In 1914, in Wetzlar, Germany, inventor and visionary Oskar Barnack captured the first photograph taken with a Leica camera, the Ur-Leica.
Articles tagged "history"
Aug 22, 2021 at 14:00
Roger Cicala promised the history of photography was filled with hysteria, theft, cheating, back-stabbing, cattle stampeding and all manner of drama. Part III doesn't quite get there, but it sure foreshadows what's coming. To paraphrase Churchill, this is the end of the beginning.
Jul 5, 2021 at 14:00
A decade ago I wrote some articles on the history of photography. Now I'm writing an eBook. Slowly... In the meantime, Barney and I thought we'd post the first chapter here on DPReview to see if anyone would be interested. Anyone other than me and Barney.
videoOct 12, 2020 at 19:34
Dagogo Altraide of ColdFusion has produced a video sharing the history of Adobe, from its humble beginnings in a garage to its massive place in the tech industry today.
videoJul 25, 2020 at 18:21
For Great Britain's Royal Institution, chemist, educator and photography enthusiast Andrew Szydlo has started a two-part video series on the history of photography. The first video discusses the first photographs and more.
videoJan 18, 2020 at 08:00
Pentax week continues! In this video, Chris takes us for a ride on the wayback machine to look at the most important Pentax cameras in history.
Apr 25, 2019 at 19:48
Over a thousand glass plates showing Hitler’s rise to power and the Nazi leader throughout World War ll have been digitized by the US National Archive.
videoApr 13, 2019 at 22:29
Andrew Saladino of 'The Royal Ocean Film Society' has shared a humorous, albeit completely fictional look at the history of the camera.
videoJan 19, 2019 at 19:40
Glove and Boots take a humorous look into the history of photographs and how far technology has come since the days of caveman hand selfies.
Aug 11, 2018 at 13:00
Ten years ago this month Panasonic and Olympus announced a new concept called Micro Four Thirds. We're now on the brink of full-frame mirrorless from at least one major player, so perhaps it's a good time to take a look back at where it all started – and how far we've come.
Apr 6, 2018 at 22:18
49 years after it was taken, this photo of a 50-70 meter tall lava 'bubble' captured during a 5-year-long eruption of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano is spreading across the internet like wildfire thanks to a #ThrowbackThursday tweet by the US Geological Survey.
Mar 14, 2018 at 15:08
The Leica l Model A, dating from between 1926 and 1927, comes with a card signed by Earhart herself. Unfortunately, this is the only 'proof' that the camera really did belong to her.
mobileMar 9, 2018 at 18:19
The full infographic covers 18 years: starting with the manufacturer's first camera phone, the 0.11MP SCH-V200, and ending with the company's flagship Galaxy S9 smartphones.
Mar 7, 2018 at 20:42
Google's new 'LIFE Tags' project used AI to automatically tag LIFE magazine's 4-million-photo archive by recognizing objects in each photo—a treasure trove of photo history, packed with hidden gems that are now just a keyword search away.
Jan 3, 2018 at 17:54
The platform makes it super easy to create then-and-now photos by automatically aligning your before-and-after images for you. And once you're done creating your own 'rephoto', you can explore other photographers' creations as well.
Aug 18, 2017 at 16:47
The oldest known portrait of a US president was just discovered after over a century in storage. It's going up for auction in October, where it's expected to fetch between $150,000 and $250,000.
Jul 31, 2017 at 17:22
This daguerreotype is the first successfully captured photograph of a total solar eclipse, shot on July 28, 1851 by Prussian photographer Johann Julius Friedrich Berkowski.
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