Origins Of Photography 1

Elements of Discovery:
- Desire
- Perspective
- Preservation
- Mechanization
- Entertainment

Technology:
- Lenses
- Photo Sensitivity
-Linear perspective

Methods of preservation before photography:

Brunelleschi Death Mask
- A prosthetic mask that made an exact replica of one’s face.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3114/2601378787_7a7c21a6bf.jpg

Victorian Hair Locke t
- Keepsake locket incorporating a loved one’s hair.

http://www.goantiques.com/scripts/images,id,2266894.html

Camera Lucida
– used a mirror to produce real images for artist to assist in drawing

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/6b/Cameralucida01.jpg

Camera Obscura
– know as the pinhole camera.

http://physics.kenyon.edu/EarlyApparatus/Optics/Camera_Obscura/Camera_Obscura2
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Galileo
- He invents first telescope

Joseph Niepce
-First known photo called “View from the window at Les Gras” in 1826.
-He used an 8 hour long exposure to produce the image.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/0e/View_from_the_Window_at_Le_Gras,_Joseph_Nic%C3%A9phore_Ni%C3%A9pce,_uncompressed_UMN_source.png

Louis-Jacques
- Built a theater called “Daguerre’s Diorama” which was a giant camera obscura

Daguerreotype
-Used silver nitrate salt was
-no negatives and prints
-on mirrored silver that were handheld in a union case.
-American lined with velvet
-Europen lined with silk
-expensive and one of a kind

Talbot
- Invented the callotype
- Cheaper than Daguerrotype
- has negatives

Bayard
- Used silver chloride

Herschel
- Used hypo to fix photos.