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This Week in Photography History: Louis Daguerre and The Development of the Daguerrotype

This Week in Photography History: Louis Daguerre and The Development of the Daguerrotype | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Continuing on with our theme of the first baby-steps of the craft of photography we are taking a look at the work of Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre, a French artist and physicist. He is perhaps most famous for developing the process we now refer to as the Daguerrotype and being one of the founding fathers of photography (with the other being Nicéphore Niépce).

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Photographs Look Even Better With 200 Years of Decay

Photographs Look Even Better With 200 Years of Decay | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it
The Library of Congress is brimming with flawless daguerreotype photographs that give us a pristine look into the state of things over the past two centuries.
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