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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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How to be photographed to be photogenic in a photo
Many women, and there is no reason to conceal - and men too, are afraid to be photographed because of fear of looking in a photo non-photogenic, i.e. - unattractive.…

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Photographing: errors and tips
How to be photogenic, how to photograph a full face, how to behave during a photo shoot, how to photograph yourself ... There are questions in a photograph that, how…

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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 Harrow and Trinity College (Cambridge) has published many articles in the field of mathematics, astronomy and physics. In 1833-34 he served in Parliament. 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

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 the largest collection of color photographs of pre-revolutionary Russia.

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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 to capture us in the best possible way, because the inexorable time is so fleeting, and never return the former beauty. And although at the present time, in order to take a photo, no special skills are required – just press the camera button – many people are very disappointed with the resulting image. Continue reading

16 of the most expensive photos in the world COST MORE THAN $ 1 000 000
The cost of some photos is comparable to the cost of the most famous works of great artists of the Renaissance. How valuable are these photographs? What distinguishes them from…

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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…

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How to remove too much in Photoshop?
Owners of SLR cameras know that some speck of dust can easily get onto the lens. During photography, its influence is not noticeable. But when processing a snapshot on a…

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SEA LANDSCAPES ON A LONG EXPOSURE
Removing the sea on a long exposure, you can turn it from a stormy and raging to a calm and mystical one. Especially for the readers of our magazine, the…

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