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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How to blur the background in Photoshop?
Unfortunately, conventional compacts and smartphones often do not know how to create beautiful bokeh. This results from the fact that in such devices the matrix of the smaller size is…

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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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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

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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6 photo tips for newbies: REMOVED UNDER WATER
Camera type The first. It is necessary to determine the type of camera. For a beginner, more suitable so-called compact cameras in waterproof boxes. You should not risk a more…

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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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"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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