This Month in the History of Photography

The following events occurred this month in the History of Photography: “When another hundred years have rolled around and the achievements of nineteenth century scientist have been sifted and weighed George Eastman will probably be place alongside of Daguerre. Daguerre is like the man who cut away the underbrush on the edge of the forest. Eastman swung his axe into the wood, made the clearing and tilled the soil and reaped the harvest.” This fragment was taken from the first authorized newspaper biography of the founder of the Eastman Kodak…

This Month in the History of Photography

The following events occurred this month in the History of Photography.

This Month in the History of Photography

The following events occurred this month in the History of Photography: [1] According to historian Naomi Rosenblum, the first instruction manuals to make daguerreotypes arrived in the United States from England in September 1839, shortly after the announcement of the French Government’s acquisition of the new invention. On September 1, 2015, Takuma Nakahira, pioneer of modern Japanese photography and co-founder of the photography magazine Provoke, died at age 77. Nakahira was born in Tokyo in 1938. He graduated from the Spanish Department of Tokyo University. In the 1960s, he became…