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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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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How not to be ashamed of the camera
Many of us, being in front of the camera, feel embarrassed, do not know what to do, where to look, what to occupy hands and what to do with our…

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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

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, the cold threatens not only discomfort, but also health problems, so we approach the choice of clothes as responsibly, based on the shooting conditions. And here everything depends not only on the weather, but also on how much you have to move or how long to stay without moving, waiting for the desired event or beautiful light. 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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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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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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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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