Photography though the ages By L_Johnson_World_1 Jan 1, 1500 Camera Obscura The invention of camera obscura allowed painters to capture an image and paint it without the subject actually being in the room. It allowed subjects of paintings not having to sit still for a long period of time. Period: Jan 1, 1500 to Jan 1, 2005 Photography History of Photography Timeline Jan 1, 1727 First Photosensative Substance This cobination of Chalk, Nitric acid, silver and pure accident Perfesser J Schulze found that the substance grew dark when exxpodes to sunlight. Jan 1, 1816 Photosensative Paper The invention of paper allowd the atrists not having to draw or paint the peice but just capture the image. Jan 1, 1826 First Permanant Image This was the true beginining of photography becuase Niepce found a way to keep the image on the glass. Jan 1, 1834 Permanent Negative Image Henry Fox Talbot invented the permanent (Negative) image then created a positive image by contact printing. This was the beginining of the printing process. Jan 1, 1837 Daguerreotype Process This process allowed the images to stay longer. But it was very expensive so not many people bought photographs Jan 1, 1851 Wet Plate Collodion Photography This new invention was cheaper then the Daguerreotype bcause it was not on copper, the image was on glass and the posative /negative was the same. Also this process was not patended Jan 1, 1855 Direct Possitive Images Years 1855-57 was the age of glass and metal in the U.S. This improved the photography indutry because it was cheaper and less time consuming to get portraits taken. Jan 1, 1861 Civil War 1861-65 Mathew Brady and his crew exposed over 7000 negatives of the American Civil War. This was the first time that the public was able to view what war was really like through photoraphy. Jan 1, 1871 "Dry Process" Richard Leach Maddox invented the dry process which was safer and not as messy as the process used before. Jan 1, 1878 Commercial Manufacturing The commercial manufacturing is a big step for the photography industry because now it was cheaper for photogrpahers to get the sapplies they needed along with less time consuming. Sep 4, 1888 First Kodak Camera This was the first portable camera for the average peroson it held a 20ft roll of paper and it produced 100 2.5 diamiter circular picture. Jan 1, 1907 First Commercial Color Film The invetion of color film allowed the viewers of the photograph to see what the artists true meaning was with out guessing what the colors were, (It was developed by the Lumiere brothers in France). Jan 1, 1909 The Exoposure of Child Labor Using the camera as his words Lewis Hine and his team exposed child labor which made poeple see the tragity of the situation. This was all made possible by the camera. Jan 1, 1917 Nikon was Established With the develpment of Nikon there was a more verity of cameras to choose from which made the camera market bigger. Jan 1, 1921 The Discovery of Photograms This discovery was only the begining to the establishment for using enlagers as ways to make more then one picture off the same negative. Jan 1, 1924 First 35mm Camera The "Leica" was the first high quaility 35mm cammeracial camera, which started the new production and ingenuity for average people to go and take pictures themselfs. Jan 1, 1931 Strobe Photography This invetion stared the revolution of new more falttering Portraits. Before the lighting was very raw and unnatural along with bright. Jan 1, 1934 Fuji Film Founded With this new film compainy all film became cheaper and more exessable along with more user friendly. Jan 1, 1963 First Polariod This camera allowed the subject and the Photogragher to see the picture instantaneously. Jan 1, 1984 First Digital Camera Canon invented the first digital camera which was the begining to a new style of photography. Jan 1, 1990 Photoshop This system alowed the artist to alture there pictures outside of the darkroom, making the production of producing a single picture alot less time consuming.