Asked in US Presidents, Photography
Who was the first US president to be photographed while in office?
Best guess for the first U.S. President ever to be photographed while in office was James Knox Polk, who was President from March 4, 1845 to March 4, 1849. John Quincy Adams was the first president to photographed, but his photo was taken after he was President and while he was serving in Congress There is what appears to be an early photo of William Henry Harrison but it may have been taken before he was elected. There is also a photo...
Asked in US Presidents, Photography, White House
Who was the first President to be photographed?
John Quincy Adams was the first President to be photographed (see Related Links), but this photo was taken in 1843 long after he left office and was serving in Congress. According to Whitehouse.gov, the first President to be photographed while in office was James Polk. There are copies of what look like a photo of William Henry Harrison, but I think these are a photo of a painting or drawing of Harrison made sometime later. ...
What president was the first to have a photo taken at his inauguration?
The first presidential inauguration to be photographed was James Buchanan's, on March 4, 1857. The photograph isn't much to look at, but it was the first, and there's a link to it below. ...
Asked in Law & Legal Issues
Who was the first president on record to have his picture taken?
President James Polk (1845-49) was the first president to have his picture taken while he was in office. ...
Asked in Founding Fathers
Who was the first preident to have his photo taken?
The first president to be photographed while in office was James Polk, the 11th president. The photograph was taken on February 14, 1849 by Mathew B. Brady. Former president John Quincy Adams had been photographed at his home in 1843 by the Southworth and Hawes Studio. Andrew Johnson was photographed in 1845 before he was president. The photographer was Mathew B. Brady. ...
Asked in Immigration, Afghanistan
Where in Afghanistan can you have a photo taken for a passport or a visa?
You can have your photo taken by a street photographer. Or you can have photos taken in Kandahar. ...
Asked in Cameras
What is the name of the first person whose picture was taken?
The first photo with people in it was taken in 1838 by Louis Daguerre. (loo-ee duh-GAIR) But the people in this photo are unknown - just people walking down a street in France. ...
Asked in Planet Jupiter
Is a photograph showing Jupiter half in sunlight and have him shadow where was it taken?
I'm not entirely sure that I understand the question. If your question is "If a photo has Jupiter half in sunlight and half in shadow, will this allow you to calculate where the photo was taken?", then the answer is "Yes, but only if you know the exact TIME when the photo was taken." If the photo was taken by a spacecraft, then we can only calculate the line of position along which the photo was taken. Depending on the quality of...
Asked in Space Travel and Exploration, The Moon
Who took the first astronomical photographs of the moon?
The first photo of the moon was taken by John W. Draper in 1839. The moon was the intentional object of the shot, and not merely in the background of a landscape. The photo can be seen in the related link. ...