The history of photography: Development of photography
 

  Customer Room  
   Photo Processing    Video Processing  Download   Purchase   Tutorial   Support   Company  
en  fr  de  es  pt  it  jp  ru  
 

Articles

The history of photography: Development of photography

 

A considerable contribution to photo technique were made by such scientists as Frenchmen A. Fizeau, A. Claudet, the Hungarian J. Petzval, the Russian A. Grekov, the American S. Morse, and many others.

The Daguerrotypy period did not last long. The silver plate image was expensive, mirror-like, had a single copy only, and was difficult to view due to its glitter.

The Calotype method had more advantages and therefore was further developed. By the end of the 1840s an inventor out of the Niépce family, Niépce de Saint-Victor, changed the paper negative for a piece of glass covered with starch glue and a layer of egg whites. The layer was made photosensitive by silver salts.

In 1851 an Englishman S. Archer covered the glass with collodion. Positives started to be printed on albumin paper. Photos could be duplicated.

In another couple of decades Richard Maddox proposed a shot on dry bromine-gelatin plates. This improvement made photography closer to the modern version.

In 1873 H..Vogel manufactured orthochromatic plates. Later on an anastigmatic lens was designed. In 1889 D. Eastman (the founder of Kodak) started the production of celluloid film. In 1904 the first color photography plates were produced by the Lumiere firm.

The photography of our day is a science of itself and an art, analysis and documentation methods, artistic vocation, and different kinds of applied activity.

 
Articles Articles
Photo Tips for Beginners Photo Tips for Beginners
Digital Photo ABC Digital Photo ABC
   — Shooting in Various Conditions — Shooting in Various Conditions
   — Final Photo Processing — Final Photo Processing
   — Storing Photos — Storing Photos
   — More Experience! — More Experience!
The History of Photography The History of Photography
   — How It All Began… — How It All Began…
   — Niepce Pictures — Niepce Pictures
   — Talbott's Pictures — Talbott's Pictures
   — Daguerre Pictures — Daguerre Pictures
   — Development of Photography — Development of Photography
Monitor Calibration Monitor Calibration
   — Calibration Theory — Calibration Theory
   — Black Point — Black Point
   — White Point — White Point
   — Monitor Gamma — Monitor Gamma
Color Matters: Color and Brain Color Matters: Color and Brain
   — Color Effects of Cars — Color Effects of Cars
   — Color & Accident Matters — Color & Accident Matters
   — Color & Culture — Color & Culture
   — The Meaning of Color for Gender — The Meaning of Color for Gender
Color Matters: Color and Body Color Matters: Color and Body
   — Color and Food Matters — Color and Food Matters
   — Drunk Tank Pink — Drunk Tank Pink
Color Matters: Color and Vision Color Matters: Color and Vision
   — Color and Vision Matters — Color and Vision Matters
   — How the Eye Sees Color — How the Eye Sees Color
Color Matters: Color & Design - Art Color Matters: Color & Design - Art
   — Who Owns Hues? — Who Owns Hues?
   — Basic Color Theory — Basic Color Theory
   — Color for E-Commerce — Color for E-Commerce
   — True Color & Metamerism — True Color & Metamerism
   — Historical Color Matters — Historical Color Matters
   — Quirks of the Color Quest — Quirks of the Color Quest
   — Color & Art Education — Color & Art Education
Color Matters: Color and Science Color Matters: Color and Science
   — Color Systems — Color Systems
   — Electromagnetic Color — Electromagnetic Color
Color Matters: Color and the World Color Matters: Color and the World
   — Color and Usability Matters — Color and Usability Matters
   —  Color and Energy Matters —  Color and Energy Matters
Color Matters: Color and Computers Color Matters: Color and Computers
   — Computer Color Matters — Computer Color Matters
   — The Chameleon of the Web — The Chameleon of the Web
Color and Sound Therapy Color and Sound Therapy

 

 

back to top

 

Sign In   
Search 
  English  | Français  | Deutsch  | Español  | Português(Br)  | Italiano  | 日本語  | Pусский  |
Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | Forum
© 2004-2017 AKVIS. All Rights Reserved. 
Privacy Policy