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Pretty sure it was the Crimean War 1853 - 1856. I have read opinions that it could be the US - Mexican War, but the wet plate process was not invented until around 1850, and that war was over in 1848. The invention of the daguerrotype process preceded the US - Mexican war, but it would not be suitable because exposures would take far too long. The wet plate process was bad enough for creating photographs in the field. If there were photographs of the US-M war, they were likely as posed and contrived as those of the Crimean War. The American Civil War was not the first as some think, but Mathew Brady was a pioneer in the sense that he presented a more realistic view during the American Civil War compared to the glorification approach by those who preceded him.
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Answer It is generally accepted that the US Civil War was the first major war covered by photographers. For the first time, people had photographic images of t…he death and destruction seen in war. The Mexican-American War was one of the first extensively covered in moving pictures, and the Vietnam War was one of the first broadcast daily into people's living rooms. The Gulf War (1991) was amongst the first war to be covered by a 24 hour news channel.
It led people to capture amounce shots of people that were dead, and shaped the way photography is now
Sir John Herschel, 1839
A picture is worth a thousand words.
The wordphotography was first used in 1839, by Sir John Herschel when the process of photography became known. It is from the Greek words for light and writing.
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No; see the question "What was the first war to be documented through photography".
the year the first camera came out. ~Rae
The first known photograph was taken in 1825 by "Niecphore Niepce." however the camera obscura and pinhole cameras were developed before that, they just had no way of recordin…g the image that was produced.
It had far reaching consequences. Pictures of the aftermath of battles could be sent all over the world. Pictures of loved ones could be carried into battle, or sent back to… the family. It was the first war that was recorded visually.
The American Civil war was the first war to be extensively documented with photography, but the first war photographs were earlier. There were photographs taken during the Cri…mean War in the 1850s. Probably the first war photo still extant is one depicting US troops on the street in Saltillo, Mexico, during the Mexican War. After the war no one was much interested in looking at the depressing scenes of a horror so recent and well-remembered. The photography process was cumbersome and the negatives were large glass plates coated with chemicals. Becasue no one cared thousands upon thousands of these irreplaceable images were sold for use as greenhouse panes, and over the next several decades their images were faded away to nothing by the sun.
For the first film, the director of photography was Gilbert Taylor, B. S. C
The first permanent photographically made color picture was demonstrated in 1861 by Clerk J. Maxwell a Scottish physicist. He directed a photographer friend, Thomas Sutton to …take three black & white pictures of a colorful fabric known as a Tartan Ribbon. The three pictures were taken one after the other. One was taken using as strong red transparent glass (filter) over the lens. The second picture was taken using a green filter, the third with a blue filters. Red, green, and blue are the three primary colors used in photography. The three images were then projected superimposed on a single screen using three projectors. Each projector was fitted with the same filter used when the picture was taken. The resulting projection showed the world that color photography was possible. This is called the additive method because three primary colors are simultaneously projected. This method is used today in our TV's and computer display. While the picture of the Tartan Ribbon was impressive, Louis Ducos Du Hauron made a nearly perfect color picture in 1877. He made a print on paper by superimposing the complements of the three primarily colors. These are cyan a blue-green, magenta a red-blue and yellow. These three colors are known as the subtractive primaries. This method is known as the subtractive method. Today photographic prints are paper are made using this method.
Photography studios and galleries such as Matthew Brady's brought photos direct from the battlefield. Brady's photographic exhibit "The Dead of Antietam" shocked many with the…ir graphic depiction of the wounds and mutilations suffered by the soldiers on the field. In fact, due to the incredibly slow shutter speeds, the dead made better subjects for the early cameras than the living, who could not hold still long enough. Since it was not yet possible to print photos in magazines and newspapers, the gallery exhibits provided an early means of experiencing the battles second hand.