A1 timeline: Bradleigh Bryan

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  • First Permanent image

    First Permanent image1 Jan 1826this is a picture of the first permanent image taken by a french man named, Joseph Nicéphore Niépce, a french inventor who then uses camera obscura to burn a permanent image of the countryside at his Le Gras, France, estate onto a chemical-coated pewter plate.
  • Fisrt photo of a person

    First photo of a person1 Jan 1839In early 1839, French painter and chemist Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre photographs a Paris street scene from his apartment window using a camera obscura and his newly invented daguerreotype process. The long exposure time (several minutes) means moving objects like people and carriages don't appear in the photo. But an unidentified man who stops for a shoeshine remains still long enough to unwittingly become the first person ever photographed.
  • First ariel photo

    First Ariel Photo 1 Jan 1858Felix Tournachon, better known by the nom de plume Nadar, combines his interests— aeronautics, journalism, and photography— and becomes the first to capture an aerial photograph in a tethered balloon over Paris in 1858.
  • first colour photo

    First Coloured photo1 Jan 1861The enormously influential Scottish physicist James Clerk Maxwell creates a rudimentary color image by superimposing onto a single screen three black-and-white images each passed through three filters—red, green, and blue.
  • first action photo

    First action photo1 Jan 1878English photographer Eadweard Muybridge, using new emulsions that allow nearly instantaneous photography, begins taking photograph sequences that capture animals and humans in motion. His 1878 photo series of a galloping horse, created with 12 cameras each outfitted with a trip wire, helps settle a disagreement over whether at any time in a horse's gait all four hooves leave the ground.
  • first under water photo

    First Under-Water coloured photo1 Jan 1926Ichthyologist William Longley and National Geographic staff photographer Charles Martin use an Autochrome camera and a raft full of explosive magnesium flash powder to illuminate the shallows of Florida's Dry Tortugas and make the first undersea color photographs.
  • first phot from space

    First photo taken from space1 Jan 1946Researchers with the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory strap a 35-millimeter camera to a German V-2 missile and launch it into space from White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. The camera snaps a picture every second and a half as the rocket ascends to 65 miles (105 kilometers) above the surface. The camera falls back to Earth and slams into the ground, but the film, contained in a steel cassette, is unharmed. The developed photos are
  • first ohoto of night sky

    First photo of the night sky 1 Jan 1949this photo was between 1949 to 1956.National Geographic teams up with the California Institute of Technology for the Palomar Observatory Sky Survey, a seven-year project to produce the first photographic map of the Northern Hemisphere's night sky. The work is done at the Palomar Observatory in California using "Big Schmidt," a new, 48-inch (122-centimeter) camera telescope.
  • first magazoine published all photos in colour

    First magazine publishing all photo's in colour1 Jan 1962After decades of pioneering color photography technology, National Geographic magazine introduces a new era in February 1962, becoming the first major American periodical to print an all-color issue
  • first digital photo

    The FIRST digital still camera1 Jan 1991Kodak releases the first commercially available, professional digital camera in 1991. This device, extremely expensive and marketed to professional photographers, uses a Nikon F-3 camera body fitted with a digital sensor.