Fotografia a Catalunya



A hybrid approach to photogravure on copperplate

Photogravure forms part of the first attempts to develop what would later be called photography. Nicéphore Niépce was its pioneer in 1826 and William Henry Fox Talbot registered the first patent for the technique in 1872. All forms of photographic reproduction in newspapers and magazines, including today's offset, have their origins in those early efforts. Today's digital technologies make it possible to revisit this technique to give digital images a beautiful and enduring physical presence.  

Carles Mitjà