When trying to capture what photography is, it’s important to first start with a definition. In layman terms, this process can be described as the act of capturing light in order to create an image. This was done for the very first time back in 1826 when Joseph Nicéphore Niépce captured images through his window and entitled one View from The Window at Le Gras (shown above).
The light captured by the camera is processed in a unique way to create an image. The process of photography has been around since Niépce developed it, who used heliography as his invention for processing photos on surfaces like glass and metal plates.
The Heliography process is one of the earliest ways that photography was developed.
To create his images, Niépce would have to expose an image by using light from a sun-filled window for eight hours or more before he … Read the rest