Cameras

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  • First Photograph

    The first photograph was made by Joseph Nicephore Niepce.
  • First Photographic Method

    The first photographic method called daguerreotype was inveted by Louis Jacques Daguerre and Joseph Nicephore Niepce.
  • Perfecting of Daguerreotype

    William Fox Tallbot Perfected a different process process called the calotype.
  • 3 Color Photography

    The theory of 3 color photography published by Maxwell.
  • First Color Photo

    Maxwell demonstrates first color photo.
  • Gelatine Dry Plate

    ichard Leach Maddox invented the gelatine dry plate.
  • Paper Film

    George Easatman started manufacturing paper film.
  • Kodak

    George Eastman's first camera, Kodak, was offered for sale.
  • Celluloid

    George Eastman switched to Celluloid.
  • Commercial Color Process

    F.E. Ives patents 1st commercial color process.
  • The Brownie

    George Eastman took mass-market photography one step further with the Brownie, a simoke and very inexpensive box camera that introduced the conceot of the snapshot.
  • 1st Color Portrait

    London offers 1st color portriat.
  • 3 Layer Color Process

    Mannes and Godowsky patented the 3 layer color process.
  • Japanese Camera Industry

    The Japanese camera industry began to take off with Conon 35mm rangefinder.
  • Color Paper

    Agfa and Kodak introduced color paper.
  • Eye-Level Viewfinder

    Eye-level viewfinder first appeared on the Hungarian Duflex in 1947.
  • Eye-LEvel Viewfinder Refined

    The eye-level viewfinder was refined in 1948 with the Contax S.
  • Instant Color Film

    Polaroid introduces first instant color film.
  • 35mm Camera

    Canon made a 35mm camera with built in microprocessor.
  • First Attempt at Digital Camera

    The first recorded attempt at building a digital camera was by Steven Sason, an engineer at Eastman Kodak
  • 1st Camcorder

    Sony Introduced the first camcorder for domestic use.
  • Handheld Electronic Cameras

    Handheld electronic cameras appeared in 1981.
  • Analog Electronic Cameras

    Analog electric cameras appear on the market.
  • Capability to Transmit Images

    The capability to transmit images without a satellite link. This was usefulk during the Tiananmen Square protests.
  • First Comercially available camera

    The first commercially available camera.
  • Kodak DCS-100

    Kodak brought to market the Kodak DCS-100.
  • First MegaPixel Cameras

    The first megapixel cameras for consumers were marketed.
  • Nikon DI

    The introduction of Nikon DI.