Apr 26, 2011

Lumière Brothers




History of Photography:


Auguste Marie Louis Nicolas (1862-1954) and Louis Jean (1864-1948) was born in Besanco, France. One of the earliest Inventor and pioneers in the field of film making.

 Both Auguste and Louis were worked with his father Claude-Antonie Lumiere to run his photographic firm. Auguste managed the firm and Louis worked as physicist. Louis was developed various photographic process. In 1892, both started to create a moving picture after his father retired.

 In March, 1895 they recorded their first footage of moving picture . The world’s first short film projected in France called “Workers Leaving from Lumiere factory – appx 46 sec - Silent” was showed in public at December, 1895.

In 1896, the Lumieres visited Bombay, Londan, Neywork and Buenos Aires with his Cinematographer.
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Apr 25, 2011

Eadweard J. Muybridge




History of Photography:


Eadweard J. Muybridge (1830-1904) was a Pioneer of an English photographer lived in United States. He was also known as “Father of Motion Picture”. In 1861 to 1866 he learned the photographic "wet-collodion process" in England and back to San Francisco in 1866 with name of Muybridge and started his carrier as successful photographer. His photographs were sold in Montgomery Street by photographic entrepreneurs.

During June, 1878 he did an experimental photography which lets to develop the Field of Motion pictures. He used multiple cameras and captured 24 photographs with fast motion series of horse running pictures and showed on a “Zoopraxiscope”. He named the motion picture called “Sallie Gardner at a Gallop” and produced by Leland Stanford.and produced by Leland Stanford.

Apr 24, 2011

William Henry Fox Talbot



History of Photography:
William Henry Fox Talbot (1800 – 1877) was a British inventor of Photographic process and he was introduced the “Calotype Process” in photography. Talbot and Daguerre were working on their experiments at the same time during 1835’s. Once Daguerre exhibited his picture for patent. Few days later Talbot also shown five of his photographs to Royal society and also explain the photogenic process without any fear but Daguerre’s would not reveal his photographic process.
He also describes the concept of one Negative to many positive prints can possible. He was awarded the Rumford Medal by the Royal Society.

Apr 23, 2011

John Frederick William Herschel



History of Photography:

Sir John Frederick William Herschel, (1792-1871) was an inventor and Pioneer of experimental photography, English mathematician, Astronomer and Chemist. The use of Julian day system in astronomy was introduced by him. He was invent the Cyanotype process in Photography, investigation of Color blindness, Power of Ultra violet rays and invent some new methods and chemicals for Photographic process.

He coined the word called “Photography” in 1839 after Hercules Florence and applied the terms positive and negative to photography.

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Apr 19, 2011

James Clerk Maxwell




History of Photography:
James Clerk Maxwell (1831-1879) was a born in Scottish pioneer. He was mathematician and Physicist. His most famous works were formulating the “Electromagnetic Theory” a study of Electromagnetic field, Field of Optics and Study of Color Vision. He was first person who invent the world’s first permanent color photograph in 1861. Later he created the foundation of practical “Color Photography”. He published the series of investigation on perception of Color, Color Blindness and Color Theory at 1855 to 1872. For this great effort Rumford Metal was awarded by Royal Society.
During 1861, he demonstrates the 1st color photographic process by the principle of three color-analysis and synthesis. He is one who introduced the Red, Green and Blue color filter for color photography. Albert Einstein kept a Maxwell photograph in his study wall.
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Apr 18, 2011

Louis-Jacques-Mande-Daguerre




History of Photography: 
Louis-Jacques-Mande-Daguerre (1787-1851) was a French pioneer in the field of Photography. He was a French artist, chemist and the first French Panorama painter. Louis used his skills in theatrical illusion and later he invents the “Diorama” opened in Paris, Italy 1822.

He was joined with Nicephore Niepce and worked for his later invention but unfortunately Niepce was died. Later he alone work and invent the new process in Photography Called “Daguerreotype”.
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Joseph Nicephore Niepce



History Of Photography:
Joseph Nicephore Niepce (1765-1833) was a French inventor and pioneer in the field of photography. In 1825 he produced the world’s first photograph (a man with Horse) using heliograph process but later it was faded out.

In 1826, successfully he captured world's first permanent photograph (view from the window) using camera obscure with 8 hours exposure time. Later he was joined with Louis Daguerre and work together. 

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