World’s first photographer - level 1

World’s first photographer - level 1

12-03-2015 15:00

A man was born in 1765. He was born in France. He took the first photograph in the world. The taking of this photograph took 8 hours.

The man took 16 photographs. He took them in the 1820s. Three of his photos are now on show in a museum. You can go see them.

The man called this heliography. That means drawing with the sun.

Difficult words: was/were (past of is/are), took (past of “take”), -ed (this puts “call” into the past tense).

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