Saturday, August 15, 2015

Photographic Firsts

A list of 10 examples of the world’s first photographs and the stories behind them.

First Selfie:

Robert Corneilus taking the first self-portrait in front of his family store

First Photograph to Capture a Person – Unintentional History Making:

Shoe shiner and a customer unintentionally became the first persons
in a photograph
First Hoax in Photography: A Rather Grim Prank

Hippolyte Bayard staged a self-portrait of his fake suicide where he posed
as a drowned man and blamed photographic competitor Daguerre and the
French Academy of Sciences as the culprits of his untimely death.

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