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How Your Phone Changed Photography, Forever. Five ways the digital camera changed us. Photography firm Kodak has run into hard times, with critics suggesting it has failed to effectively adapt to digital.

Five ways the digital camera changed us

But four decades ago Kodak was credited with building the first digital camera, an innovation that has changed the world. The first was a box the size of a small coffee machine with a cassette stuck to the side. Little did anyone know when it took its first image in 1975 that this Heath Robinson-esque prototype would nearly obliterate the market for camera film and turn us all into potential Robert Doisneaus or Henri Cartier-Bressons, recording everything from the banal to the beautiful on our mobile phones. Steven Sasson invented that boxy first digital camera for Kodak. But the company has struggled to fully profit from its invention, and with its share price plunging last year there has been growing disquiet about the company's prospects.

Now, according to Samsung, 2.5 billion people around the globe have a digital camera. But how have digital cameras changed us? A Complete History of the Camera Phone. Cameras in phones are ubiquitous.

A Complete History of the Camera Phone

Few of us see the need to carry a dedicated device for taking photos or videos anymore, and digital camera sales have slumped. But how did we get here? Let’s take a look at the history of the camera phone. Samsung Sharp built the first camera phone The first cell phone with a built-in camera was manufactured by Samsung and released in South Korea in June of 2000. There’s a strong argument that the first real camera phone was produced by Sharp and released in Japan by J-Phone (now SoftBank Mobile) in November of 2000. First U.S. camera phone – Sanyo SCP-5300 It was November 2002 before the U.S. adopted the crazy Japanese trend with the Sanyo SCP-5300 on Sprint. By the end of 2003, camera phones were really taking off in the U.S. and over 80 million had already been sold worldwide. 1.3MP arrives with Audiovox PM8920 Continuing to push the camera phone trend, Sprint released the PM8920 in July of 2004.

Rare Historical Photos - And the story behind them... Ted's Photographics - The History of Photography - Timeline and History. History of Photography Timeline. Ancient times: Camera obscuras used to form images on walls in darkened rooms; image formation via a pinhole 16th century: Brightness and clarity of camera obscuras improved by enlarging the hole inserting a telescope lens 17th century: Camera obscuras in frequent use by artists and made portable in the form of sedan chairs 1727: Professor J.

History of Photography Timeline

Schulze mixes chalk, nitric acid, and silver in a flask; notices darkening on side of flask exposed to sunlight. Accidental creation of the first photo-sensitive compound. 1800: Thomas Wedgwood makes "sun pictures" by placing opaque objects on leather treated with silver nitrate; resulting images deteriorated rapidly, however, if displayed under light stronger than from candles. 1816: Nicéphore Niépce combines the camera obscura with photosensitive paper 1826: Niépce creates a permanent image 1834: Henry Fox Talbot creates permanent (negative) images using paper soaked in silver chloride and fixed with a salt solution.

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History of Cameras: Illustrated Timeline

Everything started with the camera obscura, and continued with Daguerreotypes, 35mm cameras, digital cameras and camera phones. Photo by Andrew Illarionov Now we offer you to learn more about the photo cameras ‘way’ through ages and generations of photographers. Due to the popularity of this post, it was updated by Chris Ford. The first pinhole camera (also called the Camera Obscura) was invented by Alhazen (Ibn Al-Haytham).

The Daguerreotype Camera was announced by the French Academy of Sciences. The first American patent issued in photography to Alexander Wolcott for his camera. The panoramic camera patented by Thomas Sutton. Oliver Wendell Holmes invents stereoscope viewer. George Eastman patents Kodak roll-film camera. First mass-marketed camera – the Brownie was presented by Eastman. The Raisecamera (travel camera) was invented. History of photography.