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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Emotional photo portrait
One of the types of “psychological” portrait portrait is an emotional portrait. It is an interesting separate portrait genre, which is very popular. The main object of such a photo…

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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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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

Reportage photography
The word “report” familiar to many came from the French “reporter” - “carry”, and English - “report”, which literally means “report, report”. It is easy to guess that, in the…

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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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How to choose the right angle for a photo?
Perspective - the position of the camera relative to the plot. While photographing, it is impossible not to notice the impact it has on the entire composition of the photograph.…

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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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