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About Louis Daguerre
Born in Cormeilles, France, which is near Paris.
Born on November 18, 1787.
Died on July 10, 1851.
Died in Bry-Sur-Marne.
His first job was an inland revenue officer, and later a successful stage-scene painter.
He later opened a diorama with the help of Charles Bouton.
His final job was a French painter and physicist.
What he did
Started to experiment to find a practical photographic process
He then joined forces with J.N. Niepce, who had been working on the same process of creating a lasting image.
After Niepce died in 1833, Daguerre continued to refine their techniques.
It took him more than 11 years to find a way to permanently capture an image on an iodized silver plate.
This is a picture of Louis Daguerre.
He perfected capturing an image on an iodized silver plate in a camera by developing it in mercury vapor, and treating it with a salt solution for 20 to 30 minutes.
He called his invention, the Daguerreotype
Nicephore Niepce was the first person to permanently capture an image from nature (in 1826/27) , but it was very sketchy and had an 8 hour exposure time.
Daguerre had 1 sister, and no brothers.
His full name is Louis-Jacques-Mande D
Louis Daguerre and the story of the daguerreotype
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Encyclopedia of World Biography.Vol. 4
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"Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre." Britannica School.Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 2013. Web. 20 Sep. 2013.
This is a diagram of a daguerreotype.
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