a long exposure, you can turn it from a stormy and raging to a calm and mystical one. Especially for the readers of our magazine, the Lithuanian photographer Rolandas Sutkus tells you what conditions are necessary for such a shooting.

Of course, long exposure photography requires patience and skill. But, when it starts to turn out, you will see beautiful, a bit fantastic landscapes. Continue reading

LEARNING TO REMOVE DROPS

Every photographer sooner or later tries to shoot drops. Most often this is the classic form (short drops) or crowns. Looking ahead, I will say: I take pictures with the equipment that controls the time of falling drops and synchronizes the camera shutter. But this does not mean that the trigger creates ready-made forms, as many mistakenly believe. Sergey Tolmachyov tells. Continue reading

NEW YEAR PHOTOS FOR FAMILY ALBUM

Tip number 1. Location for shooting
Designers try and invent intricate installations to our delight. Let’s use it. We leave for the most beautiful places of the city. In Moscow this is, of course, the center – Detsky Mir, GUM, boulevards. True, there are always people in the center, and in order to make a frame in which there will be no one extra, you will have to be patient and especially carefully choose the shooting point. Continue reading

SELF ON MILLION: EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW

Today, for sure there are no people left who do not know what a selfie is. This is not surprising: the Internet, in particular, pages on social networks, is full of such photos. However, for those who are still not in the know, we inform you: selfies are self-portrait, taken on the phone.

There are two ways to make such a picture:

With the help of the front camera of the smartphone (the main disadvantage of this method – the eyes in the resulting images do not look into the frame); Continue reading

END PHOTOS IN EUROPE? WHAT REALLY CHANGES THE GDPR

Social networks are full of messages about the new law of GDPR, according to which from May 25 in the European Union “it will be impossible to shoot passers-by on the streets,” and the publication of such photos could be the reason for deportation. “Russian photo” figured out the intricacies of European legislation and separated the truth from speculation. Continue reading

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SHOOTING ANIMALS
Advice from a professional animal photographer: “If the photographer is not a handler and a cynologist in one person, then he will certainly need help. You do not have time…

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Photographing: errors and tips
How to be photogenic, how to photograph a full face, how to behave during a photo shoot, how to photograph yourself ... There are questions in a photograph that, how…

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ALL ABOUT NIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY AND PHOTOGRAPHY OF STELLAR SKY
There are two main approaches to night photography: 1) shooting static stars, when in the final image we see them the same as our eye perceives them - as a…

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Tsarist Russia in colors: how Prokudin-Gorsky created color photographs more than 100 years ago
The Russian Empire was famous for talented people in various fields. There were outstanding photographers in Russia. The pioneer of world color photography, Prokudin-Gorsky, is known as the owner of…

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