Posts tagged ‘history’

Copenhagen, Helsingborg, Sweden

(Really) Amazing Photocroms

Today we made sure to prepare something special, something we didn’t present previously. If you love history and photography, I am sure you’ll enjoy our collection of beautiful photocroms. For the ones who are not familiar with the term, photocroms are colorized images produced from black-and-white photographic negatives via the direct photographic transfer of a …

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medieval castle

Amazing Castle Photography

The first photography collection of 2012 will be dedicated to history and to be exact, to amazing castles. We made sure to pick the best photos we could find on the net, and I strongly hope you’ll enjoy the collection as much as I did. Feel free to drop us a comment .).

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old castle

Historic Architecture Visual Portraits

Magnificence of medieval fortresses, monumental beauty of churches and palaces, sad grandeur of ancient mausoleums, and coziness of small family estates – the showcase of historic architecture at Cruzine magazine has much to share with its readers. Old architecture has always attracted photographers, who, charmed by the exceptional atmosphere of castles, churches, and other old …

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Japanese castle

Monumental Historical Buildings – Tested by the Time

This world is a great place to live in, especially if you know where to go to abstract away from the routine of everyday life. Our today showcase of monumental buildings is a collection of the greatest architectural masterpieces ever created on this planet. It was compiled for all those who wish to discover the …

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Bringing Literature to the Masses - History of American Front Cover Art

Bringing Literature to the Masses – History of American Front Cover Art

One reason images are so powerful is that one doesn’t necessarily need an education to decipher them. In an instant, a person can roughly work out what a picture is trying to communicate. It was this principle that lead American publishers to use the illustrated front cover to sell and bring literature to the masses. …

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Sladky Zivot Czechoslovakian poster

From East to West – the History of Movie Poster Design

The Americans and the Soviets fought the Cold War in all spheres of society. One of the most unlikely places was the film poster industry where countries like Poland and the Czechoslovakia were able to prove their designs were far superior to anything the Western World were producing. First produced in France in 1870, it …

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elderly Chinese fisherman with fishes and two cormorans on his pole

The Contrasting Faces of China in Art Photography

Today Cruzine presents a photo gallery dedicated to China. This country, which was hidden from the Western world behind the Great Wall for centuries to protect its traditions and preserve its lifestyle and culture, amazes the whole world today with its rapid growth in terms of both quantity and quality. For many centuries, China was …

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US soldier holding his helmet saying Peace with both hands

War Memories in Photography

The smell of gunpowder, bitterness of close friends’ losses, disgust when killing a man and constant fear of being killed, hopes for the war to end, pain of the defeat and triumph of the victory – war memories may vary, but they are always linked to the extreme emotional experience, the traces of which always …

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Japanese warrior practicing with his Katana sword

Japan Photography Gallery

There is an old Japanese proverb saying that if a man has no tea in him, he is incapable of understanding truth and beauty. So, we suggest you to take a cup of tea before you proceed with reading this post. The noble Mountain of Fuji, cherry trees in blossom, tea ceremony, and beautiful yet …

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Matsumoto's castle

Castles Photography

Castles – these majestic monuments of the glory and power, which survived through centuries of great changes, have always been among any country’s top tourist attractions. Besides, castles have always inspired artists to portray the beautiful sceneries, where these imposing architectural forms are seamlessly integrated into the natural terrain by the skillful hand of an …

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