Tsarist Russia in colors: how Prokudin-Gorsky created color photographs more than 100 years ago
The Russian Empire was famous for talented people in various fields. There were outstanding photographers in Russia. The pioneer of world color photography, Prokudin-Gorsky, is known as the owner of…

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History of the invention of photography
Time to first photo Fine art was very popular in the Middle Ages. Rich people in those days wanted to capture themselves on canvas, so that their descendants knew about…

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History of Photography: Talbot Pictures
TALBOT (Talbot, Thalbot) William Henry Fox (1800-1877), English physicist, chemist, inventor of the negative-positive process in photography (calotypy). He also studied mathematics, spectroscopy, astronomy, archeology and linguistics. While studying at…

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ARTEX.GLOBAL ART PHOTO AND BLOCKCHAIN

Over the ten years of work in the photography market, we have done a lot: we invented the Day of the Photographer holiday, helped create the family photo market, organized hundreds of various events and together with Valery Kochergin (35photo.ru) launched 35AWARDS – an award that is already the second in the world number of participants. Continue reading

16 of the most expensive photos in the world COST MORE THAN $ 1 000 000

The cost of some photos is comparable to the cost of the most famous works of great artists of the Renaissance. How valuable are these photographs? What distinguishes them from the millions of selfies, photos of cats and children that we see every day? What reasons make art lovers lay out fabulous sums for exclusive shots? We present you the most expensive photos in the world (March 2015).

1. Peter Face: Phantom ($ 6.5 million)
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SELF ON MILLION: EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW
Today, for sure there are no people left who do not know what a selfie is. This is not surprising: the Internet, in particular, pages on social networks, is full…

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How not to be ashamed of the camera
Many of us, being in front of the camera, feel embarrassed, do not know what to do, where to look, what to occupy hands and what to do with our…

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PHOTO HISTORY: AFRO-AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHERS IN THE STRUGGLE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS
The story is inextricably linked with visualization. If you trace the history of the representation of black people in American culture since the appearance of photography, you can see two…

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The alphabet of photogenicity
To paraphrase a famous aphorism, one can say: do not be born beautiful, but be born ... photogenic. Alas, only a few are photogenic of us. The rest, looking at…

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