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Running head: PHOTOGRAPHY ON THE ART1Influence of Photography on the Art of the Late 19th and 20th CenturiesSmith, Patrick M.National UniversityArt 100 Introduction to Art HistoryErin Morris
PHOTOGRAPHY ON THE ART 2Influence of Photography on the Art of the Late 19th and 20th CenturiesI.Introduction The invention of photography occurred in the late 1830s. Ideally, by the year 1839, the inventors of photography announced their innovated product to the startled world (McNatt, 1998). The enthusiastic world embraces the new technology, and several people began the debate about the new invention and its nature. The very first photographers immediately became scientists partially because they would easily master the baffling range of processes, and they could understand better ways through which they can handle the material and their delicate equipment. It is undeniable, however, that the photographers also grappled with various issues like how they could convey the desired tone, the desired texture, and noting the polychrome authenticity in a monochrome medium. Photographers always explored the same objects in different portraits, genre scenes, landscapes, and still lives (McNatt, 1998). In addition, photographers in the past explored the varied ways in which camera frames would present theworld in different configurations. The current discussion shall explore the concept of