The History of the Camera

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First Camera Image (1816)

1816

Joseph Nicéphore

Daguerreotypes and Calotypes (1836)

1836

Louis-Jacques Mandé Daguerre

Dry Plates (1855)

1855

Richard Leach Maddox

Kodak for Sale (1888)

1888

George Eastman

Leica Camera (1925)

1925

Oskar Barnack

First Practical Reflex Camera (1928)

1928

Paul Franke

Canon 35mm (For Sale in Japan, 1936)

1936

Polaroid Model 95 (1948)

1948

Edwind Land

First Flash Camera (1960)

1960

First Digital Camera (1975)

1975

Steven Sasson

Analog Electronic Cameras (1986)

1986

by Sony

First Commercially Sold Digital Camera (Sold in Japan, 1989)

1989

DS-X by Fuji

First Digital SLR (1999)

1999

by Nikon

Nearly All Cell Phones have Cameras (2010)

2010

Philippe Kahn