Crop and think through the frame during the shooting
Framing and thinking over the frame occupy an important place in the work of the photographer. Cropping a picture is often the decisive factor in conveying the emotions and ideas…

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When did photography become an art form?
Of all the popular types of visual art, photography has had the strongest impact on painting. Only a few artists were able to avoid this impact. Photography as an integral…

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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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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

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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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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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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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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