History of Photography: Talbot Pictures
TALBOT (Talbot, Thalbot) William Henry Fox (1800-1877), English physicist, chemist, inventor of the negative-positive process in photography (calotypy). He also studied mathematics, spectroscopy, astronomy, archeology and linguistics. While studying at…

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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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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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6 TIPS FOR A BEGINNER: DANCERS IN FRAME

Learning man and dance
Ask the dancer to send a couple of videos of his performances, his repertoire, and it is better to watch live, if possible. Next, select for yourself freeze-frames, in which, as you think, the most successful moments, and coordinate with the dancer the possibility of their performance. Continue reading

5 photo tips for newbies: FROST AND CAMERA

1. Comfort
First of all, you need to take care of yourself – warm clothes allow you to think about photography, and not about where to warm yourself. In addition, the cold threatens not only discomfort, but also health problems, so we approach the choice of clothes as responsibly, based on the shooting conditions. And here everything depends not only on the weather, but also on how much you have to move or how long to stay without moving, waiting for the desired event or beautiful light. Continue reading

HOW TO ADD GRAIN IN THE PHOTOSHOPE? Mimic the film frame

In this Photoshop tutorial, we will learn how to create imitations of grit, like in a photo from a film. Any version of Photoshop will do, but if you are working with Photoshop CS3 or a later version (we have Photoshop CS5), thanks to the smart filters that first appeared in Photoshop CS3, you will have the opportunity to adjust any special effect parameter at any time. If you have a version of Photoshop CS2 or earlier, just skip the steps related to smart filters, and you will succeed. Continue reading

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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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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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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History of Photography: Talbot Pictures
TALBOT (Talbot, Thalbot) William Henry Fox (1800-1877), English physicist, chemist, inventor of the negative-positive process in photography (calotypy). He also studied mathematics, spectroscopy, astronomy, archeology and linguistics. While studying at…

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