STYLES AND DIRECTIONS OF PAINTING
There is a huge variety of styles and trends in the visual arts. Often they do not have clearly defined boundaries and smoothly pass from one to another, being in…

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BUDGET MACROPHOTOGRAPHY FOR LEAN
A closeup can open the world for you from an unfamiliar, amazing and magical side. But very often, the high price of equipment, especially lenses, becomes a serious obstacle to…

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TIPS FOR BOUDOIR PHOTOSESSIONS
TIPS FOR BOUDOIR PHOTOSESSIONS Boudoir photography is a niche in portrait photography, combining the features of portraiture, fashion, art, glamorous and erotic photography. A great way to capture sexy, sensual,…

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photography

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

Aesthetics pictures
One of the very important qualities of photography for the development of modern visual culture was the relative ease of obtaining a more or less benign picture, the simplicity of…

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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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Photography as a form of art
At the time of the birth of photography, aesthetics were dominated by the belief that only man-made work can be art. The image of reality obtained using technical physicochemical methods…

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