Kentucky Photography

Today, with digital cameras everywhere, we don't give much thought to how we arrived at a place where anyone, anywhere, at any time can snap a picture. For most of human history, a permanent image was a thing just out of reach. It wasn't until a French artist stumbled upon a process in the early 1800s that the world would finally be able to capture an image and copy life on to a piece of paper.

The Camera Obscura as a Tool Anatomy of a Cased Image
The Birth of the Photograph The Ubiquitous Carte-de-visite
Daguerre Gives His Gift to the World Mourning the Dead
The Eternal Image - Ambrotypes War Brings a Tax
A Photograph for the Masses Photograph Dating Chart
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