Niepce, View from the Window at Gras
• Well educated
• Wealthy, well-to-do man who lost resources during the French Revolution
o Soon invented the technology to create engines to run steam boats
• Attempted lithography
Piece of metal
Died in 1833 after meeting Daguerre
Daguerre, View of the Boulevard du Temple
Invented Daguerreotype process(
Of Direct Positive Process-copper sheet plated with silver; treated with
Put into camera obscura
Invented to make photographs look like paintings
Entrepaneur and businessman
Owned a special effects theatre- "diaorama"
Met Niepce, and began to collaborate with him until Niepce's death in 1833
Bayard, Self-Portrait as a drowned man
o First self photography portrait
Wrote "the body you see is that of Bayard.."
Pretended to be dead because Daugerre received all the credit
of his photographic invention, yet Bayard received none. This
"Talbot, The Open Door"
Photographers used this science tool for art, and used it for, and Insurance purposes.
Process was used on Positive and Negative paper