the camera, from a dark box to the digital era

Timeline created by jproffesional
In Film
  • 350

    aristotles uses the concept of the pinhole camera to safelly observe a solar eclipse

    aristotles uses the concept of the pinhole camera to safelly observe a solar eclipse
    aristotles observes the sun during a partial solar eclipse using the concept of a pinhole camera.
  • 400

    camera obscura

    camera obscura
    in 400 BC Mo-Ti makes a mention of the pinhole camera
  • johann zhan

    johann zhan
    johann invented the very first portable camera obscura.
  • kodak starts to make the so called brownie camera which is a simple brown box

    kodak starts to make the so called brownie camera which is a simple brown box
    in february 1900 kodak makes the brownie camera which the first massproduced camera
  • the 35 mm camera is made

    the 35 mm camera is made
    the 35 mm camera is made and produced
  • kodak massproduces the kodacolor negative film

    kodak massproduces the kodacolor negative film
    kodak massproduces the kodacolor negative film
  • edwin land

    edwin land
    edwin land markets the polaroid camera
  • the polaroid instant film is introduced

    the polaroid instant film is introduced
    the instant film is faster then having to take a roll of film to develop
  • a picture of earth is taken from the moon

    a picture of earth is taken from the moon
  • Konica introduces first point-and-shoot, autofocus camera

    Konica introduces first point-and-shoot, autofocus camera
    konica first introduces the point and shoot camera with auto foucus
  • photo cd

    photo cd
    kodak introduces the photo cd system
  • the first digital camera

    the first digital camera
    the applequicktake 100 is introduced to the public
  • polaroid stops

    polaroid stops
    one of the biggest instant film mass producers stop producing after a lack of purchases and popularity and rise of the digital era