HOW TO CONTROL THE SUN?
The setting sun can add a piece of magic and a special mood to the photo. The warm golden glow brings the romance to a completely new and deeper level,…

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MASTERPIECES PASTELS FROM THE TRETYAKOV GALLERY
The collection of the State Tretyakov Gallery holds about 800 pastels, some were purchased by PMTretyakov. Pastels must be kept under glass. She is very vulnerable: she is able to…

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HISTORY

PRIVATE COLLECTION IN RUSSIA OF THE XVIII CENTURY

The first Russian collectors of the European type.
Natural collecting activities, of course, existed in Russia long before the onset of the eighteenth century. But Peter’s reforms in the field of culture give it a new direction – they are oriented toward rapprochement with the culture of Western Europe. It was Peter I who stimulated the development of private collecting in Russia, which flourished in the second half of the 18th century. Following the Russian sovereign, who brought a new passion from overseas travel, many of his associates begin to collect rarities, and a number of remarkable private collections are gradually being formed – A.D. Menshikov, B.P. Sheremeteva, D.M., A.M. and D.A. Golitsyn and others. Continue reading

HOW TO USE NEGATIVE SPACE IN PORTRAIT PHOTO
When it comes to portrait shooting, one of the most common tips is “filling the frame” with the object you are shooting. In general, this is a good rule of…

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Top 5 - the best poems about mom
5th place. It is considered that the most heartfelt and light poems about mother are written for children. This is partly true, because the image of the most dear and…

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