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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Tourist photography
Travel photography (from the English expression “travel photo”) is a separate genre of photo art, which reflects the traveler’s impressions and feelings, travel observations: natural and cultural characteristics, ethnic nuances,…

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First mobile photo
Currently, any smartphone is equipped with a pair of cameras, with which you can take good photos, record video and make a video call to almost anywhere in the Earth.…

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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 2013, such pictures have gained widespread popularity and they have been looked upon as a social phenomenon. At the present time it is hard to name the person who came to mind to take selfies, but we will try. Continue reading

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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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 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 choose the right angle for a photo?
Perspective - the position of the camera relative to the plot. While photographing, it is impossible not to notice the impact it has on the entire composition of the photograph.…

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