The daguerreotype was appositive black and white image on a mirror polished, silver plated copper sheet
within a year of invention this invention was used all over the world.
although it came to end due to it only being able to make on copy
First American patent issued in photography to Alexander Wolcott for his camera.
William Henry Fox Talbot introduces the calotype, a further refinement of his negative-to-positive process. The calotype process greatly increased the photographic sensitivity of the negative and reduced the necessary exposure time in the camera to seconds.
The studio of Southworth and Hawes creates daguerreotypes of early operations using ether as an anethesia at Massachusetts General Hospital. Early medical photography included documentation of operations and pathology views.
African American Series
J.T. Zealy takes a series of daguerreotypes of African American slaves for Louis Agassiz
Panoramic camera, called the Sutton, is patented
Oliver Wendell Holmes invents stereoscope viewer. Allowed journalists to enlarge images
Silver gelatin paper becomes commercially available
Eastman patents Kodak roll-film camera.
Reverend Hannibal Goodwin patents celluloid photographic film.
autochrome the first color process, invented in France
Pictures of family events sent in cards
Was a easily boughten for 1.00
First 35mm still camera is developed.
General Electric invents the modern flash bulb.
Chester Carlson receives a patent for electric photography
Edwin Land launches and markets the Polaroid camera.
The International Museum of Photography opens at the George Eastman House in Rochester, N.Y.
The pictorialist movement flourishes as a photographic style from the late 1860s to the early 1900s.Caroline Haskins Gurrey operated a photographic studio in Honululu and achieved recognition for her pictorialist-style portraits of Hawaii's mixed-race children.
First selfie stick
An early selfie stick. to capture your self portraits
Made it possible for images to be put on a page
Photohighway.com started the first photography site on the internet where photos can be uploaded directly from a digital camera.
The Camera phone was introduced
GoPro, is an American technology company founded in 2002 by Nick Woodman. It manufactures action cameras.
Canon launches the Digital Rebel one of the first affordable DSLR’s aimed at the non-professional market.
Kodak ceases production of film cameras
Steve jobs announces the iPhone
Canon announced the largest CMOS image sensor ever made. The new sensor measures 202mm by 205mm. It is about 40 times the size of full-frame image sensor and is capable of capturing images using 1/100 of the light a normal professional DSLR.
Iphone camera improvements
Apple introduced a forward-facing camera with FaceTime, a 3.5-inch Retina display, and a 5-megapixel camera with LED flash.
Modern Selfie stick
Wayne Fromm, a Canadian inventor who considers himself the father of the modern selfie stick. Could be used on any phone or camera
It boasts a new autofocus system (utilizing 153 points, 99 of them are cross-type), a 3.2-inch 2.36-million-dot LCD touchscreen and built-in 400 Mbps Ethernet connection. Not only that, but the D5’s ISO range extends up to a hefty 3.28 million.