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Sir John Herschel: How Photography Got Its Fix

Sir John Herschel was the scientific superstar of the 19th century. He was an inventor, chemist, astronomer, botanist and photographer who made some of the most important technical contributions to photography.┬áMost importantly, he is credited with coining the term ‘photography’ in the english language, deriving it from the french word ‘photographie’ in 1839 after Daguerre’s […]