In 1839, both William
Henry Fox Talbot and Daguerre announced their discoveries of photography.
The processes discovered by Talbot and
Daguerre were entirely
photograph, discovered by Daguerre was a delicate single image produced on
Talbot discovered the
This enabled multiple photographs to be produced from a single negative.
This became the basis for photography over the next 150 years and beyond.
Brief comments on
Talbot's discoveries are given on this web site in the pages on the
Photogenic Drawing and
Please click here to read the
background to Talbot's
discoveries, beginning with his use of a camera lucida to help with