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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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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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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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

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

GLUE HDR PANORAMA In LIGHTROOM CC

Sometimes it happens that the conceived frame does not want to enter even the most wide-angle lens. For example, it is impossible to move away from the subject further, or perhaps it is possible, but the author’s idea requires an emphasis in the foreground, which cannot be achieved without gluing several vertical frames into one horizontal frame.

There are many different situations. But sometimes the need for panorama is aggravated by the fact that the difference in brightness in the scene is so big that it doesn’t want to enter the dynamic range of the camera matrix, and we start shooting with bracketing in the hope that then from all these braces and pieces of the panorama we will collect a masterpiece. Continue reading

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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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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ARTEX.GLOBAL ART PHOTO AND BLOCKCHAIN
Over the ten years of work in the photography market, we have done a lot: we invented the Day of the Photographer holiday, helped create the family photo market, organized…

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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…

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