Literally a vaulted or darkened chamber/room; an optical device that projects an image of the surroundings on a screen or wall.
Invented by Louis J. M. Daguerre in France 1839, the first commercial photographic process producing a permanent direct positive image on a copper plate without the use of a negative.
Direct Positive Process
Making a one of a kind photograph without the use of a negative. Daguerreotypes use this technique.
A photographic film that generates a negative of an image on a strip or sheet of film which can be used to process a reversed order image called a print.
A simple camera without a lens and a single aperture. Basically, a lightproof box with a small hole in one side containing a piece of photographic paper.
Invented by William Henry Fox Talbot, 1839, it is the first photographic process using negatives and paper.