Apr 062013
 
1826 First photograph ever taken

View from the Window at Le Gras, the first successful permanent photograph created by Nicéphore Niépce in 1826, Saint-Loup-de-Varennes. Captured on 20 × 25 cm oil-treated bitumen. http://bit.ly/16wFo2T The bitumen photograph plate The photo was made with an 8 hour exposure in a camera oscura on photosensitive bitumen. The photo is developed by washing away [...]