NIEPS (Niepce) Nicephore (full name Joseph Nicephorus) (March 7, 1765, Chalon-sur-Saone, France – July 5, 1833, ibid.), French inventor, one of the creators of photography. For the first time (1820s) he found a way to fix the image obtained in the camera obscura, using asphalt varnish (heliography) as a photosensitive substance. From 1829 he collaborated with L. Dager. Continue reading
The Russian Empire was famous for talented people in various fields. There were outstanding photographers in Russia. The pioneer of world color photography, Prokudin-Gorsky, is known as the owner of the largest collection of color photographs of pre-revolutionary Russia.
From chemist to photographer Continue reading