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The History of Video Cameras

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Timeline small square 11th May, 1500 Chinese and Greek philosophers describe the basic principles of optics and the camera. 5th-4th Centuries B.C
Timeline small square Johann Heinrich Schulze discovered that silver nitrate darkened upon exposure to light.
Johann%20heinrich%20schulze small square Johann Heinrich Schulze discovered that silver nitrate darkened upon exposure to light.
Timeline small square First Panorama opens, the forerunner of the movie house invented by Robert Barker.
Joseph%20niepce small square Joseph Niepce achieves first photographic image with camera obscura however, the image required eight hours of light exposure and later faded.
Louis%20daguerre small square Louis Daguerre's first daguerreotype the first image that was fixed and did not fade and needed under thirty minutes of light exposure.
First%20camera small square The first camera was invented
Timeline small square First advertisement with a photograph made in Philadelphia.
Frederick%20scott%20archer small square Frederick Scott Archer invented the Collodion process images required only two or three seconds of light exposure.
Stereoscope%20viewer small square Oliver Wendell Holmes invents stereoscope viewer
Kodak%20roll film%20camera small square Eastman patents Kodak roll-film camera
Timeline small square Lumiere hired assistants to make films all over the world
Lumiere%20brothers small square In 1895 The Lumiere brothers presented the first motion picture
Timeline small square Lumieres sold their camera right to Pathe
Lumierel small square Louis died at age 84
First%20consumer%20camcorder small square Sony demonstrates first consumer camcorder