But Niels took the portraits not in Studio like most photographers, and portrayed his clients and fellow outdoors. Background always served as the majestic surrounding mountains, fjords and glaciers.The photographer sets the camera away from posing to the photo of the stunning scenery. So the people in the pictures sometimes get lost in the lush …

Photorestorer in the Soviet Union were treated to the official photos, made changes to previously captured images, to bring them into conformity with the requirements of the political regime, and to erase images of people who are victims of repression.British writer, designer and collector David king (King David) was interested in pictures of the Soviet …

The General strike that occurred in England in 1926, led to the imprisonment of prominent figures CFW on charges of conspiracy and sedition. But supporting the strikers, the Communists joined the new party members mostly from Glasgow, the East of London and Wales, part of which became known as “Little Moscow”.The party actively participated in …

Bill Eppridge (Bill Eppridge) was born in 1938 in Buenos Aires, grew up in Richmond, Virginia. In 1968, he made the famous footage of mortally wounded Robert Kennedy, also Eppridge photographed the revolution of the Latin American music festival, “Woodstock”, the civil rights movement. And in the summer of 1967, he was shot in the …

Tish Murtagh was born the third of ten children in a poor family in the port town of South shields, near Newcastle-upon-Tyne. At the age of 16 left school to work seller of hot dogs, then at the gas station. The changes in her life began with an evening photography course at art College, Newcastle. …

In the summer of 2001, American Tom Sponheim vacationing with his wife in Barcelona. On the way to the Sagrada Familia they wandered into the bustling flea market That drew attention to put on the table a stack of negatives. For$ 3.50 he bought the envelope with all the staff.Returning home, Sponheim scanned the negatives …

On his first birthday, Christopher Robin received a Teddy bear of cream color with a height of 60 cm, who was named Edward.This bear, along with the real Winnie bear from the London zoo became the prototype of Winnie-the-Pooh, the main character of stories and poems by A. A. Milne, classics of children’s literature.For the …

In the 1890-ies Carl Stermer daily walked the streets of Oslo with a hidden camera, photographing passers-by. Judging by the official pictures of the time, this process otlichna seriousness, officialdom and even pathos: people posed, intensely looking into the camera. Street photography made by Schermerhom, by contrast, is extremely natural and immediate.German camera CP Stirn, …

Circus performers toured different countries, representing all the strange and rare: from bearded women to sword-swallower and acrobats.This month, the auction exhibited a series of vintage circus photographs by Edward Kelty (Kelty Edward / 1888-1967). These black-and-white group portraits of clowns and acrobats are included in the collection of Alan Siegel. They filmed in the …

The old photo of Paris did Louis Daguerre (Louis Daguerre) from the height of the building with its 350-seat diorama. In the frame sealed the Boulevard du temple.The street looks deserted, devoid of pedestrians and traffic, because the picture was taken with a 10 minute exposure. But if you look in the lower left corner …