development of color

Hand Coloring

In the world of photography, people were enthralled by the idea that life could be captured in an image. However - that sense of awe was short-lived.

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Three-color Process

In 1861, the studies of color photography finally began. James Clerk Maxwell, a physicist, conducted experiments with colored light.

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The first officially usable and commercially available type of color photography was the autochrome. It was invented by brothers Auguste and Louis Lumière.

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Most of the variations of color photography have since become long forgotten in the world of photography. However - Dufaycolor was set apart.

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The Kodachrome was created by Leopold Mannes and Leopold Godowsky, who were funded by the Kodak company to develop and produce their revolutionary invention.

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read about the timeline of cameras.