Iconography: to see the invisible
From ancient times, icon painting served as a “language for the illiterate” —a special language with its own rules and symbolism. For centuries, master-icon painters have brought it to perfection,…

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The shell is a symbol in art: the blessed gift of the seas ...
Shells, melancholy collected on the shore under the gentle splashing of the waves - the main souvenir, which is usually brought from the sea. Having become more mature, we appreciate…

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"GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING", JAN VERMERE
Behind the creation of each picture is a unique story. And in the “Pic of the Week” column, Styleinsider continues to talk about famous canvases. And today we will tell…

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WAYS TO PHOTOGRAPHY UNDERWATER WORLD AND DO NOT OUTCUT

To catch in the lens of the inhabitants of the underwater world, it is not necessary to dive with an aqualung and acquire expensive equipment for shooting in the water. We offer you 10 ways to make it “dry” and at the same time have an interesting time.
1. Transparent canoe kayak
The Hammacher Schlemmer company produces excellent watercraft, and this double hybrid is one of them. The polymer creates the illusion that the line between you and the underwater world does not exist. If the water is crystal clear, you can even see the bottom. Continue reading

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 connoisseurs lay out bosons for exclusive shots? We present you the most expensive photos in the world (March 2015).
1. Peter Lick: Phantom ($ 6.5 million)
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KONSTANTIN OF MUSHROOMS ABOUT THE “GENERALITY” OF GENERS OF PHOTO

Fascinated by the magic of film from childhood, Konstantin Gribov from an early age realized that he wanted to link his life with photography. He works in different genres, and in each of them he sees his own characteristics. We will talk about this and many other things today.
– Konstantin, the first question is traditional: how did you discover the world of photography and how long did you start photographing?
– I opened the photo in my childhood. At that time, the entire territory of the present-day CIS was totally interested in amateur photography. The exception was not my grandfather. I remember very well how he tried to explain to me what an ex-pair was: “Right now, the sun, we set it by the eye of \ 250 and 8, but the clouds appeared – we change it to 1/60 and 4”. What did these magic numbers mean – I absolutely did not understand and wondered why all this was needed when you could just press a button. Continue reading

EXHIBITION PROJECT "SPECIAL FUND: REPRESSED ART"
The Odessa Art Museum in partnership with the National Art Museum of Ukraine and with the support of the Ukrainian Cultural Foundation presents the project “Special Fund: Repressed Art”. The…

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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…

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WAYS TO PHOTOGRAPHY UNDERWATER WORLD AND DO NOT OUTCUT
To catch in the lens of the inhabitants of the underwater world, it is not necessary to dive with an aqualung and acquire expensive equipment for shooting in the water.…

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