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 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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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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autumn landscapes

LEARNING TO REMOVE DROPS

Every photographer sooner or later tries to shoot drops. Most often this is the classic form (short drops) or crowns. Looking ahead, I will say: I take pictures with the equipment that controls the time of falling drops and synchronizes the camera shutter. But this does not mean that the trigger creates ready-made forms, as many mistakenly believe. Sergey Tolmachyov tells. 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 of such photos. However, for those who are still not in the know, we inform you: selfies are self-portrait, taken on the phone.

There are two ways to make such a picture:

With the help of the front camera of the smartphone (the main disadvantage of this method – the eyes in the resulting images do not look into the frame); Continue reading

END PHOTOS IN EUROPE? WHAT REALLY CHANGES THE GDPR

Social networks are full of messages about the new law of GDPR, according to which from May 25 in the European Union “it will be impossible to shoot passers-by on the streets,” and the publication of such photos could be the reason for deportation. “Russian photo” figured out the intricacies of European legislation and separated the truth from speculation. Continue reading

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…

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Photos on dating sites
The theme of photos on dating sites and on social networks, like Odnoklassniki, My World or Vkontakte, probably is no longer new. I will try to look at this topic…

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ALL ABOUT NIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY AND PHOTOGRAPHY OF STELLAR SKY
There are two main approaches to night photography: 1) shooting static stars, when in the final image we see them the same as our eye perceives them - as a…

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How to succeed in all photos
Gathering a new pack of photos from a photo studio, as a rule, we only insert half of them into albums to show to friends later. Others go to the…

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