-Invented in 1839 by Louis Daguerro
-Daguerrotypes started with a silver-plated copper plate then placed into a mirror like box until it turned the color yellow. After that, it is placed in a camera obscure camera as light is exposed and a coat of mercury is finally put over the image until it appears.
-A Daguerrotype is designed to keep light out and if exposed to light too long, then the image will begin the fade. It contains infinite detail and is very reflective.
-The Daguerrotype changed perception of time.
-Invented in 1842 by John Herschel
-Chemicals used: Potassium Ferricyanide and Ferric Ammonium Citrate
-Step by Step Instructions:
1. Mix Chemicals (Add Ammonium ferric citrate to water into one container and Potassium Ferricyanide to water in another.
2. Prepare Canvas (paint chemicals onto material)
3. Printing (place negative or object in contact with coated paper or canvas)
4. Drying (rinse in cold water)