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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Tourist photography
Travel photography (from the English expression “travel photo”) is a separate genre of photo art, which reflects the traveler’s impressions and feelings, travel observations: natural and cultural characteristics, ethnic nuances,…

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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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which left much to be desired

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 issue around the beginning of the 20th century.

The best results in this difficult matter were achieved by Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre and Joseph Nissefour Niepce from France and William Fox Henry Talbot from England. Continue reading

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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How to photograph food?
Food photography is a genre in photography, which is a beautiful food photography. As a rule, this genre is a type of commercial shooting. His goal - the excitement of…

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