what is photography

Why is photography so complex?

That’s because photography is incredibly complex. It has many facets and types. There are technical aspects to photography as well as creative ones. The manner in which photography is used is even different, often from one person to the next. Moreover, there is an unlimited variety in the quality of photos.

What is photography in the public domain?

In layman’s terms, photography is quite simply the process of capturing light with a camera to create an image.

How many camera settings are there in photography?

For all you beginner photographers out there, photography is built on light, and as such, you have to learn how to control it. There are three camera settings that comprise the very basics of photography, and that each independently control light in a different way.

When was the daguerreotype invented?

The Daguerreotype. Invented in 1829 by Louis Daguerre, a French Painter, the Daguerreotype process was based off Daguerre’s work with Niépce. Daguerre’s process of photography shortened the very long exposure required for a heliograph and resulted in images that were much clearer.

Who is the most famous photographer in the world?

Ansel Adams , whose most famous work includes his black and white landscape photos of the American West (like the Snake River and Tetons, shown above). He is perhaps the most famous photographer in history, and helped popularize landscape photography as well as conservation of natural spaces.

Is photography a technical or creative process?

There are technical aspects to photography as well as creative ones. The manner in which photography is used is even different, often from one person to the next. Moreover, there is an unlimited variety in the quality of photos.

What is the process of photography that Niépce used to capture the image?

To process the image captured by his camera, Niépce used a process of his invention called heliography. It required bitumen to be dissolved in lavender oil. The resulting substance was coated onto a lithograph.

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