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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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…

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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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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

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 area wears its own unique colors, depending on the flora growing on its territory and other factors, such as climatic conditions and soil structure.

Do some research in your area to find out when the leaves begin to change color, and use this great opportunity with the maximum benefit for themselves. Continue reading

History of the invention of photography

Time to first photo
Fine art was very popular in the Middle Ages. Rich people in those days wanted to capture themselves on canvas, so that their descendants knew about them. To do this, hire artists who painted with oil or watercolors. The result can hardly be called realistic, unless the artist is the greatest master of this work. His Leonardo da Vinci did not live in every city or even in every country. More often, artists had an average talent; they had to look for other ways to get realistic images. 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…

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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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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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How to apply makeup before a photo session
First of all, before choosing a make-up for a photo session, you need to note and take into account some features of your appearance, as well as try to imagine…

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