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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History of photography
It is difficult for a modern person to imagine his life without a photograph - a miracle with the help of which one can resurrect what he already does not…

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About photogenicity, crooked hands and a bottle of dry
Since I began to take pictures of non-professional models, I constantly find myself catching up on the fact that, being on the street, I look at the faces of people…

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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 Lithuanian photographer Rolandas Sutkus tells you what conditions are necessary for such a shooting.

Of course, long exposure photography requires patience and skill. But, when it starts to turn out, you will see beautiful, a bit fantastic landscapes. Continue reading

NEW YEAR PHOTOS FOR FAMILY ALBUM

Tip number 1. Location for shooting
Designers try and invent intricate installations to our delight. Let’s use it. We leave for the most beautiful places of the city. In Moscow this is, of course, the center – Detsky Mir, GUM, boulevards. True, there are always people in the center, and in order to make a frame in which there will be no one extra, you will have to be patient and especially carefully choose the shooting point. 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

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