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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A few rules for photo models
Photography is a frozen moment that becomes history. That is why many of us panic, intending to be photographed: we want to look gorgeous in history. We want the camera…

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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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something with a soft touch

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

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 example, on a dim winter landscape some color objects add saturation and lower the surrounding snowy expanses, and the snow is often too blue. Such things are easy to do if you manage to select our objects. Continue reading

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 farthest corners of our desk or, even worse, to the trash can. How to avoid this and succeed in all the pictures? A few tips from leading photographers, stylists and makeup artists will help you with this. Continue reading

How to apply makeup before a photo session
First of all, before choosing a make-up for a photo session, you need to note and take into account some features of your appearance, as well as try to imagine…

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Rule of thirds in photography
In our youth, we didn’t really care about observing any rules when photographing. When shooting landscapes, we ensured that the horizon line was almost at the very center of the…

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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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History of Photography: Talbot Pictures
TALBOT (Talbot, Thalbot) William Henry Fox (1800-1877), English physicist, chemist, inventor of the negative-positive process in photography (calotypy). He also studied mathematics, spectroscopy, astronomy, archeology and linguistics. While studying at…

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