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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How to photograph clothes?
To make a high-quality, informative and attractive photo for the advertising catalog, you need to make some efforts. We present important recommendations that will help you cope with this task…

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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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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

Photographic installation
Photomontage (the word comes from the ancient Greek, meaning “light” in translation, and the French word “montage” - assembling, lifting, installation) - this is getting photographs by compiling them from…

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Daguerreotype photo from Louis Daguerre
In addition to the famous Niepce, Louis Daguerre conducted many experiments on image fixing with the help of a camera obscura. This Frenchman in his time was a famous artist.…

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The history of mobile photography
The cameras on the phones allow you to make high-quality and beautiful pictures and are able to compete with cameras. Of course, this was not always the case, and the…

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Beauty portrait
“Beauty” is one of the most modern and brightest genres of photo art, which pays special attention to the beauty and personality of the make-up of the model. Beauty photography…

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