When Was Photography Invented?
Yes, it’s quite hard to imagine the world today without photography, the en-capture of moments. Photography remains part and parcel of every facet of our lives. But, it’s important to know that photography is a relatively new phenomenon, 300 years ago there was nothing like photography and so When Was Photography Invented?
Technologies that facilitated early photography were invented in the 1830s and 40s. What photography did at that time to the west, and presently to the world at large is simply revolutionary and innovative.
In that period, it was the genesis of the capture of images ‘real life’, and the accuracy and realism in this photographic materials were extremely accurate than the paintings prevalent at that time.
An inventor from Britain called Fox Talbot was known to be the very first producer of an image that was photographic in nature. Interestingly, he did this without a camera, so how did Fox Talbot produce the first successful photographic images? Through a process by which he used a sunlight-exposed silver chloride.
He progressed in his technological invention in 1840 by creating a photogenic drawing in camera, and this was the beginning of photographic portrait and he called the machine a calotype in 1841. So this laid the foundation for photography.
What is the Etymology of photography
The person who formed the word ‘photography’ was sir John Herschel, a scientist. t is based on the Greek φῶς (phōs), (genitive: phōtós) meaning “light”, and γραφή (graphê), meaning “drawing, writing”, together meaning “drawing with light”
How did photography became revolutionized?
Through the use of computer-oriented electronic digital camera that was invented in the early 1990. It eased the work of photographers by improving pictorial quality and affordability. So, today, cameras can be found on phones and laptops around which means photography is now a lifestyle we will continue to embrace.