Explore French Inventors, Cameras, and more!

w1_1766871a

After years of experimenting the first photograph was made by French inventor Joseph Nicéphore Niépce.

French Mug shot of François Bertillon, 23 months. Crime: Gluttony, nibbling all the pears from a basket, by Alphonse Bertillon, October 17, 1893.

Mug shot for gluttony. French Mug shot of François Bertillon, 23 months. Crime: Gluttony, nibbling all the pears from a basket, by Alphonse Bertillon, October

Auguste and Louis Lumiere -The Autochrome Lumière is an early color photography process. Patented in 1903 by the Lumière brothers in France and first marketed in 1907, it was the principal color photography process in use before the advent of subtractive color film in the mid-1930s.

The Lumière brothers, Auguste Marie Louis Nicolas and Louis Jean were the earliest filmmakers in history.

Here are cameramen shooting and recording the lion roar for the MGM logo.

60 Rare Photos That Will Destroy Everything You Knew About The Past. Cameramen recording the lion roar for the MGM logo

Stamp%3A%20Nic%C3%A9phore%20Ni%C3%A9pce%20(1765-1833)%2C%20French%20inventor%20of%20photography%20(Albania)%20(Famous%20Men)%20Mi%3AAL%203502%2CSn%3AAL%202974a%20%23colnect%20%23collection%20%23stamps

Stamp%3A%20Nic%C3%A9phore%20Ni%C3%A9pce%20(1765-1833)%2C%20French%20inventor%20of%20photography%20(Albania)%20(Famous%20Men)%20Mi%3AAL%203502%2CSn%3AAL%202974a%20%23colnect%20%23collection%20%23stamps

Rare-Photos-That-Will-Blow-Your-Mind-26.jpg (700×1016)

1940 - Adolf Hitler visits Paris with architect Albert Speer and Arno Breker.

On the left is the first photograph ever taken (1826), View from the Window at Le Gras by French inventor Joseph Nicéphore Niépce. On the right is a cat who accidentally took a picture of itself (2013). It’s estimated that in 2014, humans will take 880 billion photos (not including cats). In fact, 10% of all the photos ever taken were taken in the past 12 months. Read more at http://higherperspective.com/2015/02/understanding-time.html#cdX3iqMyugrGBV39.99

These 23 Mind Blowing Facts Will DESTROY Your Understanding Of Time -Every two minutes, we take as many photos as all of huma.

Top 10 Famous Aviators In History Louis Bleriot (1872-1936)

Top 10 Famous Aviators In History

Louis Blériot Louis Charles Joseph Blériot July 1872 – 1 August was a French aviator, inventor and engineer. He developed the first practical headlamp for cars and established a profitable.

The mesmerizing, utterly unclassifiable science films of Jean Painlevé (1902-89) have to be seen to be believed: delightful, surrealist-influenced dream works that are also serious science. The French filmmaker-scientist-inventor had a decades-spanning career in which he created hundreds of short films on subjects ranging from astronomy to pigeons to, most famously, such marine-life marvels as the sea horse and the sea urchin. This definitive three-disc collection brings together the best of…

The mesmerizing, utterly unclassifiable science films of Jean Painlevé have to be seen to be believed: delightful, surrealist-influenced dream works that are also serious science.

Louis Daguerre. Phot. Nadar: Gaspard-Félix Tournachon (1 April 1820, Paris – 23 March 1910)

The Reel Foto: Félix Nadar: Celebrity Photographer of the Century:inventor Louis Daguerre

Jean-Luc Godard - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia http://f.xunlei.com/184468011/f/6670b713-ddd6-45b5-93a8-07a23d109872

Jean-Luc Godard - identified with the "Nouvelle Vague" film movement

Sarah Bernhardt (1844-1923), actress, single most of her life, bisexual, atheist, WAY ahead of her time :)

Photographs of the Famous by Felix Nadar Sarah Bernhardt, 1865 Sarah Bernhardt was a French stage and early film actress, and was referred to as "the most famous actress the world has ever known.

Back in the days of early cyborgs... wait what?

Visions Within Mechanism Industrial Surrealism by Jeffrey Scott - Baby got back (a weird one haha)!

Photography was still new during the reign of Queen Victoria, and participants had to sit motionless for a while before a photo could be taken. Strangely, the mothers had to drape sheets over their heads for the photos, making for extremely weird portraits of their kids.

A Victorian "hidden mother' memento mori / post mortem photo / photograph. In the Victorian Era, women holding infants were often covered; because the photograph is meant to be cropped to show only the infant.

In the late 1880s, the body of a 16-year-old girl was pulled from the Seine. She was apparently a suicide, as her body showed no marks of violence, but her beauty and her enigmatic smile led a Paris pathologist to order a plaster death mask of her face. (...) Though the girl’s identity remains a mystery, her face, it’s said, has become “the most kissed face of all time.”

A quoi ressemble la femme la plus embrassée au monde ?

L’Inconnue de la Seine, death mask of 16 year old girl pulled from the Seine. apparently a suicide, as her body showed no marks of violence, but her beauty and her enigmatic smile led a Paris pathologist to order a plaster death mask of her face.

Pinterest
Search