History of Photography Infographic

Photography plays a huge role in our modern lives. We’re surrounded by images in advertisements, movies, and social media. Sometimes it’s hard to imagine what photography was like hundreds of years ago. Pixa Prints put together this informative timeline of photographic history, from the first photos projected onto walls to the technology of the past decade:

camera history infographic

History of Photography (Via Pixa Prints. Click to see full size.)

Though most of us are now taking photos with pretty advanced technology, photography has been around for a long time. Tell us about your first camera in the comments below.

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2 Comments

  1. P-J says:

    No mention of William Henry Fox Talbot. Lacock Abbey, England, 1840’s. Why?
    History according to the uneducated & ill-informed.

  2. CAS says:

    @P-J: Here here!

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