Author Archive "Tanvi Dhulia"

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The First Underwater Photograph

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William Thompson, a natural historian from Dorset, was the first person to make a photograph underwater. It can be argued though that …

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The Origin of the Word Paparazzi

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The word ‘paparazzi’ originates from the film La Dolce Vita by Frederico Fellini. He named one of the characters, who is a …

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Starting Out on His Own

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Growing bored of his job at the Indian Government’s Central Power and Water Commission, S Paul decided to pick up photography. With …

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The Beginning

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Sir John Frederick William Herschel coined the term ‘photography.’ He derived it from the Greek words ‘light’ and ‘writing’.

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Bird’s-eye View

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Julius Neubronner, an apothecary from Kronberg, Germany, would use pigeons to deliver light doses of urgent medication to a sanatorium in Falkenstein. …