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When was the first color photograph taken?


The first color photograph was taken by the French inventor Louis Daguerre, in 1839.(http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/firstcolor/timeline.html)

It is said that the first color photograph was taken in 1861. A photographer named James Clerk Maxwell took it while in Scotland. He used three black and white negatives to produce the color photograph.

The first color photograph was taken in 1872 by James Clerk Maxwell. It was a self-portrait that Maxwell took with a camera attached to a microscope. Maxwell used red, green and blue filters to capture the photo.

The first color photograph was taken by Scottish photographer James Clerk Maxwell in 1861. He used the three primary colors of light to produce a black-and-white image of a tartan ribbon. Later, in 1874, Englishman, Thomas Sutton, invented the world’s first practical color photography process. This process is what we use today.

In 1855, James Curtis Booth took the first color photograph. The photo, known as “View from the Window at Le Gras,” was created in the town of Le Gras, France. It was taken using three black and white photographs that were later combined and colored. The image is one of the earliest examples of color photography.

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