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…

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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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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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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

The alphabet of photogenicity

To paraphrase a famous aphorism, one can say: do not be born beautiful, but be born … photogenic. Alas, only a few are photogenic of us. The rest, looking at their own pictures, constantly have to ask themselves the question: “Do I really look so awful? What will my future great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren think about me? ”After all, everyone wants to remain in the memories of their descendants as a prominent and interesting person, and not greyish, or, worse, – ugly. Continue reading

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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10 WAYS TO PHOTOGRAPHY UNDERWATER WORLD AND DO NOT STILL
To catch in the lens of the inhabitants of the underwater world, it is not necessary to dive with an aqualung and acquire expensive equipment for shooting in the water.…

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History of Photography: Talbot Pictures
TALBOT (Talbot, Thalbot) William Henry Fox (1800-1877), English physicist, chemist, inventor of the negative-positive process in photography (calotypy). He also studied mathematics, spectroscopy, astronomy, archeology and linguistics. While studying at…

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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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