Tag: inventor

  • Having Fun with the Lomo LC-Wide

    written by ilkadj on 2012-07-12
    Having Fun with the Lomo LC-Wide

    Though it might seem "square" on the outside, the Lomo LC-Wide can be your best friend when taking fun pictures!

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  • Kodak Files for Bankruptcy Protection

    written by soundfoodaround on 2012-01-19 #news
    Kodak Files for Bankruptcy Protection

    Rumors that Kodak is facing bankruptcy have been circulating for the last 3-months. Today it was announced that Kodak has filed for bankruptcy protection. Thinking in terms of the future, their goal now is to sort out their finances and make a comeback. Read on for details...

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  • Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site

    written by dirklancer on 2009-06-25 #places
    Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site

    I knew who Alexander Graham Bell was - most people know that he invented the telephone - but I had very little knowledge of his work as a prolific scientist, innovator, and engineer, and even more important to him, teacher of the deaf. Now that I have spent some time at the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site, I wish I would have had the chance to meet this amazing, driven, and compassionate man.

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  • Petzval History Series: The Invention of the First Petzval Lens

    written by pripri2000 on 2015-06-11 #gear
    Petzval History Series: The Invention of the First Petzval Lens

    Not long after Joseph Petzval's move to Vienna in 1837, he joined the race to create a faster camera lens. He succeeded in 1840 with what became known as the Petzval Lens. Let's take a step back and look more closely at the development of this ground-breaking lens.

  • Petzval History Series: The Early Life of Joseph Petzval

    written by pripri2000 on 2015-06-09 #people
    Petzval History Series: The Early Life of Joseph Petzval

    The Petzval Lens was the first truly practicable portrait lens ever created and thus was the ultimate gift to early photography. We at Lomography feel that this lens and its inventor deserve some attention so here is the first of a series of articles on Joseph Petzval and the first Petzval Lens.

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  • The Godfathers of Film: David Houston

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2012-05-14
    The Godfathers of Film: David Houston

    In this new mini-series called The Godfathers of Film, join us as we trace the origins of the photographic emulsions we have all grown to love shooting with. For the first installment, learn about the important invention that led to the development of a popular film format: roll film.

  • Happy 224th Birthday, Louis Daguerre!

    written by soundfoodaround on 2011-11-18
    Happy 224th Birthday, Louis Daguerre!

    Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre would have turned 224 today. Turning photography on its head, Daguerre revolutionized photography with the invention of the process of photography that's appropriately called 'the daguerreotype'.