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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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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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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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 photos. Later this method was called calotypy. It differed from daguerotype in many details. For example, photos Talbot initially consisted of a negative image. But when dipping them into a special solution in a dark room, the picture could be transferred to another carrier. In this case, the colors changed, the result was a normal black and white image. 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

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…

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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…

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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)…

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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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