Fremantle Light and Sound Discovery Centre
Program details


From Daguerreotype to Digital (A brief history of photography)
60 minutes presentation
$3.00 per student
(small groups recommended - max 16)


Suitable for Science classes and Media classes.

Year 8 to Year 12

The camea

This presentation traces the early history of photography. It explains the Science involved in many of the processes. Examples demonstrated include
  • Daguerreotype
  • Ambrotype
  • Callotype
  • Tin type
  • Albumen and collodion photographic materials
  • Early colour processes such as Autochrome
It also refers to the development of the camera and the development of the flash. In each case the Science involved is explained.




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