As a teacher of scientific photography at the University of Costa Rica I noticed that books about the history of photography varied greatly in their coverage. I was not satisfied with any specific book and decided to make my own anthology with what I believed were the very best chapters of each. I used this material as the basis for my classes.
This website is a very brief summary of that teaching material. It offers a relatively extended timeline (from the year 350 BC to the year 2004) and covers the history of "color", "black and white" and "digital" photography. It includes a selection of historically important photographs to illustrate the history of photography.
Agfa Click I. This plastic camera was manufactured in Germany,
from 1958 to 1970.
Julian Monge - Nájera / State Distance Education University (UNED), Costa Rica /