The first camera in the world: what was it like?
Photography is very tight in the life of modern man. There are a huge number of various amateur and professional cameras on the market. In addition, most mobile phones, tablets…

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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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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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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 Robert Cornelius. He was engaged in the manufacture of lamps.

In 1839, in Philadelphia, he opened the lens cover of a photographic lens and spent more than a minute in the frame until the lens closed. Continue reading

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 history, an advertising photo has been formed as a separate direction with its technical features of shooting and ideas about the effectiveness of its creation. 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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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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