When was the first color photograph taken?

Answer According to the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, the Scottish scientist James Clerk Maxwell took the world's first color photograph in 1861 using a trichromatic process, which combined thr... Read More »

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When was the first photograph taken in the US?

The first photographs taken in the US were made in the spring of 1839 by two Harvard students: Edward Everett Hale and Samuel Longfellow. They repeated experiments per descriptions of Talbot's work... Read More »

When was the first photograph taken?

In the early summer of 1826 Joseph Nicéphore Niépce of France made a permanent photographic image on a polished pewter plate coated with bitumen. The exposure of the view from his window took eig... Read More »

When was the first colored photograph taken?

The first colored photograph was taken by a physicist named James Clerk Maxwell in 1861. The photo was of a tartan ribbon, or a plaid ribbon. Maxwell took three black and white photos and used a re... Read More »

When was the first digital photograph taken?

Charged coupled devices appeared in the early 1970's and consist of an array of light sensitive cells arranged in a matrix etched on to a silicon chip. They were first used in astronomy application... Read More »