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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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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Documentary photographs of German military officers, made during the Second World War
Photos are an amazing thing. They allow you to look into the past and become a direct participant in the events of bygone days. The burned Soviet villages, Wehrmacht volunteers,…

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Photos of Niepce: how were the first pictures taken?

After people learned to create a light image in the camera obscura, it remains to come up with only a way to fix it on paper.

Scientists took up this issue around the beginning of the 20th century.

The best results in this difficult matter were achieved by Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre and Joseph Nissefour Niepce from France and William Fox Henry Talbot from England. 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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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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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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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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