The first ever photograph taken by Niépce in 1826 or 1827. The month was unknown
Beginning of Photography
1830 - 1831
The beginning of photography started in the late 1830s by Nicéphore Niépce. The month was unknown.
News of Invention
1839 - 1840
News of Daguerre and Talbots inventions were popular in Britain first, and by 1839 they reaching the US.
The Open Door
1843 - 1844
Daguerre started to loose interest after his invention. However Fox Talbot was invested since the beginning. He saw it as an art. This photo called the open door in 1843 was a calotype in salted paper print. He had it as an example of early beginnings of a new art.
Mexican American War
1846 - 1848
The Mexican American War was the first war photographed. The photographer was unknown.
1853 - 1856
The Crimean War was a small French dispute and was and easier war to capture for photography and get the most out of. Roger Fenton was the photographer of this war.
Kodak sells their first camera
1888 - 1889
Kodak started to sell their first commercial cameras for their company.
1939 - 1940
Daguerre applied for a patent to profit off of his invention
1941 - 1942
Fox Talbot applied for a patent to profit off of his invention as well.
First camera phone
2000 - Present
This isn't in the time frame of the dates for class, but the camera phone is something that is technologically improved since it came out. It has made major improvements with devices such as Iphones and Samsung devices.