History of Photography Infographic and Resources

Pixa Prints has recently put together a simple infographic representing the history of photography. It provides a timeline of how photography has evolved and what methods and techniques have developed over the years. The infographic also discusses how technology and devices such as smartphones and digital cameras have impacted the photos we are taking today.

At the end of this post we’ve included a list of useful links about the history of photography.

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Here are a few other useful links about the history of photography.

Peta Pixel – 20 First Photos from the History of Photography
A really cool article featuring a variety of first photos.

photo.net – History of Photography Timeline
A timeline from ancient times through 2005.

Wikipedia – History of Photography
This free encyclopedia has become the go to source for a lot of people looking for the best information.

tuts+ – A History of Photography Part 1 (Part 2 and Part 3)
A well written series of articles detailing the beginning, growth, and digital age of photography.

History.com – 8 Crucial Innovations in the Invention of Photography
Learn the stories behind some of the most important innovations in the development of photography.