The evolution of photography

Until you get to the level of photography you see today and can enjoy, there have been several changes over time. Several technologies were born and changes occurred, impacting directly on the photographs and the way people view the world today. There are several stories about the creation of photography, and many scholars point to Louis Daguerre as the father of this art, while others claim that Joseph Nicephore Niepce was indeed his great inventor. The word  originates from the Greek and means: foss: light + grafis: brush, that is, draw with light. The term photografie was first used by the Frenchman living in Brazil, Antonie Romuald Florence, who researched together with a botanist, an economical way of printing images. In 1836, the  arises revolutionizing the visual arts, however, its evolution is related to physicists and astronomers. This caused discontent on the part of the painters, for they did not recognize the photograph as art and were afraid that the office of the painting would be extinguished.

              With the passing of time the essence of the way of making has not changed, however, technological advances allow more and more improve the quality of photography, increase the resolution and reality of colors. The quest for accessibility of photography was also a major concern as soon as it appeared, the search was intense for durable, cost-effective materials and for accelerating the process of disclosure. The development of color photography was also a slow process and required many tests. The first color film was produced in 1907, but still today color  has not reached the definition of the scale of tones that the sensitivity of black and white film possesses. One who is considered to be the first commercial device was designed by Louis Daguerre and manufactured in 1839 by Alphonse Giroux. To take a picture with this equipment people had to stay on display for 25 to 30 minutes. The middle class began to use this invention, during this time it was common for people to portray dead people. From there a wide range of devices of all shapes and sizes were developed. Already in 1882 a prototype of a bellows chamber came up that allowed to pass of the horizontal format to the vertical, created by George Hare. After all the popularization of the camera, there was the modernization of cell phones – which have more and more photographic functions than their initial resources as links – and the creation of front cameras with good qualities for each person to be able to use their own cell phone to register their images and share with friends. In addition to social networking, there are several other ways to save your photos. Who would have thought that one day people would no longer need photo albums and would no longer need to spend money on revelations!











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