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How did Joseph Nicephore Niepce invent photography?

Niépce developed heliography, a technique he used to create the world's oldest surviving product of a photographic process: a print made from a photoengraved printing plate in 1825. In 1826 or 1827, he used a primitive camera to produce the oldest surviving photograph of a real-world scene.

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Then, what did Joseph Nicephore Niepce invent?

Photography Heliography Pyréolophore Physautotype

One may also ask, how did they invent photography? The invention of photography would revolutionise culture and communication in the West forever. The British inventor Fox Talbot produced his first successful photographic images in 1834, without a camera, by placing objects onto paper brushed with light-sensitive silver chloride, which he then exposed to sunlight.

Similarly one may ask, what year did Joseph Nicephore Niepce invent photography?


Who was the first person to invent photography?

Nicéphore Niépce

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