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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Actors of Alexander Row's cult fairy tale “The Kingdom of Crooked Mirrors” years after filming
Not the most exemplary pioneer Olya, who didn’t like to go to school and offended her grandmother, once happened to be on the other side of the mirror. And then…

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Fashion portrait
The word "Fashion" literally translates from English as "fashion", "fashionable." Fashion portrait is a portrait made in the style of Fashion and corresponding to all the canons of this style;…

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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 Robert Cornelius. He was engaged in the manufacture of lamps.

In 1839, in Philadelphia, he opened the lens cover of a photographic lens and spent more than a minute in the frame until the lens closed. Continue reading

History of the first photo album
A photo album is a true family value that is inherited from parents to children. However, in reality, even a very high-quality photo album cannot serve for more than half…

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How to choose the right angle for a photo?
Perspective - the position of the camera relative to the plot. While photographing, it is impossible not to notice the impact it has on the entire composition of the photograph.…

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Self-taught photographer conquered the world with his perfect pictures of nature
Mountain landscape is a genre in photo art, in which the main subject in photography is mountain views, mountain peaks, mountain slopes. The mountains are the real miracle of nature.…

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Wedding portrait
Wedding photography as a general genre is interesting because it combines two styles at once - reportage and staged portraiture. Wedding portraits occupy the most important and significant place in…

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