Who, where, when: guide to the thin ice of stained glass
Which of the great artists engaged in stained glass art? Where, looking out the window, you can see the picture, through which the light penetrates? Gaudi, Fly, Chagall, Tiffany and…

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Gothic: the whole mystic of the Middle Ages
Gothic originated in the middle of the XII century in northern France, in the XIII century, spread to the territory of modern Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic, Spain, England, and…

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“RUKOGRAFIKA”: THE PHILOSOPHICAL PROJECT OF STANISLAVA ARISTOV
The new project of photographer Stanislav Aristov is dedicated to hand language. What is it - the author ponders: an image folded by hand? Drawings on the wall of eternity,…

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The art of black and white photography

Any photographer tries to stand out among his colleagues. Some go along an alternative path, preferring minimalism in their work. Sometimes such a person can pick up a smartphone and limit it to them. There are many cases where such people have achieved success. Their pictures from Instagram fell on the exhibition, won prizes. It is believed that these people shoot in the genre of “Mobilografiya.” Another example of minimalism is the art of black and white photography. To obtain such images do not require smart photo equipment. Continue reading

The art of digital photography

Now the situation has changed. Every person has a camera. Many have a smartphone with an integrated camera in their pocket. This divided the photograph into two types: reportage photography was added to the art. The second category includes frames that do not represent artistic value. These are pictures from real life, which are not improved by means of all sorts of filters. Art photography has also undergone some changes. With the advent of digital cameras and smartphones, many new genres have been discovered. Significantly simplified photo processing tools. Continue reading

PORTRAITS as a mirror of the soul
Portrait is a realistic genre depicting a person or a group of people existing in reality. The portrait - in French reading - portrait, from the old French portraire -…

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Fayum portraits
These amazing works of art, which are often called “icons before icon painting”, are not just historical values. They can serve as a magnificent and impressive illustration of the mutual…

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THE BIGGEST PHOTOS IN THE WORLD FOR 2000 GIGAPIXELS!
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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