What information from this quick overview caught your attention? Thanks to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VUsqS8Ena14 History of Photography youtube.com 3 min - Sep 21, 2009 - Uploaded by shoulderstevens
Any idea what the Word Photography means ? __________________________________
Photography means “drawing with light” In Greek Photos Graphos = Light Writing Term was presented by Sir John Herschel (English, 1792-1871). There were other name contenders. The Latin would have been Lux Scribe. Luckily, “Hi I’m a luxscribepher” just didn’t take off, but the use and importance of the invention of photography and its applications did.
What did the invention of photography require? Human Ingenuity: MYP area of Interaction Inventing took Time and Science, requiring Optics = curved lenses, camera obscura Chemistry = light sensitive materials Communication = letters, personal visits
Optics Camera Obscura, Pin Hole Camera Before the invention of optics in the 1600s, Camera Obscura was just a hole in a wall or tent and the projected inverted image on an opposite wall. It was awkward to view an unsharp and inverted image.