French Physicist Creates the First Photograph

Joseph-Nicephore Niepce, a French physicist created the first photograph in 1826, following his invention of photoengraving in 1816. The image is a view from an upper window of his house and formed on a pewter plate inside a camera obscura over the course of an eight-hour exposure. The preserved photograph is at the University of Texas, USA.

Date:
      1826
Name(s):
      Joseph-Nicephore Niepce
Occupation:
      Physicist
Location:
      France

Additional Information:

  • Louis Daguerre | French painter and physicist | Britannica
    Louis Daguerre, in full Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre, (born November 18, 1787, Cormeilles, near Paris, France—died July 10, 1851, Bry-sur-Marne), French painter and physicist who invented the first practical process of photography, known as the daguerreotype.Nov 14, 2019
  • Louis Daguerre – Wikipedia
    Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre better known as Louis Daguerre, was a French artist and photographer, recognized for his invention of the daguerreotype process of photography. He became known as one of the fathers of photography. Though he is most famous for his contributions to photography, he was also … Arrangements were made for Daguerre’s rights to be acquired by the French …
  • Louis Daguerre and the pioneers of photography – Telegraph
    Louis Daguerre devised the daguerreotype, the first successful form of permanent photography. The French physicist developed the process for transferring …
  • Daguerre (1787–1851) and the Invention of Photography …
    From the moment of its birth, photography had a dual character—as a … On January 7, 1839, members of the French Académie des Sciences were shown … In 1829, he had formed a partnership with Nicéphore Niépce, who had been working … in a scoop that appeared the day before daguerreotypes were first shown to the …
  • 20 First Photos from the History of Photography – PetaPixel
    May 23, 2015 – The world’s first photograph made in a camera was taken in 1826 by Joseph … The first photograph of our sun was taken by French Physicists …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.