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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Wedding portrait
Wedding photography as a general genre is interesting because it combines two styles at once - reportage and staged portraiture. Wedding portraits occupy the most important and significant place in…

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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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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

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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When did photography become an art form?
Of all the popular types of visual art, photography has had the strongest impact on painting. Only a few artists were able to avoid this impact. Photography as an integral…

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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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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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