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Choosing Backgrounds That Perfectly Showcase The Object

Image: Unsplash When photographing an object, whether it be for a still life or to showcase a product, it’s important to consider the background just as much as the object itself. The background is as important as your focal piece because it plays a big role in how that piece is contextualized and showcased for …

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Story Telling with Photography

Image: Unsplash Photography, when assembled and curated in a gallery, has powerful storytelling ability. As viewers move from one room to the next, their experience is shaped by the images and the order in which they view them. Careful curation has the power to take individual photos and bring them together to create a narrative …

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How Photography is Changing History

Image: Unsplash No matter what medium we’re talking about, many people believe in the power of art to change the world. Whether it be an influential song, a seminal piece of literature, or a heart-stopping photograph, there are plenty of examples that showcase the power of the arts to influence culture, politics, and history. Today, …

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What Happens When Everyone Has a Camera

Image: Unsplash These days just about everyone has a high quality digital camera in their pocket everywhere they go. Mobile phone camera technology has improved so much in the last ten years that it’s easy to feel like a professional photographer with an iPhone your hand. Not only that, but more and more amateur photographers …

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Everything You Want To Know About Luxury Watch Making

Image: Unsplash There is nothing quite as timeless, stylish, and classic as a luxury timepiece. While some luxury brands have long histories as leaders in the niche, others are emerging as new players to offer a modern twist on the classic accessory. The art and craft of watchmaking is a long-standing tradition and, in the …

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The 10 Most Expensive Paintings Ever Sold

Have you ever wandered through the National Gallery or the Tate Britain and wondered how much it would cost to take home one of the art world’s most prestigious masterpieces? We commonly speak of fine art at that level as “priceless” since it seems impossible to summarize their beauty and cultural significance with a simple …

The Whose Who Of Prestigious European Auction Houses

Image: Stocksnap In our last blog post, we talked about the importance of finding the best possible auctioneer. One of our suggestions was that a seller go through a reputable auction house so their sale is handled with the expertise, skill, and quality reputation of an established industry leader. Whether you’re looking to buy or …