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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Photo collage
The word “collage” itself comes from the French “collage”, which means “sticking” and implies some artistic result (a work of art or graphics) created using this same sticking - objects,…

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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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Black and white photography

Black and white photography – the ancestor of all types and genres of photography. The most commonly used abbreviation of this genre is B / W, from the English expression “black & white”.

Black and white shots have retained their relevance even after the appearance of both color and digital photography, and today many photographers translate color shots into black and white, thereby increasing the spectacularity and artistry of the frame. 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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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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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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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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