SELF ON MILLION

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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About photogenicity, crooked hands and a bottle of dry
Since I began to take pictures of non-professional models, I constantly find myself catching up on the fact that, being on the street, I look at the faces of people…

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The alphabet of photogenicity
To paraphrase a famous aphorism, one can say: do not be born beautiful, but be born ... photogenic. Alas, only a few are photogenic of us. The rest, looking at…

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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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Mask color saturation in Photoshop
Further saturation will be called the usual photoshop color saturation, saturation. When processing, sometimes you want to increase or decrease the saturation range of different places in the picture. For…

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"Photoshop": cut the object and paste
Selecting an object in Photoshop In "Photoshop" there is a whole group of selection tools. Under any object, you can choose one or another tool with which the most accurate…

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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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How to be photographed to be photogenic in a photo
Many women, and there is no reason to conceal - and men too, are afraid to be photographed because of fear of looking in a photo non-photogenic, i.e. - unattractive.…

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