What year was the photograph invented?

Answer 1839, although temporary photographs that disappeared after a time were able to be produced prior to that (ca. 1820's)

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In North Carolina could a 19-year-old be arrested for kissing a 14-year-old if there is a photograph of the incident?

Answer Age of consent laws usually are concerned with sexual acts between minors and adults, not kissing.

Who Invented the Photograph?

The first photograph was made by Joseph Nicephore Niepce in his home country of France in 1826. The first photograph ever taken was of the view from his upstairs window, which included trees, outbu... Read More »

In what year was the first photograph of a living person taken?

Generally accepted to be 1838 or 1839, by Louis Daguerre. The unknown person stopped to have his shoes shined during the 10 minute exposure. If not for this, his presence, like everyone else in the... Read More »

When was the photograph invented?