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Category : 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 […]

24 Sep 2016

My first blog post; it’s taken 50 years to write!

My first blog post; it’s taken 50 years to write! Today I reached the half century milestone! Today also marks my first-ever blog! Recently, I have been deliberating on what should be my first blog. Typical me perhaps, I put too much thought into things sometimes, being too much of a perfectionist! Whilst there are many topics, which could potentially be my first blog subject, what better than to start off by introducing myself and my photography, and for my […]