Did You Know These Photography Facts?


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Here is a collection of some mind blowing facts that you probably didn't know. Read through to be blown.

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Did You Know These Photography Facts?

  1. 1. Did You Know These Photography Facts? By: Team @ PicBackMan
  2. 2. ...that Cameras are made for righthanded people?
  3. 3. ...that the first photograph was an image produced in 1826 by the French inventor Nicéphore Niépce on a polished pewter plate covered with a petroleum derivative called bitumen of Judea?
  4. 4. ...that the inventors of Kodachrome, Leopold Mannes and Leopold Godowsky, Jr. were both accomplished musicians?
  5. 5. ...that the first permanent color photo was taken in 1861 by the Scottish physicist James Clerk Maxwell, but that the first fully practical color film, Autochrome, did not reach the market until 1907?
  6. 6. ...that the first real zoom lens, which retained near-sharp focus while the effective focal length of the lens assembly was changed, was patented in 1902 by Clile C. Allen?
  7. 7. ...that the Canon EOS 6D is Canon's smallest and lightest full-frame DSLR?
  8. 8. ...that the Nikon Coolpix S1000pj is the first compact digital camera of its kind with a built-in projector?
  9. 9. ...that the Canon EOS-1D X is a fullframe flagship model for Canon?
  10. 10. ...that the world’s first portable motion picture camera was a 12fps ‘Rifle’?
  11. 11. ...that the biggest SLR lens made to date is the Carl Zeiss Apo Sonnar T*. It weighs 564lb/256kg and has a focal length of 1700mm. It is designed specifically for use with a Hasselblad 6×6 medium format camera, and was custom-build for an anonymous customer who had a particular interest in wildlife photography?
  12. 12. ...that the most expensive camera ever sold was a rare 1923 Leica camera, which went for $2.8 million at auction in Vienna?
  13. 13. ...that the longest photographic negative in the world is 129 feet and was created by Esteban Pastorino Diaz?
  14. 14. ...that the largest collection of cameras in the world is held by Dilish Parekh of Mumbai, India? He has a collection of 4,425 antique cameras which he has been collecting since 1977.
  15. 15. ...that today we snap as many photos every two minutes as humanity as a whole did in the 1800s?
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