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8 questions about photography

Disclaimer, questions are serious, but having fun is essential in learning!

When was photography invented?

A lot of time before Instagram!

Who was the first photographer?

Joseph Nicéphore Niépce (1765 - 1833) -

And no, he didn't posted it on socials!

When it was taken the first aerial photo?

Nadar - 1858

till someone with a drone will not be able to go back to the past!

It was possible to edit analog photos in photography old time?

Yes, thanks to the multiple exposure technique.

They maybe had also good photo editors, just personal computer were missing!

How old is the first photo reportage?

More than 150 year old. It was made in the year 1855, during the Crimea Battle. Roger Fenton had to transport a photographic van on the battlefield.

It took so long that the war was almost over!

"You press the button, we do the rest" was an advertising of?

Kodak second camera commercial in 1888.

120 years later we could update the slogan with "You press the button, share your selfie everywhere"

Who were the founder of Magnum Photos?

Magnum photos was founded by Robert Capa, David "Chim" Seymour, Henri Cartier-Bresson, George Rodger and William Vandivert, Rita Vandivert and Maria Eisner

Basically the top of tops. Kind of US Basketball Dream Team!

What's the Cartier-Bresson's 'Decisive Moment'?

The Decisive Moment: There is a creative fraction of a second when you are taking a picture. Oop! The Moment! Once you miss it, it is gone forever

Or you just use long exposure and cross your fingers!

Who took the famous photo "The Kissing Sailor"?

Alfred Eisenstaedt: photo title is "V-J Day in Times Square"

I love happy ends!

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