Nikolai Petrov( Photographer)
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Biography Nikolai Petrov
Nikolay Petrov - symbolic figure in Russian pre-revolutionary and pre-revolutionary photographs. His first award - a gold medal - he received in 1896 on a photographic exhibition in Riga. Lightscript and its application in science and technology Petrov studied with Professor F. Schmidt in Karlsruhe (Germany).
Upon returning from Germany in 1903. settled in Kiev. By 1904, Petrov had corresponding member of the Photographic Society in Karlsruhe and a full member of the Kiev Photographic Society 'Daguerre', . at a meeting of which makes the message 'On ozotipii' with a demonstration of their work, . performed this way,
. Since 1906, Petrov was elected chairman of V (svetopisnogo) department of the Kiev branch of the Imperial Russian Technical Society (IRTO), . Chairman of the Society 'Daguerre' (1906-1911), . teaches photography at the Kiev Polytechnic Institute Emperor Alekandra II,
. In the 1900's view Nikolai Petrov of the work of an author of the exhibition, the publication was a very weighty. In the journal 'Bulletin of photos' he addresses an open letter 'to the Russian Photographic Society' with the idea of organizing 'circular' photographic exhibitions (in 1908. ). He was elected chairman of the 2 nd Congress of Russian officials on photographic case, held in Kiev in 1908. Along with an active educational and social activities Petrov continues with great success to participate in photographic exhibitions - in St. Petersburg and Kiev in 1905, . in Moscow and Saratov in 1908, . in Dresden (Germany), and Kazan in 1909, . in Riga and Budapest (Austria-Hungary) in 1910,
For achievements in the field of art, or rather - in the pictorial and color, photos, art and photographic Odessa, Odessa photography, RFO in Moscow and Irkutsk Photographic Society shall elect. Petrova honorary member of their societies. Co-editor and head of the Art Department of the magazine 'Herald photos' in the years 1912-1915. Since 1914 was a group 'Young Art', led by a. Trapani. In pre-revolutionary years Petrov published in Russian and foreign editions of a number of great articles on photographic art and art photography. Articles are based on his improvements in methods of printing (ozombrom, gum, multicolor printing combination with ozobroma), colorize images. Continues to participate in exhibitions.
After 1917. successfully taught in universities photograph of Kiev - Polytechnic Institute (up to 1920. ), Photographic Institute of the October Revolution (in 1920. ), The Film Institute (since 1930. ), Receives title of professor, has published more than 40 works in European languages. After 1936 Petrov terminally ill - his paralysis.