For over 20 years a copy of the first photograph ever made in at St.Loup de Varennes, has hung in Daido Moriyama's studio. Finally in 2008 he had the opportunity to visiting the sacred site where this first ever photograph was recorded in 1827. This new publication View from the Laboratory features images from his trip. An elegantly presented hardback within a hard slipcase. Essay by Daido Moriyama in English and Japanese.