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1. The first permanent photograph was an image produced in 1825 by the French inventor .......... .

Joseph Nicéphore Niépce
Louis Daguerre
John Herschel

2. ......... is believed to have invented the first pinhole camera (also called the Camera Obscura).

Alhazen (Ibn Al-Haytham)
Sir John F.W. Herschel
Frederick Scoff Archer

3. In 1889, .......... invented film with a base that was flexible, unbreakable, and could be rolled.

George Eastman
Hamilton Smith
Fox Talbot

4. Robert Capa, David Seymour, and ............. started the photographer-owned Magnum picture agency.

W. Eugene Smith
Henri Cartier-Bresson
Dorothea Lange

5. Hasselblad in Sweden offered its first medium-format SLR for commercial sale in ........ .

1935
1939
1948

6. The first high quality 35mm camera was made by ......... .

Kodak
Bronica
Leica

7. Photograms were first produced by ............. by placing objects on photographic paper and exposing the shadow cast using a distant light bulb.

Man Ray
Edward Weston
Ansel Adams

8. The German photographer .............. is best known for his many published photographs of Adolf Hitler.

Heinrich Hoffman
E.O. Hoppé
August Sander

9. ............ was the inventor of the negative / positive photographic process, the precursor to most photographic processes of the 19th & 20th centuries.

Louis Daguerre
William Henry Fox Talbot
James Clerk Maxwell

10. Kodak released the first commercially available, professional digital camera in ........ .

1988
1991
1994


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