Photography

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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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…

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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…

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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, infantry columns, paratroopers in the trenches – in this review a unique selection of photographs that were taken by the military officers of the enemy side. Continue reading

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 she was not up to the whims. The tale “The Kingdom of Crooked Mirrors”, shot in 1963 by Alexander Row, was a great pleasure for both children and adults to watch. The plot was very fascinating and close to real life, and the real stars of Soviet cinema appeared in the film. Continue reading

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Paparazzi photos
Paparaction photos are not so much an interesting genre and art, but rather a complex skill. The main task is to convey the “piquant” moment that happened to some popular…

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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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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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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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