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…

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20 most influential PHOTOGRAPHIC WOMEN FOR 100 YEARS
On the eve of the International Women's Day, we present a review of the 20 most talented women photographers of the 20th century who, with their creativity, have made a…

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5 photo tips for newbies: FROST AND CAMERA
1. Comfort First of all, you need to take care of yourself - warm clothes allow you to think about photography, and not about where to warm yourself. In addition,…

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Calotype

The loud word in the history of creating a photo belongs to William Henry Fox Talbot. This briton worked for a very long time on his own way of creating photos. Later this method was called calotypy. It differed from daguerotype in many details. For example, photos Talbot initially consisted of a negative image. But when dipping them into a special solution in a dark room, the picture could be transferred to another carrier. In this case, the colors changed, the result was a normal black and white image. Continue reading

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 the largest collection of color photographs of pre-revolutionary Russia.

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A few rules for photo models

Photography is a frozen moment that becomes history. That is why many of us panic, intending to be photographed: we want to look gorgeous in history. We want the camera to capture us in the best possible way, because the inexorable time is so fleeting, and never return the former beauty. And although at the present time, in order to take a photo, no special skills are required – just press the camera button – many people are very disappointed with the resulting image. Continue reading

First photos
The first photo, which has survived to this day, belongs to the French inventor Joseph Niepce. The frame, which he called "View from the Window", he managed to get in…

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Calotype
The loud word in the history of creating a photo belongs to William Henry Fox Talbot. This briton worked for a very long time on his own way of creating…

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SHOOTING ANIMALS
Advice from a professional animal photographer: “If the photographer is not a handler and a cynologist in one person, then he will certainly need help. You do not have time…

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THE BIGGEST PHOTOS IN THE WORLD
The absolute champion in the size of composite photos is NASA. In 2014, the agency published a 681-gigapixel panorama of the moon. On June 18, 2009, NASA launched the Lunar…

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