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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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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The physical size of the matrix of the camera and what it affects
The camera matrix is ​​a plate made in the shape of a rectangle; its main function is to collect light. The main characteristic of photomatrix is ​​its size. As a…

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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

Reportage photography
The word “report” familiar to many came from the French “reporter” - “carry”, and English - “report”, which literally means “report, report”. It is easy to guess that, in the…

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History of the profession of the photographer
A photographer is a person capable of capturing amazing moments of life with a camera and preserving a particle of the whole inner world in his works. You can get…

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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…

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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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