The ‘birthday’ of photographic imaging
SUMMIT COUNTY — Photographers worldwide picked Aug. 19 as the day to celebrate the birth of their chosen art form. The date is significant because in 1839, the French government made public the methodology used in creating daguerreotypes, the first permanent photographic print.
Photography has changed since then, but most of the changes involve technology and tools used to create photographic art. The essence remains the same — painting with light and capturing the image in a permanent form that can be shared or displayed. As I read about world photography day, it made me want to scroll through the archives and find a few old and new favorites and look at them in a new way. (more…)
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