The story of the emergence of documentary photographs
Documentary photography is one of the directions of photography, which reflects the events that took place in reality. The goals of this trend are: the creation of a photographic document,…

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The first aerial photography and the history of its development
Aerial photography allows you to take photographs of the surface of the earth from different heights with the help of an aircraft. The emergence and development of aerial photography Aerial…

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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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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 a century. Therefore, after this time, the photos should be moved to the new album to prevent them from being spoiled and saved for posterity.

The first album for photographs was an ordinary book in which test photographs were placed. It could include pictures of relatives, but such a book could not be attributed to family photo albums.

The first ever album for photos
The first albums began to appear almost immediately after the invention of the photo. Just a year after the first photographs appeared in 1840, English scientist William Talbot made the first ever album for photographs. In 1846, he made a book with photographs as illustrations entitled The Pencil of Nature. There were pictures of architecture and beautiful landscapes.

Albums for collections
Due to the fact that the photo process was gaining popularity, books for photos began to appear on store shelves.

In the 50s. Cartes-de-Visite appeared in France of the nineteenth century – photos of 11.4 cm x 6.4 cm in size, which were attached to a business card. They were in great demand: they were collected, stored, sent to each other, exchanged, etc. A special tight-bound album was created specifically for collectibles. It was equipped with pockets and slots for cards.

Interest in collecting from the society increased, the albums on sale did not give the opportunity to keep newspaper clippings or letters. In this regard, albums without pockets and slots with thick sheets of cardboard appeared. History of the creation of the first photo album

Creative approach to photo albums
In 1873, a Canadian newspaper published an article where readers were offered several ways to make an ordinary album for photographs unique. From this point on, photo albums began to appear in the living rooms of wealthy people and became part of the decoration of the room. The popularity of this item is reflected in its appearance and quality.

Now with the advent of digital photography photo albums faded into the background. But they are still in demand.

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