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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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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Photo history
A photo story (or, as they often say, in the English way - “photostory”) is a story that we tell photos. Looking at the pictures, we should see vivid emotions,…

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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 Robert Cornelius. He was engaged in the manufacture of lamps.

In 1839, in Philadelphia, he opened the lens cover of a photographic lens and spent more than a minute in the frame until the lens closed. Continue reading

Self-taught photographer conquered the world with his perfect pictures of nature
Mountain landscape is a genre in photo art, in which the main subject in photography is mountain views, mountain peaks, mountain slopes. The mountains are the real miracle of nature.…

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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…

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Beauty portrait
“Beauty” is one of the most modern and brightest genres of photo art, which pays special attention to the beauty and personality of the make-up of the model. Beauty photography…

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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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