COLLECTIONS P.M. TRETYAKOVA
Mikhail Zakharovich Tretyakov, the father of the Tretyakov brothers, the founders of the Tretyakov Gallery, came from a poor merchant family. In his spiritual testament, shortly before his death, he…

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MAXIM PETROVICH DMITRIEV - FOUNDER OF RUSSIAN PHOTO-PUBLICISM AND FAMOUS PHOTOGRAPH-DOCUMENTARY
All historians and ethnographers who studied Russia in the middle of the 19th and early 20th centuries, as well as the lovers of literature and music of that time, are…

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EXCURSION TO THE WORLD OF BATIK

There are several types of batik – hot, cold, free painting. They differ in the way the fabric is backed up. As a reserve in hot batik wax is used. The wax is applied using a special tool called chanting. The places covered with wax do not absorb paint, and also limit its distribution. Hot batik is called hot because the wax is used in “hot” molten form. This method is mainly used for applying color images on cotton fabric.
Upon completion, the wax is removed from the surface of the fabric. The effect of painting is achieved through layer-by-layer fabric coating.
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PHOTOGRAPHY OF WATER

There are different ways to look at water, for example, as a fascinating background from Hollywood films, a dreamy forest stream … or maybe as an element full of movement. Learn how to photograph water and what laws of photography it obeys. Let our six tips for photographing water help improve your creative path.
The advantage of aquafhoto is that water landscapes are around us. And almost every form of water can look good in the pictures. You can even find great places to shoot right near your home. And if suddenly it seems to you that “something” is missing, you can go further along the water …
Large water surfaces, such as ponds, lakes and seas, can look very impressive in the frame. Continue reading

HOW TO BECOME AN INVISIBLE PHOTOGRAPH IN A STREET PHOTO

Can you imagine a world without street photography? Think of the legacy that Duano, Cartier-Bresson and the lesser-known pioneers of this genre have left for the future generations to enjoy. We can all play a role in documenting the world around us.
One of the most common concerns associated with taking pictures of street genre is a feeling of invading people’s privacy. This is understandable, but all problems can be solved by following the simple rules of respect.
Remember some of the postulates and you will never have problems when shooting on the street. Continue reading

Akhmatova and Tsvetaeva - The Canons of Female Lyrics
Much has been said and written about female poetry. From the banal "what a girl does not write poetry" to a serious and thoughtful analysis of the best examples. Women's…

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MONUMENTAL PAINTING
The term "fresco" is understood to be a letter on the raw limestone base by paints diluted with water or paints having a lime binder (lime mortar, lime water). The…

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