Inventor of Photography
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Writings by Nicéphore Niépce
Heliography: Designs and Engravings1827
The examples that I have the honor of presenting are the first results of my extensive research on the manner of fixing the image of objects by the action of light.
Description of Heliography (with notes by Louis Daguerre)1829
Light acts chemically upon bodies. It is absorbed, it combines with them, and communicates new properties. Such, in a few words, is the principle of the discovery.