Nicéphore Niépce (1765-1833)


Recognized at the inventor of photography called ‘heliographic process’
5 May 1816 : first negative (non fixed) of a view from his window, images called ‘rétines

niepce-la-table-servie-1825La Table servie, first significative photograph (disappeared nowadays)

1824 : invention photogravure

Nicephore-Niepce-bloc-image-2.jpgLe Point de vue du Gras (1827) the oldest picture known today (exposure during several days)


premiere-photo-homme-1838.jpgBoulevard du Temple (1838), first photograph showing a person by Louis Daguerre

1827-1833 :collaboration started between two men before Niepce died


Maison Nicéphore Niépce à Saint-Loup-de-Varennes (between Dijon and Lyon)


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