This post was most recently updated on June 27th, 2018
4. Photography: William Henry Fox Talbot, 1835
Capturing a moment in time is one of the greatest inventions that combines practicality and sentimentality. During a great summer of 1835, William Talbot took advantage of the incredible sunlight (rare for England, really!) and invented a process for using a calotype to create a photo. He was the inventor of the first negative imaging camera.