What is a modern photographer?
We are all photographers today, but with the proliferation of digital photography, her theory is not keeping pace with her practice. In their dialogue, the philosopher Mikhail Kurtov and the…

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DAVID LASCHAPEL - GLOSSY PHOTOGRAPHER, PROVOCATIONAL CLIPMAKER AND MASTER OF SURREALISTIC GLAMOR
American David LaChapelle is known both in the fashion world and in show business. He is one of the most famous glossy photographers of our time, included by the American…

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MATSEY DAKOVICH - TALENTED STREET-PHOTOGRAPHER AND TRAVELER-DOCUMENTIST
I am not a street photographer. I'm just a photographer who sometimes manages to take a good photo on the street M. Dakovich Maciej Dakowicz (© Maciej Dakowicz) is a…

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What is professional photography and who is a professional photographer.

Why the cost of professional photography is higher than amateur.

Turning to a professional, you expect to get high-quality and beautiful photos. In order to justify your expectations and embellish them, a professional photographer must use equipment that allows not to limit the implementation of ideas. Professional equipment is expensive, in contrast to the usual “soap dish” has a limited resource of work, which decreases with each shot made, which leads to costly repairs. Add to this the time and technical costs of processing each frame from the footage, because you want to get photos with beautiful colors, the correct brightness and eliminated the shortcomings of the subject ?? Continue reading

What is conceptual photography?

Here is the first example, a photograph of Jeff Wall, which everyone knows, including because Hokusai is here, plus the familiar Bresson “decisive moment” and the plot-photo story that unfolds before our eyes. It should be noted that this is probably the most understandable conceptual photo of Wall. Here the author flirts with you, as it were, showing you a conceptual photo, the language of which is clear to you, because it is the language of modernist photography that is familiar to us. Its conceptualism is manifested in a dialogue with the history of art – Japanese engraving in combination with the modernist photographic language. The author of this simple work, as it were, invites you to his conceptual journey, in which to understand the rest of his work will be more and more difficult. Continue reading

SIX FUNDAMENTAL MACRO PRINCIPLES
Macro photography is sometimes mistakenly called “close-up photography” in photography. This statement cannot be considered fundamentally false, but if you use it, then very many may consider you an amateur.…

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ADVANTAGES OF USING A WIRELESS REMOTE CONTROL
Shooting with a wireless remote control significantly expands the capabilities of the photographer, brings much more flexibility to the work. Touching the camera directly is sometimes not practical or even…

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LIPS. HOW TO REMOVE THE MACRO
There is a certain charm in human lips. The movement of the mouth, tongue, and facial micro-facial express an amazing palette of feelings, emotions, tell stories about its owner. We…

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ASHER FELLIG'S invaluable contribution to the art of photography, or scandalous Viji
"My name is Viji. I am the greatest photographer in the world ..." Asher Fellig was born at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries in the town of…

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