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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Photographic installation
Photomontage (the word comes from the ancient Greek, meaning “light” in translation, and the French word “montage” - assembling, lifting, installation) - this is getting photographs by compiling them from…

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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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Photoanimalism

The main subject of photography in photoanimalistics is animals. Photoanimalism (from the Latin word “animal” – animal) is photographing animals in their natural habitat.

Shooting animals in the wild is a complex and very specific genre of photo art. The main difference of this genre is a long and extremely unpredictable period of preparation for shooting, which may well take several months. Continue reading

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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Photomontage and the history of its appearance
Photomontage is the procedure and the result of combining several pictures into a single composition. First, the artistic photomontage was performed mechanically: first, the images were cut, and then glued…

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