In today’s day and age cameras are no longer the luxury that they used to be. From taking screenshots, selfies or normal pictures, cameras have been made more accessible. Let’s explore the timeline of these devices!
1. Camera Obscura
Created in 1500, it has been monumental in the development of photography.
2. Daguerreotype Camera
Announced in 1839, to be the first publically used photographing process.
3. The Megaskop
In 1844, the first device created to take a panoramic image.
4. Kodak Brownie
Created in 1900 for the purpose of lower-cost photography, and led to the snapshot.
5. The Raise Camera
Discovered in 1900, the first lightweight and portable camera.
6. The Leica 1
Created in 1925, the first portable camera to use 35mm film.
7. The Duaflex
In 1947, the first compact SLR with adapted eye level viewfinder.
8. Polaroid Model 95
In 1947, led to the invention of Polaroid photography.
9. The Kodak Digital Camera
Created in 1975, it recorded black and white images on a cassette tape.
10. The Quicksnap
Invented in 1986 by Fuji, the first disposable camera.
11. Kodak DCS SLR
In 1991, it was the first professional digital camera on sale.
12. Sharp J-Sho4 The first camera phone. Making travelling easier than ever!