Who created the first self-portrait?
Under the self-portrait means a portrait shot of himself. This is the same as the modern "selfie", only with greater artistic value. The creator of the world's first self-portrait is…

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History of advertising photography
American historians believe that the first advertising photographs appeared in the XIX century. Of course, they were not as bright and beautiful as in our days. During its rather long…

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Family portrait
A family photograph is a classic portrait of a family, made in a studio or some other room, interior. This type of portrait is designed to capture a significant family…

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first half of the twentieth century

Photomontage and the history of its appearance

Photomontage is the procedure and the result of combining several pictures into a single composition. First, the artistic photomontage was performed mechanically: first, the images were cut, and then glued together in the correct sequence.

Nowadays, photomontage is carried out with the help of special computer programs – graphic editors, which allow you to efficiently and quickly process and merge photos. Continue reading

The invention of photographic film - the beginning of mass amateur photography
With the development of digital technology, photographing on film has become the lot of professionals or fans of this method of shooting. But at the end of the 19th century,…

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How did a color photo appear?
Experiments on the creation of color photographs were conducted in parallel with the work on the improvement of the wet-collodion method of photographing. The first experiments with color photography History…

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The invention of negative and positive by William Talbot
William Talbot (sometimes in Russian, his last name is written as Talbot) was obsessed with capturing the beauty of nature. But this inventor did not know how to draw, so…

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The most famous photographers in the world
Fame photographer bring his work. The list of famous masters of photography includes people who are able to display their vision of the world, are attentive to the little things…

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