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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3 + 1 SINGLE TRUTH THAT WILL HELP YOU DEVELOP A PHOTOGRAPHIC VISION
That November evening I discovered photography, and for 7 years it has remained for me an incomprehensible magic of forms and emotions. Not a single book, not a single textbook,…

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SEBASTIAN SALGADO. REPORTING WITH THE CONDITION TO PEACE
Talk about the work of Sebastian Salgado should begin with a question about the functions of photography in society. After all, the world of photography does not end with aesthetics,…

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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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ONLINE ANALOGUE PHOTOSHOP FOR QUICK TREATMENT

In order not to occupy disk space and load the system, I do not install some programs on my laptop, including Photoshop. An intelligent color correction on a laptop monitor never goes out, and it is also not very convenient to clean the garbage and clean the skin with a touchpad. However, it also happens that the computer is not at hand, and an elementary correction of photographs is sometimes required.
For this purpose I use Photoshop online, more precisely, not quite Photoshop, but its online analogue Pixlr. For a quick correction, it has all the basic tools (in the picture above – the vertical panel on the right), as well as many features that are in the usual Photoshop (menu above).
After downloading, the editor offers to open the photo in many ways. You can download from your computer, you can open from the link: Continue reading

ARNOLD NEWMAN (ARNOLD NEWMAN): CLASSIC PORTRAIT IN THE INTERIOR

Of course, a modern person, even very superficially familiar with photo art, cannot be surprised with a classic “photo portrait in the interior.” But, as you know, any classic was once a modern, like the genre of “environmental portraiture”, which originated in the name of Arnold Newman.
In the middle of the twentieth century, during the period when A. Newman lived and worked, this genre was an innovation. A photographic portrait of the twentieth century is a rather faceless set of standard poses and angles that depict people regardless of their lifestyle and personal qualities.
The artistic vision of A. Newman caught this flaw by suggesting ways to solve the problem, which later formed the basis of his work. The photographer decided to shoot in a different way, to make portraits so that the image becomes a mini-biography, psychological portrait, describing both personal qualities and the atmosphere of a person’s life. This idea was introduced by a photographer from a painting, where the technique has been used for a long time. Continue reading

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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PHOTOGRAPH OF THE WEEK: ALINA LANKINA. POETIC NATURALMS WITH FLOWERS
As you may have guessed, I often visit photosites and I am constantly looking for authors from whom I can learn something. Last week in the next such search I…

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