20 most influential PHOTOGRAPHIC WOMEN FOR 100 YEARS
On the eve of the International Women's Day, we present a review of the 20 most talented women photographers of the 20th century who, with their creativity, have made a…

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History of photography
Photo in the usual sense of the word was discovered by a man rather late. Until the XIX century, many chemical elements have not yet been discovered. Scientists then simply…

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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…

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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

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 trends: on the one hand, distortion of reality and obedience to stereotypes, on the other – an attempt to present African Americans in a different light, to make them more intimate and understandable to white society. Continue reading

How to remove too much in Photoshop?
Owners of SLR cameras know that some speck of dust can easily get onto the lens. During photography, its influence is not noticeable. But when processing a snapshot on a…

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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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How to succeed in all photos
Gathering a new pack of photos from a photo studio, as a rule, we only insert half of them into albums to show to friends later. Others go to the…

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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…

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