SEE IN BOTH? OR NOT?
Most of us look at the world with two eyes. But whenever a person takes a picture, one of them closes. Maybe we should stop this practice forever? With a…

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15 tips on how to develop creativity
Photographs are becoming more “smart”, more and more perfect and more and more accessible. How did this saying sound from the students of the Moscow State University Journal in the…

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HOW TO USE THE NATURAL FRAMING TO IMPROVE PHOTOS
To make more interesting and beautiful photos, there are certain key techniques of composition. One of the widely known is natural framing. But, like all the rules and tips, requires…

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Tips for creating a female portrait
What type of portrait to choose, in what format is better to shoot, how to reveal the best in the model and what to focus on. Why are some people…

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INTERVIEW WITH PHOTO CLASSIC: HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON

Henri Cartier-Bresson: For me, photography is the simultaneous recognition of the significance of an event, as well as the determination of its exact form in a split second, which gives this event a special expressiveness. I believe that a thinking person, having known himself, at the same time discovers the world around him, which can change him, and which he himself can influence. There must be a balance between the inner world of a person and the outside world. As a result of constant influence on each other, these two worlds will merge into one. And it is this one world that is worth revealing (in the photo).
But this is only the content of the photo. For me, content is inseparable from form. By form, I mean strict geometric organization of lines, textures and values. Only in such an organization, our emotions and intentions become concrete and clear. Continue reading

PHOTO ASSEMBLY OF THE FACE: HOW TO REPLACE A FAILED GRIMASO BY A BEAUTIFUL SMILE
Today, visiting my blog are American photographers Nina and Cecilia, whose photos I've already shown. They will tell about how to make photomontage of the face. Some of the actions…

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Genre photos.
Astrophotography is a popular, but very expensive photography genre, in which not many masters can afford to work. The essence of the genre is to shoot astronomical objects in outer…

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