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Published by: bills7710 on Jan 30, 2010
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History of Photography
 The word "photograph" is derivedfrom Greek origin, with "photo"meaning "light" and "graph"meaning "to write or to draw." Theliteral translation of photograph,then, is "light writing," or possibly"light drawing.”
The term
cam era obscura 
isalso of Greek origin and translates
" ."
to dark cham ber A dark room or dark box w as constructed w ith
a hole to allow light from the outside to pass though before
projecting an inverted view ofthe exterior scene onto the ground
, .
w all or other flat receiving surface
A cam era obscura
from the collection
apparatus ofthe
N ationalU niversity
, .
ofIreland G alw ay
A contem porary cam era obscura in action by
Abelardo M orell

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