Cameras Through History

Timeline created by lukia148
  • 1st Photographic Image

    1st Photographic Image
    PhotoJoseph Niepce achieves first photographic image with camera obscura - however, the image required eight hours of light exposure and later faded.
  • First Daquerreotype

    DaguerreotypeLouis Daguerre's first daguerreotype - the first image that was fixed and did not fade and needed under thirty minutes of light exposure.
  • First Calotype Process

    CalotypeWilliam Henry Talbot patents the Calotype process - the first negative-positive process making possible the first multiple copies.
  • Collodion Process

    Collodion ProcessFrederick Scott Archer invented the Collodion process - images required only two or three seconds of light exposure.
  • Panoramic Camera

    Panoramic Camera
    Panoramic camera patented - the Sutton.
  • GDPSB Process

    GDPSB Process
    Richard Leach Maddox invented the gelatin dry plate silver bromide process - negatives no longer had to be developed immediately.
  • Durable Photographic Film

    Rolled Photographic FlimGeorge Eastman invents flexible, paper-based photographic film.
  • First Digital Camera

    Digital CameraCanon demonstrates first digital electronic still camera.