Product Evolution Timeline

  • The Daguerreotype Camera

    The Daguerreotype Camera
    Created and named after Louis Daguerre. The Daguerreotype camera was the first public available photographic process. Thes camera was widely used in the 1840s and the 1850s.
  • The Panoramic Camera

    The Panoramic Camera
    Tomas Sutton created the Panoramic which looked like a curved, handheld camera from the back side.
  • Kodak roll-film camera

    Kodak roll-film camera
    George Eastman created this simple and cheap camera in the late 1880s and it was a big black box with a lens in the front of the camera.
  • The Brownie

    The Brownie
    The Brownie was also introduced by Eastman and was similar to the Kodak roll film camera. This camera was mass produced and was on sale until 1960s.
  • The Raise Camera

    The Raise Camera
    This camera was a travel camera and it had three versions, the Furror, Excelsior, and Meteor. This camera was the most desirable camera for landscape photography.
  • The Candid Camera

    The Candid Camera
    Created by Oskar Barnack, this camera was the first 35mm still camera. It was commonly used in films.
  • Rolleiflex Twin Lens Reflex

    Rolleiflex Twin Lens Reflex
    These cameras were known for their exceptional build quality, reliability, superior optics and small size
  • Zeis Ikon Super Ikonta

    Zeis Ikon Super Ikonta
    This was a very big camera that was created for 120 roll film.
  • Polaroid Camera

    Polaroid Camera
    Edwin Land invented the Polaroid Camera and when it captured a picture it would print the image out.
  • Konica C35 AF

    Konica C35 AF
    Konica created the first point-and-shoot, and autofocus camera.
  • Sony Mavica

    Sony Mavica
    Sony introduces the first digital electronic still camera. Images were able to be displayed to a television monitor or color printer.
  • Digital Camera System

    Digital Camera System
    Kodak introduced its first digital camera system. It had a modified camera with a 1.3-megapixel sensor.
  • Apple QuickTake 100

    Apple QuickTake 100
    One of the first digital cameras that worked with a home computer via a serial cable.
  • Camera Phone

    Camera Phone
    The world's first camera phone was introduced in Japan by Sharp's J-SH04
  • Canon EOS 5D

    Canon EOS 5D
    A DSLR with a 24x36mm CMOS Sensor.