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the History of Photography

Camera obscura (around 1000 AD)

It shows an image upside down, but doesn’t hold it on paper.

First known photography in the world (summer 1827).

It was made with the sun print system, taken by Joseph Nicephore Niepce.

Joseph Nicephore Niepces camera.

The Daguerreotype camera was invented by Louis Daguerre using copper plates. This is the first practical way of making an image stuck on a paper, requiring under 30 minutes of light exposure.

Calotype camera was the first camera which made negative pictures providing for multiple copies.  It was invented by Henry Fox Talbot.

Georg Eastman was the founder of Kodak, inventing roll-film cameras, Kodak film and mass market cameras, “point and shoot” was the motto.

The electronic video camera tube was invented in the 1920s, starting a line of development that eventually resulted in digital cameras, which largely supplanted film cameras after the turn of the 21st century.

A digital camera is a camera  that takes videos or photographs, or both, digitally recording images via an elecrtonic image sensor.

Modern camera!!


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