History Of Photography

31 03 2011

  • Who invented the Daguerreotype process?

Daguerre invented the first Daguerreotype process.

  • Briefly describe the advantages and disadvantages of the process.

It exposed light sensitive metal sheet which created a direct positive image. An image could be made permanent by immersing it in salt. The photographs were very inconvenient .

 

  • Who invented the Calotype process?

William Fox Talbot invented the Calotype process

  • Briefly describe the advantages and disadvantages of the Calotype?

it exposed light sensitive paper producing a paper negative.

  • Who invented the dry plate process?

Richard Maddox

  • Briefly describe the advantages and disadvantages of the process.

The camera was alot small and has cheaper to make. the customers had to bring the cameras in the shops to the the pictures developed, but the could be a good thing as well as a bad thing.

  • Who is credited with taking the  first photograph of a human?

Nicholas Jackson

 

  • What is photo emulsion?

Photographic emulsion is a layer of light sensitive material coated onto a substrate.

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