History Of Photography

By Jenah L
  • First Camera

    Joseph Nicéphore Niépce took the very first picture with his "Camera Obscura". The photo was taken by having the shutter left open for eight hours and faded shortly after. This invention has made it possible for people to take "short term" pictures.
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  • Louis Daguerre's first daguerreotype

    Louis created the very first daguerreotype, also known as the first image that did not fade shortly after taking it. However this did need at lest 30 minutes of light exposer before it appeared. His addition has improved the way people can take pictures. He has made it possible to keep the image visable.
  • William Henry Talbot patents the Calotype process

    Talbot created a process to make the first every negative photos. This process has made it possible to make many multiple copies of pictures. His improvement was very effective on the world of photography. Because of William people are now able to make copies of a picture.
  • William Henry Talbot works on the Calotype process

    With this improvement the photo that is taken only needs three to four seconds of light exposer. This will improve the amount of time it takes for the picture to show up. Now you won't have to wait so long to see your picture.
  • Panoramic camera created - the Sutton.

    With this new patened design you can see a larger view all at once. This made it easier to cature broader things. This was a great improvement to the camera.
  • Photographs and photographic negatives are added.

    With the new photographic negatives the pictures can be protected by copy rights. This would help to keep track of who took the pictures, and give the person credit.
  • Richard Leach Maddox invented the gelatin dry plate silver bromide process

    This process provided to negative pictures. It ment that negatives no longer had to be developed. Thia helped people save time and are able to see thier picturs faster.
  • George Eastman created the first Kodak roll-film camera.

    Eastman's invention helped the world by making photography more accessible to people, and more economical. He was a great improvement in the world of photography.
  • First mass marketed camera- the Brownie

    The brownie was a low-cost photography and introduced the concept of the snapshot. The first Brownie, introduced 1900, It was a very basic cardboard box camera with a simple meniscus lens.
  • The company called Kodak invents Kodachrome color film

    Kodaks color film made pictures more vivid and exciting to look at. This improvement has been a huge step for people now that they are able to see pictures in color and not in black and white.
  • Edwin H. Land invents the Polaroid.

    This was a camera that develops its own snapshots instantly. Considering that it can give you the photo instantly i think this was a great improvement made to photography.
  • Acamera is invented for the navy.

    This camera was invented for the US Navy to that withstand extreme depths underwater. This definatly helped the navy to keep track of things with photos.
  • The Polorid now has color film

    The well known camera, the Polorid, now comes with colored film. This has now put a colored picture at your fingertips!
  • Konica introduces first point-and-shoot, autofocus camera

    This camera had an auto focus. This ment that it can focus on its own.
  • Sony demonstrates the Sony Mavica

    This is the world’s first digital electronic still camera. Digital photography and television images are related to the same technology. This camera could project on a television monitor or color printer.
  • Kodak released the first professional digital camera

    With this new and improved digital camera was very useful to many people. it was definatly a great addition to the camera.
  • Camera Phones!!!

    Japane Sharp’s J-SH04 introduced the world’s first camera phone. This was a very useful device on a phone. Now you dont have to bring a camera every where you can just use your phone.
  • The Canon EOS 5D is launched

    This is first consumer-priced full-frame digital camera with many advances. This made pictures more real and enjoyable.