PHOTOGRAPHY

 
PHOTOGRAPHY

 THE ESSENTIALS



 

Even if you do not have to be a photography expert to start collecting and thus support the artists of your time, we give you here some essential notions to the understanding of a very specific artistic medium.

 

History of Photography

 

From Greek Antiquity to nowadays, discover in this section the fascinating history of photography, a very recent medium originating from the echnological developments of the end of the 19th century, that had to go through many steps before being accepted as a Fine Arts practice...



Daguerréotype

 

 

When does photography becomes a work of art ? 

 

In our contemporary society, where images are everywhere and any owner of a smartphone can be considered as a photographer, one can wonder when photography can be elevated to the rank of art ... we share our thoughts in this section !
 

©Alfred Drago Rens, courtesy Galeria L'Affiche