history of photography

  • Ambrotype

    discovered by Scott Archer and it use a thin film of collodion, poured onto glass, as a base for the image
  • photographic collodion

    photographic collodion
    improves photographic resolution by spreading a mixture of collodion (nitrated cotton dissolved in ether and alcoohol) and chemicals on sheets of glass
  • carte-de-visite

    Adolphe Disderi develops carte-de-visite photography in Paris, leading to worldwide boom in portrait studios for the next decade.
  • stereoscopic era

    stereoscopic era
    its presenting slightly different images to the two eyes using a device he called a reflecting mirror stereoscope.
  • tintypes

    photos with the image on a metal surface, rather than on glass or paper.
  • three-colour method,

     three-colour method,
    Scottish physicist James Clerk-Maxwell demonstrates a color photography system"color separation" method.
  • American Civil War

    American Civil War
    was a huge opportunity for photographers ,to change the political and social opinion into photography ,
  • May you stay forever young’ in Pompeii nel

    May you stay forever young’ in Pompeii nel
    This picture has taken by Giorgio Sommer an Italian photographer. That has been interested to make his own trace of these chastening traces of history not long after they were discovered in 1960’s. people were buried and covered with hot volcanic ash
  • The Horse In Motion 1877

    Eadweard Muybridge's known as the 'father of the motion picture. He was the first who used the moving picture at high-speed photography
  • The Horse In Motion

    The Horse In Motion
    Eadweard Muybridge's known as the 'father of the motion picture. He was the first who used the moving picture at high-speed photography
  • Dry Plate Negatives & Hand-held Cameras

    Dry Plate Negatives & Hand-held Cameras
    The dry plate was invented in 1879; the photographs don’t need darkrooms or hire technicians to develop their pictures . (Dr. Richard L. Maddox in 1871)
  • George Eastman

    George Eastman
    invented a dry plate formula and in the same year in April 1880 he began to manufacture dry plates for sale
  • the criminal identification

    the criminal identification
    Bertillon presents system of criminal identification called Bertillonage
  • You press the button, we do the rest

    You press the button, we do the rest
    In 1883, Eastman announced the invention of photographic film in rolls but Kodak the company was born in 1888
  • Invention of photographic film

    Invention of photographic film
    George Eastman announced the invention of photographic film in rolls. Because he wanted to simplify photography and make it available to everyone, not just trained photographers.
  • The First Single Lens Reflex Camera

    The First Single Lens Reflex Camera
    The first SLRs camera utilizes a bunch of different mirrors that are put in between the viewfinder and the lens result shows the picture exactly as the reality.
  • first based photographic fim

    George Eastman invents flexible, paper-based photographic film.at that time it helped photographers in taking photos
  • First Photograph of a Tornado

    First Photograph of a Tornado
    Fred Norris Robinson claimed that he was the first tornado photographer who took the original photograph of the tornado near Howard, Dakota Territory.
  • The development the half-tone engraving

    The development the half-tone engraving
    Frederick E. Ives develops the half-tone engraving process whereby photographic and other images can be reproduced simultaneously with text.
  • celluloid photographic film

    celluloid photographic film
    Hannibal Goodwin, a New York clergyman filled patent for roll film with a flexible plastic base - celluloid photographic film.
  • Reproducing colours photographically

    Gabriel Lippmann invents a "method of reproducing colours photographically based on the phenomenon of interference".
  • The Birth of snapshot Photography

    The Birth of snapshot Photography
    The KODAK camera was placed on the market, with the slogan, "You press the button - we do the rest"
  • The first Kodak camera

    The first Kodak camera
    Eastman Company in the USA produces the Kodak No.1 camera containing a 20-foot roll of paper, enough for 100 2.5-inch diameter circular pictures - the first simplified camera system for the general public. With the slogan "You press the button and we do the rest", the major innovation was the combination of a ready-loaded camera with a developing and printing service.
  • Kodak Box Camera

    Kodak Box Camera
    George Eastman introduces the Kodak No 1, a simple and inexpensive Box Camera that brings photography to all.
  • Flexible Roll Film

    Flexible Roll Film
    In 1889, George Eastman invented film with a base that was flexible, unbreakable, and could be rolled. Emulsions coated on a cellulose nitrate film base, such as Eastman's, made the mass-produced box camera a reality.
  • Emulsions first independent speed

    Emulsions first independent speed
    The first independent speed rating for all emulsions is devised by two British scientists, Hurter and Driffield. The ratings were known as "H& D numbers". This essentially led to the current ISO numbers on film boxes today.-
  • First Motion Picture

    First Motion Picture
    Thomas Edison conceived of a device that could capture motion picture. The following year in 1889 he gave this motion picture device a name, the Kinetoscope. Thomas Edison given the responsibility of turning this idea into an actual model was William Kennedy Dickson. Dickson invented the first celluloid film to be used for this application. Dickson and his team worked for the next several years on this project and in May 1891 produced the first working prototype of the Kinetoscope.
  • The first coloured image

    The first coloured image
    Gabriel Lippmann of the Sorbonne succeeds in producing a coloured image directly in the camera from one exposure, using the principle of light interference first investigated by Newton. For this Lippmann received the Nobel Prize for physics in 1908. The process required long exposures, and results could not be copied, however
  • kinetoscopic camera

    Thomas Edison patents the "kinetoscopic camera “it is an early motion picture exhibition camera .In 1891, the Edison company successfully demonstrated the Kinetoscope, which enabled one person at a time to view moving pictures.
  • The Linked Ring

    The Linked Ring
    The Linked Ring (also known as "The Brotherhood of the Linked Ring") A society dedicated to the furthering of artistic photography. The members sought impressionistic images, often by using various manipulated printing and other techniques. Soft visual effects were often preferred.
  • Invention of the flash-bulb

    Invention of the flash-bulb
    The flash-bulb is invented, a glass bulb filled with magnesium-coated metal ribbon, ignited electrically.
  • Camera Notes

    Camera Notes
    Published quarterly by the Camera Club of New York and edited by Alfred Stieglitz, the fountainhead of American art photography.
  • Kodak Folding Pocket

    Kodak Folding Pocket
    1898 - Kodak marketed the Folding Pocket KODAK Camera, now considered the ancestor of all modern roll-film cameras.
  • The Manger- Gertrude Kasebier

    The Manger- Gertrude Kasebier
    This photograph of Kaseiber’s, was sold for $100
  • The Boer War

    The Boer War
    The Boer War (1899-1902) provided a true testing ground for these new cameras, and as a result the war became one of the most photographed wars in history.
  • Kodak introduced first Brownie

    Kodak introduced first Brownie
    1900 - The first of the famous BROWNIE Cameras was introduced.
  • Photo Secession

    Photo Secession
    In 1902 Alfred Stieglitz founded an organization he called the Photo Secession, bringing together a group of photographers working in New York City
  • Ansel Adams: 1902-1984

    Ansel Adams: 1902-1984
    Born in San Francisco, on February 20, 1902, Ansel Adams was an American photographer and environmentalist
  • Films of the Westinghouse Works

    Films of the Westinghouse Works
    1904 hold some of the earliest motion pictures made by industrial work in the United States at the beginning of the twentieth century.
  • The photo postcard

    The photo postcard
    The most of real photo postcard were made a change becuse the gaslight papers they used were too slow for the enlarging process.
  • Derby carriage and wagon works

    Derby carriage and wagon works
    A lifiting shop at a Derby carraige and this was carriages and wagons were lifted wheel bases
  • Father Browne SJ Photographic

    Father Browne SJ Photographic
    He covers the most important collection of Titanic phtogographs during the liner's Father Browne SJ Photographic in Ireland.
  • Vitrical Camera

    Vitrical Camera
    virtically styled camera, multiple projector, 35 mm and sold by 100.00 $.
  • First developed

    First developed
    still first developed of camera that about 35 mm
  • Kodak

    introduce autographs by Kodak camera No.1
  • Straight Photos

    Straight Photos
    Straight Photographs are captured by famous photographer Paul strand in forms, shadows and light.
  • Film Caaettes

    Film Caaettes
    In European made special film cassettes by 35 mm
  • Book Photos

    the bloody War of Independence 1919-1921 collecting photos in book about people, places, cities and country
  • During Civil War

    During Civil War
    Captain Henry Armytage Sanders was a first photographer or cameraman during civil war, he was take activities documents of the New Zealand Division on the Western Front (France and Belgium).
  • Aerial Photos

    George Bourne was the leading photographer in New Zealand by taking the aerial photoes
  • Advertised Photos

    Advertised Photos
    Advertised photos replaced by the drawing of purchases which isn’t unappealing books
  • Telephoto

    Telephoto first transatlantic transmission of photos in laboratory.
  • Civil War photos

    Civil War photos
    Taking four photographs about them posing with their British prison guards during civil war
  • Flashbulb

    Introduce camera flashbulb by general electric.
  • Movie Cinema

    Movie Cinema
    They used one employee for movie cinema and 2 others photographer that not related to movie cinema and worked as a team member
  • First " Null - Serie" small-format 35mm camera

    The first 25 prototypes of a small-format 35mm camera named the "Null-Serie" for test purposes was produced
  • The Leica (Leitz Camera)Brand

    The Leica (Leitz Camera)Brand
    The brand “Leitz Camera” was born in 1924 after Ernst Leitz II decides to bring Oskar Barnack;s 35mm camera to market.
  • Leica I

    Leica I
    The presented of Leica camera with built-in collapsible lens at the Spring Trade Fair in Leipzig. The first small-format enlarger is introduced under the name of FILAR. In the first year 1000 cameras were produced.
  • André Kertész moved to Paris

    André Kertész moved in 1925 to Paris, where he established a successful career as a photojournalist.
  • Albert Renger-Patzsch First book "The choir stalls of Cappenberg"

    Albert Renger-Patzsch published his own first book of photographs in 1925 .
  • Albert Renger-Patsch's first exhibit

    In 1927, Albert Renger-Patsch had his first larger exhibit in Lübeck,
  • Andre Kertesz's first exhibition "Au Sacre du Printemps"

    Kertész held his first landmark exhibition Au Sacre du Printemps in Paris
  • Albert Renger-Patsch's Second book "Die Welt ist schön" [The World is Beautiful]

    In1928, Albert Renger-Patsch book "Die Welt ist schön" [The World is Beautiful]
  • The first Leica camera with interchangeable threaded mount and three vest pocket lenses and The Optical Factory

    The first Leica camera with interchangeable threaded mount and three vest pocket lenses is launched. The Lehr-Atelier is set up in the optical factory Ernst Leitz in Wetzlar to introduce researchers, technicians, journalists and scientists to the advantages of small-format photography in both theory and practice.
  • The Leica II

    The Leica II
    The Leica II with coupled rangefinder and built-in viewfinder is made available for the first time. Additional screw-mount lenses enter the market. Leica photographers now have seven vest pocket lenses with standardized thread at their disposal. The Leica II with the serial number 100,000 is manufactured.
  • Henri Cartier

    Henri Cartier
    Henri Cartier-Bresson work was first shown in the Julien Levy Gallery in NYC. It was initially called antigraphic photography.
  • David Anderson

    David Anderson
    Mr. Anderson was a member of the Professional Photographers of America, serving on its council. By 1934 he began to operate his studio at the North Dakota Agricultural College in Morrill Hall. The college granted him office space in exchange for campus photographic work.
  • Walter H. Schramm

    Walter H. Schramm
    Walter H. Schramm In 1934 he came to Fargo and opened Genelli Studio. In 1936 he was associated for a short time with Alfred Chial, the business called Chial-Genelli Studio. He advertised that he used “The Mirror Way, its the most modern method in photography today, exclusively owned.”
  • Kodachrome Film

    Kodachrome Film
    Kodachrome Film was introduced and became the first commercially successful amateur color film. It was initially offered in 16 mm format for motion pictures; 35 mm slides and 8 mm home movies followed in 1936
  • Farm Security Administration

    Farm Security Administration
    Farm Security Administration Founded (known as the Resettlement Administration until 1937) One of the FSA's tasks, assigned to the Historic Section, was photographic and sociological documentation of the work of the RA providing pictorial information on rural and small-town living conditions.
  • Life Magazine

    Life Magazine
    Life magazine is first published. It goes on to become perhaps the most significant image-oriented publication of the 20th century.
  • Dorothea Lange

    Dorothea Lange
    The woman was the mother of seven children and on the brink of starvation. The editor informed federal authorities and published an article that included Lange's images. As a result, the government rushed a shipment of 20,000 lbs. of food to the camp. The photos' wider impact included influencing John Steinbeck in the writing of his novel The Grapes of Wrath.
  • Auschwitz-Birkenau "The Death Factory"

    Auschwitz-Birkenau "The Death Factory"
    At Auschwitz, which was a crystallized prussic acid established by the Soviet Army. People were dropped into the death chamber from a small opening. It took from 3 to 15 minutes to kill the people in the death chamber, depending on the climatic conditions. they knew the people were dead because their screaming stopped.
  • Kodacolor Film

    Kodacolor Film
    Kodacolor Film for prints, the world's first true color negative film, was announced. Kodak's Rochester plants were awarded the U.S. Army-Navy "E" for high achievement in the production of equipment and films for the war effort.
  • Russian Galina Sankova

    Russian Galina Sankova-photojournalist and documentarian, photographs Russian children in German concentration camps, during WWII, in a body of work entitled "On the Trail of Horror". One of the most predominant Russian Female Photographers of her time.
  • Jay Maisel

    Jay Maisel
    He is a famous modern photographer. His photos are simple, and he doesn’t use complex lighting or fancy cameras.

    The company introduced KODAK Photo Resist, designed for making photolithographic printing plates.The business was sold to Union Carbide Corporation in 1987.

    KODAK TRI-X Film, a high-speed black-and-white film was introduced.
  • LEICA M3

    LEICA M3
    Is one of the best-selling cameras in 1954. LEICA M3 offers more precise focus for use with lenses like the 50mm than any other LEICA. Moreover, Leica has made lenses from 16mm through 400mm for use with the M3.
  • Faith and Confidence

    Faith and Confidence
    This photo was taken by the photographer William Beall for Washington Daily news.
  • Underwater Camera development

    Underwater Camera development
    In 1960, underwater camera was developed This camera was originally produced for the U.S Navy, but has become a very popular type of camera for many underwater lovers.
  • Instant Color Film (Polaroid Land Camera)

    Instant Color Film (Polaroid Land Camera)
    Polacolor pack film was introduced for Polaroid Land Camera. The process was pulling two tabs from the camera, the second of which pulled the “film sandwich” through the rollers to create the picture.
  • First color instant film by Polaroid

    First color instant film by Polaroid
    In 1963, the Polacolor pack film was introduced by Land, and this made it possible to take instant color pictures.
  • First purpose-built underwater, the Nikoson

    First purpose-built underwater, the Nikoson
    the first ever purpose-built underwater camera – Nikonos – was introduced, reacting to the increased interest in underwater photography.
  • Instamatic camera by kodak

    Instamatic camera by kodak
    The line of KODAK INSTAMATIC Cameras was introduced, featuring easy-to-use cartridge-loading film, which eventually brought amateur photography to new heights of popularity.
  • William Wegman

    William Wegman
    William Wegman begins photographing his Weimaraner, Man Ray
  • 110-format cameras introduced by Kodak

    110-format cameras introduced by Kodak
    110-format cameras introduced by Kodak with a 13x17mm frame
  • C-41 color negative process

    C-41 color negative process
    In 1973, C-41 color negative process was introduced to replace C-22.
  • C-41 color negative

    C-41 color negative
    C-41 color negative process introduced, replacing C-22
  • 6th of October

    6th of October
    war between Egypt and Israel
  • The Brown Sisters

    The Brown Sisters
    Nixon’s ongoing series of family portraits called The Brown Sisters.
  • Silver Meditations

    Silver Meditations
    This Photograph is called Silver Meditations which was published in 1975 by Jerry Uelsmann.
  • Seascapes

    In 1978, a Japanese photographer named Hiroshi Sugimoto started working on seascapes.
  • University of Calgary Fairchild All-Sky Camera

    University of Calgary Fairchild All-Sky Camera
    The University of Calgary Canada ASI Science Team created the first operational digital camera which called the Fairchild All-Sky camera.
  • Sony MAVICA Electronic Camera

    Sony MAVICA Electronic Camera
    Sony held a conference revealing prototype of the company's first still video camera the Magnetic Video Camera (Mavica).
  • Kodacolor VR 1000

    Kodacolor VR 1000
    Kodak introduced the fastest color print film ever made.
  • Luigi Colani

    Luigi Colani
    In 1980s, Colani started work for Canon the leading camera manufacturer of the day. In 1986 Luigi Colani created the T90 Canon camera which became the world famous camera.
  • The KODAK Disc 4000

    The KODAK Disc 4000
    In 1988 the Kodak company introduced KODAK Disc 4000 camera that uses the Kodacolor HR Disc Film.
  • Kurdistan: In the Shadow of History

    Kurdistan: In the Shadow of History
    Susan Meiselas a woman photographer produced a photo book of some features and aspects of Kurdish history and culture in black and white photos and hand coloured pictures since 1991.

    Nikon F4 camera was flown into space on board the Space Shuttle Discovery in September 1991.
  • Coolscan

    CoolScan by Nikon.
  • Adobe Photoshop

     Adobe Photoshop
    1.0 Adobe Photoshop was released for Ms-Dos
  • SanDisk

    SanDisk created a compact flash card .
  • photographic system

     photographic system
    In 1996 an advanced photographic system was released in the camera filming.
  • Espson

    Seiko Epson introduce Espson stylus photo injek printer , it was with six colored ink and micropiezo imaging in 1997
  • D1 2.7

    D1 2.7
    In 1999 Nikon announced the D1 2.7
  • J.phone

    In 2000 there was phone that integrates with camera that was introduced by J.phone
  • Polaroid

    In 2001, Polaroid goes bankrupt.
  • photo printer

     photo printer
    Kodak 8500 photo printer was introduced & it was a thermal desktop printer
  • Photo bucket website

    Photo bucket website
    Photo bucket publishing image was founded in 2003.
  • Vintage Camera Museum

    Vintage Camera Museum
    This camera is one of the best cameras in 1955 which has a lot of interesting features.