Photography : Timeline and History

  • Photography” is derived from the Greek words photos (“light“) and graphien (“to draw“).
  • The word was first used by the scientist Sir John F.W. Herschel in 1839. It is a method of recording images by the action of light, or related radiation, on a sensitive material.

Photography Timeline

History of Photography

History of Photography from Ancient Times to 1816

History of Photography from 1826 to 1853

Camera Obscura

First Kodak

First Photograph Ever Taken

first photo ever taken 1839

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