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Category : Revolution in Photography

26 Oct 2016

Revolution in Photography

    Revolution in Photography. Recently, I saw a top-branded (body-only) 50MP sensor medium format camera body advertised online for $45,000 (new). 190 years ago, the first known photograph was created by French inventor, Joseph Nicéphore Niépce and took 8 hours exposure time (The view from the Window at Le Gras). Between then and now, development in photography has accelerated rapidly in many ways – so much so that we could refer to this period as nothing short of ‘revolutionary’. […]

04 Oct 2016

The World’s First Photograph – 5 Key Facts

“Le Point de View de la Fenêtre du Gras” (The View from the Window at Le Gras) Joseph Nicéphore Niépce, French, 1765 – 1833 The World’s First Photograph – 5 Key Facts The World’s first photograph was produced by the French inventor, Joseph Nicéphore Niépce in c.1826 The photographs’ image was View from the Window at Le Gras The photograph was produced using a bitumen coated pewter plate and a wash of oil of lavender and white petroleum, which dissolved away the […]