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The first ever photograph was taken. (A fuzzy view of rooftop through a window).
1837: Photography was invented.
1840: It would take 30 minutes just to take a single picture! This meant that during this time you could only take images of stationary objects and not people.
1860: You were now able to take images in 3-4 minutes! This meant that people were now able to be photographed but they would have to keep very still or else the picture would become blurred.
Some people has clamps attached to their head to prevent movement!
1880: Cameras had technologically advanced and everything worked much quicker.
Fun Fact: Edward Muybridge had a bet with his friend as to whether or not a horse lifted its feet when in a gallop. This lead to Muybridge arranging a row of cameras to see whether or not a horse galloped!
Etienne-Jules Marey tried dressing people up in black clothes and then attaching light on their bodies to try and see what patterns would be created.
Edward Muybridge's experiments led to other photographers to try different ways to photograph movement.
1896: The first moving film ever was shown to the public. It was shown in a tent and people ran out of the tent screaming as they thought it was real!
1910: 2 groups of artists
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