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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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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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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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

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 did not know which of them are able to respond to light. Therefore, it was necessary to save the image only with the help of drawing.
Fine art was strongly developed in the Middle Ages. No need to think that all artists in those days were poor. Some of them can be compared with current wedding photographers. They were hired to leave descendants their memories. Continue reading

The history of the creation of Adobe Photoshop

Date of creation of Adobe Photoshop is not marked on any calendar. In 2005, the anniversary of the release of the program, which you and many others use the most. Everything happened 17 years ago *, in February, when Adobe launched the first version of Photoshop – 1.0, a graphic editor, which is still the most popular among artists, photographers and designers. Photoshop today occupies the leading position among the editors of raster graphics, and is also the only program that has acquired its own form of the verb. Continue reading

Ideas for a photo shoot with a car
Photoshoot with a car for a couple: girls and a guy For a start, we note that not every car is suitable for a photo shoot. But usually you can…

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Light and lighting in photography outside
When taking a landscape shot, it is not worth giving much attention to lighting. You can get a beautiful picture in almost any case. The most spectacular shots are achieved…

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The history of the creation of Adobe Photoshop
Date of creation of Adobe Photoshop is not marked on any calendar. In 2005, the anniversary of the release of the program, which you and many others use the most.…

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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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