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Photography Photography was invented in 1939 by Fox Talbot in England and Daugerre in France Since Aristotle people have problems people have problems how to fix the image Talbot and Daugerre solved this problem by their common inventions When it was first started to use in 1940s it was seen as an art or lower classes It is because people do not need to be artist to take photographs It is used instead of documenting art works in exhibition catalogues After the invention of photography the main argument started as if photograph should be seen as a technological invention or as an art Talbot defines photography as the pencil of nature However for the most of the people in the 19th century it only supports artists when they want to produce the exact drawings Also Baudelaire thinks that there is no creativity in the art of taking pictures It is only a useful aid for the artists Photographers argued about two things For some of them it is something out of art but for the o thers it is a technical production of an image and the aim is to produce pictures that look like paintings This technique is called Pictorial in the 1850s In the 19th century for Lady Elizabeth Eastlake photograph is not an art but a technical invention because it does not concern any high ideas such as truth beauty Walter Benjamin argues that photography is a demographic way of representation of the objects which can only be seen in the museums Photography does not only means the copy of the certain images or events It is also the way how the photographer looks at that certain event at a given time Especially during the Modernist period people think about the mediated quality During the Post Modernist attitude the idea of simulacrum which means a copy for which there is no original gained such an importance They argued that by
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