Photography in the United States  

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The practice of photography in the United States begins in XVIII century, when various avances in the development of photography took place, daguerreotype is introduced in 1839. In 1866 first color photography is taken With introduction of photography, a new form of art emerge.

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Nineteenth century

In the nineteenth century various photographers developed new methods and technics to capture and produce photographs, including:

In this century also begin the record of the first videos without sound. Photographs give us an exact idea of how people were in the 1800s; the first American president to have been photographed was John Adams in 1843, 14 years after he left his presidential office.

Twentieth century

In the twentieth century we have a new generation of cameras, color cameras, digital cameras, high definition cameras, the same advances came to video and cinema.

Before WWII

In photography the Photo-Secession movement led by Alfred Stieglitz made pathways for photography as an emerging art form.

Photographer James Van Der Zee became emblematic of the Harlem Renaissance movement.

American photographers

See also

The Americans (photography), American art




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