Photography becomes commercially viable.

by ARTiFactor on Jan. 09th, 2007

Although not the first photographic technique, on Jan. 9, 1839, the dageurreotype process was announced to the world. The dageurreotype became the first commercially viable photographic process and the first to permanently record and fix an image with exposure time compatible with portrait photography.

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mdr says:

Your date has a minor typo, does it not?

posted on Wed, 01/10/2007 - 9:36am
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ARTiFactor says:

Thanks Mark. If I recall, lots of the photos from the American civil war were dageurreotypes.

posted on Thu, 01/11/2007 - 1:31pm

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