2008-11-28

52 Influential Photographs

This is from part of a webpage I have had bookmarked since way back last year. Thanks to Timespanner for sending me the link. Take a look at this photo below then click the webpage link to view the rest. It's fantastic and in my mind well chosen.

52 Influential Photographs

Selected by an amatuer.

Here are 52 photographs that shaped a technology, an art form, and the world.

Nicéphore Niépce - View from the Window at Le Gras (1827)

The earliest surviving photo, with an exposure time between 8 and 20 hours!



4 comments:

  1. Incredible. That 1827 one particularly. How we have progressed (in some ways!)

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  2. Imagine blogging without a digital camera. We would have to get the subject to stand still for 20 hours!

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  3. Cool isn't it. Check out the rest later it's awesome

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