The Invention Of The Photography Essay
The history of photography has roots in remote antiquity with the discovery of the principle of the camera obscure and the observation that some substances are visibly altered by exposure to light. As far as it is known, nobody had ever thought of bringing both of these phenomena together to capture images in permanent form until the 1800’s. Thomas Wedgewood, made the first documented but unsuccessful attempt. In about the mid 1820’s, the first man to finally succeed was Nicephore Niepce.
There are approximately one hundred fifty-two thousand people employed as photographers in the United States. I could not find any current employment trends relating to this career. Professionals in this field are known by what they are paid to photograph most often. Popular subjects include weddings, fashion, commercial products, architecture, scientific research and sports. Photojornalism, fine art photography and advertising photography are some of the broader specializations in this field.
The duties of a photographer include adjust apertures, shutter speeds and camera focus based on a combination of factors such as a lighting, field depth, subject motion, film type and film speed. There is not certain…