Birth of Photography. Photography. In 1826 Nicephore Niepce (a chemist) made the first surviving photograph. It was an image of the courtyard outside his home. Photography. To obtain the hazy image Neipce exposed a polished pewter plate for 8 hours. View from His Window at Gras by Niepce.
Birth of Photography
View from His Window at Gras by Niepce
Still Life by Daguerre
Boulevard du Temple by Daguerre
Abraham Lincoln by Nicholas Sheperd