History Of Photography

Learning Outcomes In this pre-requisite you will learn about the earliest work that led us to the photographic
devices we have today. Where does the name ‘Photography’ come from? Sir John Herschel, who published several key research papers and coined the term “Photography”, from the Greek words “phos” and “graphe” which translate to Light and Drawing.

You will have learned about the main inventors and auteurs who have brought photography to where it is today.
And also learned about heliography, in which exposure times took several hours and even days to create a single photograph. These early photographic techniques by these pioneers have made modern day photography what it is today.

Chapter one

History of Photography
20 Minutes
Yes it is necessary to have this knowledge as you will need to apply it on the Introduction to photography Course.


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History Of Photography