First photos
The first photo, which has survived to this day, belongs to the French inventor Joseph Niepce. The frame, which he called "View from the Window", he managed to get in…

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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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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: 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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What is TFP and TFCD and what they eat
Recently, especially in the conditions of the economic crisis, the term TFP, which in its most simplified form means free-of-charge photography, is increasingly heard among photographers and models. Those who…

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SELF ON MILLION: EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW
Today, for sure there are no people left who do not know what a selfie is. This is not surprising: the Internet, in particular, pages on social networks, is full…

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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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