History of Photography

Timeline created by james bozich
  • The Brownie Camera is introduced

    The Brownie Camera is introduced
    The brownie camera made photography affordable to the common man. The camera was $1, and each film roll was 15 cents. Not only did it make photrography more afforable, it changed the format of traditional photography.
  • Phtoto Succesion movement

    Phtoto Succesion movement
    Alfred Steiglitz led the first large photography movement, thought that people should recognize photography as an art.
  • National Geographic Starts using Photos

    National Geographic Starts using Photos
    Previous to 1905, National Geographic did not use prints of photos in thier maginzine. They were on the verge of bankruptcy, when they introduced 11 pages of phtograps in the magazine. Their subscribers sky rocketed.
  • Child Labor Laws

    Child Labor Laws
    Lewis Hine is hired by the National Child Labor Committee to take photographs of working children- his images led to the inactment of child labor laws throughout the country.
  • Alfred Stieglitz takes "The Steerage"

    Alfred Stieglitz takes "The Steerage"
    Considered one of the greatest photographs of all time because it captures in a single image both a formative document of its time and one of the first works of artistic modernism.
  • Edward Curtis

    Edward Curtis
    The first volume of "The North American Indian" was published by Edward Curtis
  • Kinemacolor

    Kinemacolor
    kinemacolor was the first sucessfulcolor motion picture process, used commercially from 1908 to 1914