Invented by Alhazen Ibn-Al-Haytham a who was able to explain why the picture was upside down.
Joseph Niepce invents fist photographic image but needed 8 hours of exposure and later faded
Louise Daguerre invents the first fixed image that did not fade and only required 30 min. of exposure.
The Sutton Panoramic camera was patented
Richard Leach Maddox invents the gelatin dry plate silver bromide process, negatives dont need to be developed immediately.
George Eastman invent flexible paper based film for cameras.
The Brownie bacomes the first mass marketed camera.
The first ever 35 mm camera is developed
Chester Carlson gets the patent for the first electric photography
Polaroid introduces first colour film
First picture of the earth from the moon
sony invents the first consumer camera
Announces photo cd as a digital image storage medium
Japan introduces the first camera phone.
Kodak stops production of film cameras
Canon EOS 5D, first consumer-priced full-frame digital SLR, with a 24x36mm CMOS sensor for $3000;