Photogram
The word "photogram" (from the English word "photogram") has a lot of meanings and translations. Each attempt to give a specific definition is similar to the pursuit of its own…

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Photo collage
The word “collage” itself comes from the French “collage”, which means “sticking” and implies some artistic result (a work of art or graphics) created using this same sticking - objects,…

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Actors of Alexander Row's cult fairy tale “The Kingdom of Crooked Mirrors” years after filming
Not the most exemplary pioneer Olya, who didn’t like to go to school and offended her grandmother, once happened to be on the other side of the mirror. And then…

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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 together in the correct sequence.

Nowadays, photomontage is carried out with the help of special computer programs – graphic editors, which allow you to efficiently and quickly process and merge photos. Continue reading

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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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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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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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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