EGYPTIAN PHOTOGRAPHY TRENDS FROM 1875 TO 1900 THROUGH SOME OF ARMENIAN PHOTOGRAPHERS AND THEIR WORKS
Document Type: Original Article
Islamic Archaeology dept, Fayoum Univ., Fayoum, Egypt
The research aims to studying the artistically trends of photography in Egypt since 1875, the year which Armenians began to appear on the art scene. The research deals with three distinct models of photographers, who came to Egypt, settled out in it and practiced this art without interruption until 1900 and possibly beyond that. Their works expressed about the reality of the Egyptian environment, and reflected the international art trends that dominated in this period, whereas it was transported to Egypt in what was transported to Egypt such as all European influences generally. They were chosen, as they practiced this art in Turkey and Egypt at the same time, and they have learned at the hands of the Europeans in Europe and Turkey, and competed their Europeans peers in Egypt and outnumbered them, and saw them all European art academies in particular, the study shows the origin and artistic education and the most important technical features for each of them and the factors that affect it and all its implications and their role in the Renaissance of photography in Egypt.
Photography Trends; Armenian photographers; New classic; realism
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