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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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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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How not to be ashamed of the camera
Many of us, being in front of the camera, feel embarrassed, do not know what to do, where to look, what to occupy hands and what to do with our…

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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 to put, put, land and, like lightning, run away 3 meters from the model in order to make a shot. You need to contact handlers and assistants if you need to shoot exterior shooting. This is not an extra cost. ” Continue reading

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

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 serious technique: unfortunately, cases of flooding cameras due to errors in preparing them for the dive are not uncommon, so it’s worth treading on something that is not so pitiful. Continue reading

6 TIPS FOR A BEGINNER: DANCERS IN FRAME

Learning man and dance
Ask the dancer to send a couple of videos of his performances, his repertoire, and it is better to watch live, if possible. Next, select for yourself freeze-frames, in which, as you think, the most successful moments, and coordinate with the dancer the possibility of their performance. Continue reading

5 photo tips for newbies: FROST AND CAMERA

1. Comfort
First of all, you need to take care of yourself – warm clothes allow you to think about photography, and not about where to warm yourself. In addition, the cold threatens not only discomfort, but also health problems, so we approach the choice of clothes as responsibly, based on the shooting conditions. And here everything depends not only on the weather, but also on how much you have to move or how long to stay without moving, waiting for the desired event or beautiful light. 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…

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THE BIGGEST PHOTOS IN THE WORLD
The absolute champion in the size of composite photos is NASA. In 2014, the agency published a 681-gigapixel panorama of the moon. On June 18, 2009, NASA launched the Lunar…

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6 TIPS FOR A BEGINNER: DANCERS IN FRAME
Learning man and dance Ask the dancer to send a couple of videos of his performances, his repertoire, and it is better to watch live, if possible. Next, select for…

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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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