Interesting Facts about Photography

Photography is all about capturing and determining what can happen in the frame. It’s like when you set four boundaries around some facts and you have the ability to change those facts.

 Here are some Interesting Facts about Photography:

1.The inventor of photography was well known for his invention of propeller and boats.

 

The inventor of photography was well known for his invention of propeller and boats.

In 1816, it was said that the world’s first successful photograph was taken by Joseph Nicephore Niepec. It took eight hours to capture the picture and still, it was fuzzy.

2.In the early years, in order to take baby portraits, mothers had to sit disguised as chairs while carrying their babies. They were called Hidden Mothers.

In the early years, in order to take baby portraits, mothers had to sit disguised as chairs while carrying their babies. They were called Hidden Mothers.

There was a trend of taking portraits of babies in the 1820s. Mothers had to disguise themselves in order to hide their identity, as chairs or behind other decorative furniture.

3.The left side of your face looks better than the right side in photographs.

The left side of your face looks better than the right side in photographs.

We express a greater range of emotions on the left side of our face, hence it is usually considered more attractive than the right side.

4.Photography in space could get more difficult because of vibrations made by machinery.

Photography in space could get more difficult because of vibrations made by machinery.

There are numerous causes of machine vibration, the underlying problem is often difficult to isolate. Most troubleshooting processes depend on advanced diagnostic techniques and its result to achieve a complete solution.

5.Kodak was really slow to make a transition into digital photography and their share in the market dropped so significantly that they almost became bankrupt.

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The company was forced to sell several of its copyrights of $525 million to companies like Adobe Systems, Samsung, Microsoft, Amazon, HTC Facebook, Google etc. Thankfully, Kodak was able to survive till today.

6.People were never happy in photographs during the olden days because they had to stay still for hours.

People were never happy in photographs during the olden days because they had to stay still for hours.

According to old theories, due to long exposures, photography shoots often took hours. Other than the long hours, people in the past didn’t want to show their bad teeth or they thought that smiling made them look hilarious.

7.Images and videos of cats create one of the most viewed contents on the Internet.

Images and videos of cats create one of the most viewed contents on the Internet.

In the 19th century, people started taking photographs of cats. Harry Pointer became famous for funny cat pictures.

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7 thoughts on “Interesting Facts about Photography

    • March 24, 2017 at 1:34 pm
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  • March 26, 2017 at 12:10 pm
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    Very funny about the chair mothers. I hate the left side. More wrinkles!😂

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    • March 26, 2017 at 1:12 pm
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