History of Cameras

  • First Kodak

    First Kodak
    1888-George Eastman patents Kodak roll-film camera. Eastman was a pioneer in photographic films usage. He also started manufacturing paper films in 1885. His first “Kodak” box camera was very simple and very cheap.
  • The Brownie

    The Brownie
    First mass-marketed camera – the Brownie – was presented by Eastman. It was on sale until 1960s
  • The First 35mm Still Camera

    The First 35mm Still Camera
    The first 35mm still camera (also called “candid” camera ) developed by Oskar Barnack of German Leica Camera. Later it became the standard for all film cameras.
  • First Digital Camera

    First Digital Camera
    The first digital cameras for the consumer-level market that worked with a home computer via a serial cable were the Apple QuickTake 100 camera, the Kodak DC40 camera and Sony’s Cyber-Shot Digital Still Camera
  • The Canon EOS 5D

    The Canon EOS 5D
    The Canon EOS 5D is launched. This is first consumer-priced full-frame digital SLR with a 24×36mm CMOS sensor.