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The ‘show’ lasted 15 minutes or so.
The Late 1820s Late
o Joseph Niepce and Louis Daguerre began working together
actually invented a photographic process.
Continued to refine the process
Main problem was decreasing the exposure time
Main • One thing leads to another… Then Niepce died (1833) and Daguerre carried on, and is given most of the credit. However,
most of the work was done by Niepce, and Daguerre continued to use his notes and discoveries.
o Called the photographs ‘Daguerrotypes”
o Daguerre began to train photographers, one of whom was Samuel Morse, who
came to Paris to learn photography to use it as a method of earning money to
support his work on the telegraph.
o Photography advanced rapidly throughout the century.
o Early photos were expensive, so were mainly portraits of the wealthy and
influential. • First photograph was Morse’s own family and 1840 Yale class The telegraph?
o Tele = distance
o Graph = writing
Earliest form of distance communication
Smoke signals – Ancient China, Native Americans, Ancient Greeks
Drums – aural, not visual
• Africa, New...
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2013 for the course COMM 101 taught by Professor Mcdonald during the Winter '07 term at Ohio State.
- Winter '07
- The American, Joseph Niepce