Autumn through the eyes of the photographer
Autumn colors are a great variety. In some areas the riot of colors lasts only a week or less, while in others it will last more than a month. Each…

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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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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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“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 selection is made. Then it remains only to drag the selected object to another image. For monochromatic objects, the Magic Wand and Quick Selection tools are intended. If you select a person, you must use a magnetic lasso. 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) he found a way to fix the image obtained in the camera obscura, using asphalt varnish (heliography) as a photosensitive substance. From 1829 he collaborated with L. Dager. Continue reading

Digital photo alphabet: Shooting in different conditions

The quality of images is influenced not only by the optics and the quality of the matrix, but also by the correctness of the choice of manual shooting parameters. Since we have decided to gradually move away from the automatic mode, let’s look at some of the settings that can improve the quality of the frame.

White balance – it is the errors of the balance that make the pictures yellow or blue, depending on the light. The fact is that our brain corrects the image transmitted by the eyes: it knows for sure that the sheet of paper is white, and therefore it perceives it as such. Continue reading

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 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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How to make a contour in Photoshop?
Contour in Photoshop Creating a contour in Photoshop (or silhouette) is easy. It is necessary only to be able to select an object and know what to do next. This…

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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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