PHOTO HISTORY: AFRO-AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHERS IN THE STRUGGLE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS
The story is inextricably linked with visualization. If you trace the history of the representation of black people in American culture since the appearance of photography, you can see two…

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HOW TO FAST REPLACE BACKGROUND ON PHOTOS WITHOUT PHOTOSHOP
Removing the background in Photoshop is a doable task, but quite complicated. Spending a lot of time on the exact allocation of an object in the program is a common…

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Photos on dating sites
The theme of photos on dating sites and on social networks, like Odnoklassniki, My World or Vkontakte, probably is no longer new. I will try to look at this topic…

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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

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

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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How not to be ashamed of the camera
Many of us, being in front of the camera, feel embarrassed, do not know what to do, where to look, what to occupy hands and what to do with our…

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What is TFP and TFCD and what they eat
Recently, especially in the conditions of the economic crisis, the term TFP, which in its most simplified form means free-of-charge photography, is increasingly heard among photographers and models. Those who…

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How to apply makeup before a photo session
First of all, before choosing a make-up for a photo session, you need to note and take into account some features of your appearance, as well as try to imagine…

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