Cameras

Timeline created by Nicoletavataj
  • 1040

    First pinhole camera invented by Alhazen

    First pinhole camera invented by Alhazen
  • Isaac Newton discovers white light is composed of different colors

  • Johann Heinrich Schulze makes fleeting sun prints of words by using stencils, sunlight, and a bottled mixture of chalk and silver nitrate in nitric acid.

  • Johann Heinrich Schulze discovered that silver nitrate darkened upon exposure to light.

  • First Panorama opens, the forerunner of the movie house invented by Robert Barker

  • Joseph Niepce achieves first photographic image using an early device for projecting real-life imagery called a camera obscura.

  • Louis Daguerre's first daguerreotype, an image that was fixed and did not fade and needed under thirty minutes of light exposure

  • The Daguerreotype camera was announced by the French Academy of Sciences

    The Daguerreotype camera was announced by the French Academy of Sciences
  • First American patent issued in photography to Alexander Wolcott for his camera.

  • William Henry Talbot patents the Calotype process, the first negative-positive process making possible the first multiple copies.

  • The first advertisement with a photograph is published in Philadelphia.

  • Frederick Scott Archer invented the Collodion process so that images required only two or three seconds of light exposure.

  • First American patent issued in photography to Alexander Wolcott for his camera.

  • Panoramic camera, called the Sutton, is patented.

  • Oliver Wendell Holmes invents stereoscope viewer.

  • Photographs and photographic negatives are added to protected works under copyright law.

  • Richard Leach Maddox invented the gelatin dry plate silver bromide process, which means negatives no longer had to be developed immediately.

  • Eastman Dry Plate Company is founded.

  • George Eastman invents flexible, paper-based photographic film.

    George Eastman invents flexible, paper-based photographic film.
  • Reverend Hannibal Goodwin patents celluloid photographic film.

  • First mass marketed camera, "the brownie" was presented by Easton

    First mass marketed camera, "the brownie" was presented by Easton
  • First 35mm still camera is developed.

    First 35mm still camera is developed.
  • Folding camera made for 120 roll film

    Folding camera made for 120 roll film
  • Edwin Land invented the polaroid camera which could take a picture and print in one minute.

  • Fuji introduces disposable cameras

    Fuji introduces disposable cameras
  • First camera phone developed

    First camera phone developed
  • Canon EOS 5D launched

    Canon EOS 5D launched
  • Nokia camera phone released

    Nokia camera phone released