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The loud word in the history of creating a photo belongs to William Henry Fox Talbot. This briton worked for a very long time on his own way of creating photos. Later this method was called calotypy. It differed from daguerotype in many details. For example, photos Talbot initially consisted of a negative image. But when dipping them into a special solution in a dark room, the picture could be transferred to another carrier. In this case, the colors changed, the result was a normal black and white image. Continue reading
The first photo, which has survived to this day, belongs to the French inventor Joseph Niepce. The frame, which he called “View from the Window”, he managed to get in 1826.
And another French inventor Louis Daguer in 1838 was able to capture a man for the first time.
The first self-portrait in the world, something like a selfie was made around the autumn of 1839 by a famous American photographer, the pioneer of photography, Robert Cornelius. Continue reading