The story of the emergence of documentary photographs
Documentary photography is one of the directions of photography, which reflects the events that took place in reality. The goals of this trend are: the creation of a photographic document,…

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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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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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Victorian headless portrait (genre of a photoless portrait in photo art)

In the XIX century in the Victorian era in England, thanks to the skills and abilities of the masters of photo art in the pictures, the head was separated from the body. The services of photographers who can create headless portraits were in great demand.

The emergence and development of the headless portrait genre
The Victorian period (1837–1901) was forever inscribed in the history of England, as the time of the great flourishing of the scientific, cultural, and public spheres of activity. Continue reading

First mobile photo
Currently, any smartphone is equipped with a pair of cameras, with which you can take good photos, record video and make a video call to almost anywhere in the Earth.…

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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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