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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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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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Calotype
The loud word in the history of creating a photo belongs to William Henry Fox Talbot. This briton worked for a very long time on his own way of creating…

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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 working with Photoshop CS3 or a later version (we have Photoshop CS5), thanks to the smart filters that first appeared in Photoshop CS3, you will have the opportunity to adjust any special effect parameter at any time. If you have a version of Photoshop CS2 or earlier, just skip the steps related to smart filters, and you will succeed. Continue reading

GLUE HDR PANORAMA In LIGHTROOM CC

Sometimes it happens that the conceived frame does not want to enter even the most wide-angle lens. For example, it is impossible to move away from the subject further, or perhaps it is possible, but the author’s idea requires an emphasis in the foreground, which cannot be achieved without gluing several vertical frames into one horizontal frame.

There are many different situations. But sometimes the need for panorama is aggravated by the fact that the difference in brightness in the scene is so big that it doesn’t want to enter the dynamic range of the camera matrix, and we start shooting with bracketing in the hope that then from all these braces and pieces of the panorama we will collect a masterpiece. Continue reading

BRUSH SETTINGS GRAPHIC TABLET

Many people know how to use frequency decomposition, but not everyone gets a quality result. Perhaps the point here is in the settings of the brushes.
Mixer Brush is the main tool for working with frequency decomposition, which allows you to soften the lower frequency, thereby aligning color and tone. For retouching of the portrait at the lower frequencies, a Mixer Brush with soft edges is used, therefore Hardness 0%, Spacing 25%. Continue reading

HOW TO FAST REPLACE BACKGROUND ON PHOTOS WITHOUT PHOTOSHOP

Removing the background in Photoshop is a doable task, but quite complicated. Spending a lot of time on the exact allocation of an object in the program is a common thing. But now there is no need for this: a convenient alternative has appeared. In the innovative editor “Photomaster” you do not have to carefully scribble the model, to replace an unsuccessful or boring background, a couple of careless strokes will suffice. Sounds good, isn’t it? Read on to learn how to replace the background in the photo in this program. Continue reading

10 WAYS TO PHOTOGRAPHY UNDERWATER WORLD AND DO NOT STILL

To catch in the lens of the inhabitants of the underwater world, it is not necessary to dive with an aqualung and acquire expensive equipment for shooting in the water. We offer you 10 ways to make it “dry” and at the same time interesting to spend time.

1. Transparent canoe kayak
The Hammacher Schlemmer company produces excellent watercraft, and this double hybrid is one of them. Continue reading

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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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,…

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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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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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