Camera Timeline

Timeline created by petersen16
  • First Portable Camera

    First Portable Camera
    The protable camera was built by an Irish scientist Rober Boyle and his assistan Roberrt Hooke. It was made out of leather but they did not take pictures with it for the first few years.
  • The prtable camera in use

    The prtable camera in use
    The first portable camera that was small enough to operate was now used. It contained a 20ft roll of photographic paper. that time there was no way to preserve the images produced by such cameras except by manually tracing them. However, it had long been known that various substances were bleached or darkened or otherwise changed by exposure to light
  • Photo-sensitive compound

    Photo-sensitive compound
    Professor J. Schulze starts of by mixing chalk, nitric acid, and silver in a flask. In the process of this he notices darkening on the side of flask exposed to sunlight. This was an Accidental creation of the first photo-sensitive compound.
  • First Photograph

    First Photograph
    Joseph Nicéphore Niépce took the first photograph by coating a pewter plate with bitumen and exposing the plate to light.
  • Invents Photography

    Invents Photography
    The French inventor Nicéphore Niépce was most known as one of the inventors of photography and a pioneer in the field. He is most noted for producing the world's first known photograph. he used a non-lens contact-printing "heliographic process",Later it was destroyed. His first photo taken was of nature.
  • Finally becomes Permanent

    Finally becomes Permanent
    First permanent photograph was made! It was a picture of nature. The photo is hard to see because back then they did not have the kind of stuff we do now.
  • Wooden Cameras

    Wooden Cameras
    William Henry Fox Talbot’s Mousetrap Cameras make the first Photogenic drawings' on paper sensitized with silver chloride. They are simple wood box cameras with Brass barrel single lens referred to as mouse traps, coined by his wife. It has a sliding wood plate to hold the sensitized paper.
  • Underwater Photography begins

    Underwater Photography begins
    The first underwater photographs were taken in the waters of Dorset in the UK by William Thompson in 1856. They showed seaweed and rocks. The first underwater camera flood occurred on the same day. The images were taken on an early version of a pole cam, not while scuba diving.
  • First Digital Camera

    First Digital Camera
    Steve Sasson built the first digital camera at Eastman Kodak. The camera was not very practical. The camera recorded black and white images to a cassette tape, had a resolution of just 0.01 megapixels and took about 23 seconds to capture an image.
  • Kodaks Waterproof camera

    Kodaks Waterproof camera
    Kodak announced its latest additions to be exhibited at CES 2011 which included its first waterproof camera, rugged pocket camcorder and a 3D photo printing service. The cost is $149. It has a built-in front-mirror for self-portraits.