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The World’s First Photo Book (not quite what you’d expect)

The first photo book that ever appeared in the world? “Photographs of British Algae: Cyanotype Impressions”,  a 1843 book by English botanist and photographer Anna Atkins. Considered to be the first book ever to be illustrated exclusively with photographs. Only 17 copies of this book are known to exist in the world… Take a look […]

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The history of photography

Photography…  the medium of endless possibilities since it was invented in the early 1800s. It has truly come along way, so to we thought it’d be nice to take you back to its humble beginnings: 1. The First Photograph The world’s first ever photograph made in a camera was taken in 1826 by Joseph Nicéphore Niépce. Taken […]

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New Horizons – A Pluto Fly-by

History was made this week! (Although it’s fair to say it’s being made every day…) Nasa’s New Horizons probe has made its historic journey past Pluto!! Big Deal? Well we think it is. It took the probe an incredible nine years to travel all the way out to Pluto, and take the clearest pictures ever of the […]

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