Guests in the Attic

Maurice Bonneviot at the Niépce House

In the attic of the photo museum Maison Nicéphore Niépce, Maurice Bonneviot — a notary — tells the story of the invention of photography via Niépce’s notarized letters and documents.

Roger Cuvillier at the Niépce House

Roger Cuvillier, inventor of the Pan Cinor objective, the first one to integrate a zoom lens (it was later called ZOOM), relates his invention in the attic of the Niépce House museum in Saint-Loup de Varennes. An interview by Pierre-Yves Mahé filmed by Alain Beulé and Jacques Giral.