The Invention and History of Photography

The Invention and History of Photography

The history of photography can be traced back to the efforts of Sir John Herschel. He was the first man to use the term in...
The history of photography can be traced back to the efforts of Sir John Herschel. He was the first man to use the term in the year 1839. This was the same year when photographic processes and all possible information related to photography were made available to the common man. The term photography is mainly derived from Greek literature. It implies a synthesis of light and writing. The concept of photography gained popularity only after the synthesis of two popular processes of science. Interestingly, the concept of photography was not known to anyone till the time these two scientific processes...