Photography

How did the selfie and selfie stick come about?
More recently, photos of girls in a mirror posted on social networks caused a grin. Taking pictures of yourself seemed like the height of narcissism and stupidity. But since about…

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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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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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Photogram

The word “photogram” (from the English word “photogram”) has a lot of meanings and translations. Each attempt to give a specific definition is similar to the pursuit of its own “shadow.” But you can still make a squeeze from the descriptions of this method of shooting, which we find in various print and online publications. Continue reading

Photo history

A photo story (or, as they often say, in the English way – “photostory”) is a story that we tell photos. Looking at the pictures, we should see vivid emotions, atmosphere, moods of any moment or period of time. Stories can be different and tell us about the journey to the sea or the magic of the winter forest. One of the most common stories – “Love Story”, is also popular – one day of a child’s life (with shooting both at home and on a walk). Continue reading

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, materials and ready-made pictures that differ in color, texture, etc.

Thus, a photo collage is the creation of a new photo-image or image by “merging” several pictures, sometimes not having a direct relationship with each other of photographs. Continue reading

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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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…

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How to photograph food?
Food photography is a genre in photography, which is a beautiful food photography. As a rule, this genre is a type of commercial shooting. His goal - the excitement of…

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Photogram
The word "photogram" (from the English word "photogram") has a lot of meanings and translations. Each attempt to give a specific definition is similar to the pursuit of its own…

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