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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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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Black and white photography
Black and white photography - the ancestor of all types and genres of photography. The most commonly used abbreviation of this genre is B / W, from the English expression…

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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

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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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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Celebrity photos
Famous people are always in sight and everything connected with them is popular and attracts the attention of millions of people around the world. Therefore, photos of celebrities made by…

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Photo history
A photo story (or, as they often say, in the English way - “photostory”) is a story that we tell photos. Looking at the pictures, we should see vivid emotions,…

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