Mittwoch, 25. März 2009

Was Caravaggio the first photographer?


The famous Renaissance painter was probably the first to use photographic techniques for his paintings. Many painters as Vermeer and Dürer used the Camera Obscura, but scientists have found out that he also fixed the projected image on his canvases chemically.

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  1. That is quite amazing! And he probably didn't know what a revolutionary invention that would be.