History of the profession of the photographer
A photographer is a person capable of capturing amazing moments of life with a camera and preserving a particle of the whole inner world in his works. You can get…

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When did photography become an art form?
Of all the popular types of visual art, photography has had the strongest impact on painting. Only a few artists were able to avoid this impact. Photography as an integral…

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First mobile photo
Currently, any smartphone is equipped with a pair of cameras, with which you can take good photos, record video and make a video call to almost anywhere in the Earth.…

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Victorian headless portrait (genre of a photoless portrait in photo art)

In the XIX century in the Victorian era in England, thanks to the skills and abilities of the masters of photo art in the pictures, the head was separated from the body. The services of photographers who can create headless portraits were in great demand.

The emergence and development of the headless portrait genre
The Victorian period (1837–1901) was forever inscribed in the history of England, as the time of the great flourishing of the scientific, cultural, and public spheres of activity. Continue reading

Street photography
Street photography, which is also called street photography (from the English expression “street photography”), is an interesting genre of photo art. Photographing takes place in a public place: park, on…

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Sports photography
Sports photography is a special and very interesting genre of photo art. However, the photographer must have a certain skill in order to be able to catch the necessary moment,…

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Tourist photography
Travel photography (from the English expression “travel photo”) is a separate genre of photo art, which reflects the traveler’s impressions and feelings, travel observations: natural and cultural characteristics, ethnic nuances,…

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Daguerreotype photo from Louis Daguerre
In addition to the famous Niepce, Louis Daguerre conducted many experiments on image fixing with the help of a camera obscura. This Frenchman in his time was a famous artist.…

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