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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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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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 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

Photojournalism
Photojournalism is the direction of journalism that uses photography as the main means of expression. Distinguishing features of photojournalism The task of photojournalism is an objective reflection of reality, incidents,…

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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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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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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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