Category Archives: LL3-BHS

Daguerreotype – BHS

During the trip to the Brooklyn Historical Society, I learned about the¬†daguerreotype and how it completely¬†changed the experience of both taking and viewing photographs. It wasn’t so long ago that people had to commission a painting to have a portrait … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Historical Society – Crystal Pena

The¬†daguerreotypes that we learned about today at the Brooklyn Historical Society are very different from the photographs we have taken Over the course of this semester and since the invention of digital cameras. In our photographs today, the subjects are … Continue reading

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LL3-BHS Bria King

The¬†daguerreotype and a digital photograph has a lot of differences. A daguerreotype is printed with negatives. The negatives allow us to see the border created from the film strips. There was no editing done to the daguerreotype. They are taken … Continue reading

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Adha CHAABANE’s Brooklyn Historical Society

Today’s field trip to the Brooklyn Historical Society was a great experience in term of getting a ¬†brief history lesson about Photography and it’s evolution throughout time arriving to what’s available today. Starting from the daguerreotype, the old and first … Continue reading

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comparing Daguerreotypes to modern photography

without a doubt, the invention of photography was a big step in the right direction, having the ability to be able to capture the moment, was and still is a big deal, in order to immortalize the moment and freeze … Continue reading

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LL3 – BHS

Photography has long improved over the years since the 19th Century. One of the earliest camera instruments was a daguerreotype which made capturing your surroundings much more efficient. People sought different ways to create images other than a hand painter … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Historical Society – Sandra Jarro

Today at the Brooklyn Historical Society I handle the daguerreotype, A type of photograph taken many years ago. The difference between that photograph and the photographs I have been taking this semester is that actual color. The daguerreotype mostly includes … Continue reading

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LL3- BHS

Write a post of at least 200 words comparing the daguerreotype that you handled today at the Brooklyn Historical Society and any digital photograph that you have taken this semester. How does the format change the experience of both taking … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Historical Society

During the class trip we saw a few examples of photographs. One of the samples we got was¬†daguerreotype. This photographs were one of the fist types of photographs that were available to the public. There are specific similarities on¬†daguerreotype. Technology … Continue reading

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LL3 – BHS

There are quite a few differences between the¬†daguerreotypes we saw today and the photographs I have taken this semester. The¬†daguerreotypes we saw today were all posed¬†human subjects¬†in a studio type setting with neutral expression on their faces. These images were … Continue reading

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