Aristotle, to the 16th Century, to the new millenium and into
the digital realm.
Where did photography
See some starting points of the
origin of photography along with an adequate timeline at Photo-dot-net. A fairly
comprehensive list, with some additions submitted below the main list.
perhaps was one of the first to alagorize and present subject matter
utilizing the "principles
of photography" in his well known Allegory
of the Cave. A good anchor point though for a true
beginning in photography starts with Roger Bacon and his practical
of the Camera Obscura.
good start begins with an acceptable working timeline
when exploring most technical
discoveries and advancements can be useful and photography's timeline
is interesting and stimulating.
Unabridged (v 1.1). Random House, Inc. 09 Feb. 2009. (Dictionary.com)
was photography first used? Actually by an inventor named
Nicéphore Niépce in 1822; but,
sadly it was not successful until 1825. The earlier process began what
is known as photoetching.
However, the FIRST photograph he made can be seen
here and is entitled "View
from the Window at Le Gras."
many "types of photography" are there anyway? Click
and see for yourself.