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The first commercially successful technique of photography was invented by the French Louis Daguerre.



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  • camera stand
  • box for developing the image
  • alcohol lamp
  • wooden box for sensitising the plate
  • silver-coated copper plate


  • front frame
  • accordion pleat
  • rear frame
  • lens cover
  • focus adjuster


  • silver-coated copper plate
  • lens
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Structure of the picture

  • velvet decoration
  • daguerreotype plate
  • casing
  • protective glass
  • metal frame

Camera obscura

Image formation

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