March 31, 2020
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ARTS 1301 timeline
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1685: Johann Zahn publishes the first design of a camera. Known as the "Artificialis Teledioptricus Sive Telescopium."
1827: Heliography, the world’s first photographic process, invented by Nicephore Niepce.
1900: The Kodak Brownie camera. The first portable/mass market camera.
1948: Edwin Land Invents the first polaroid camera. It can print a picture automatically as it develops within a minute.
1981: The development of the world's first digital camera, the Sony Mavica.
2000: The world's first camera phone.
1839: Louis Daguerre, the Daguerreotype camera: used an iodine sensitive silver plate that was curated with mercury vapor to make photographs that didn't fade.
1848: The beginning of Photojournalism. First used in France during the Crimean War.
1835: Henry Fox Talbot invented the method of spreading a gelatine emulsion on paper, known as a Celluloid Roll Film
1888: The company KODAK mass produces the camera with Celluloid film to be more accessible to the public.
1888: The Roundhay Garden Scene the first motion picture film.
1851: Fredrick Scott Archer invents "The Collodion Process". The process reduces light exposure time to merely just 2-3 seconds.
1978: Konica introduces the first autofocus, point-and-shoot camera.
1984: Canon produces the first digital electronic still camera.
1843:The first advertisement with a photograph published in Philadelphia.
1865: Photographs are added to be protected under the copyright law.
1871: Richard Leach Maddox invents the gelatin dry plate silver bromide process. Photo negatives now no longer have to be developed immediately.
1913: First 35mm still camera is developed.
1927: General Electric invents the modern flash bulb.
1850: Start of the Civil War
1812: The War of 1812
1917: The U.S. enters WWI
1910: World War I Begins
1940: World War II Begins
1960: Beginning of the Civil Rights Movement
2001: 9/11, Attack on Twin Towers
1848: Gold is discovered in California Begins Western Gold Rush
1860: Abraham Lincoln is elected president of the United States
1863: The Emancipation Declaration frees slaves
1865: Abraham Lincoln is assassinated
1903: The Wright brothers' first flight
1920: the 19th ammendment is ratified. Women gain the right to vote.
1929: Stock Market crash, beginning of the Great Depression
1962: The Cuban Missile Crisis
1969: The First Moon Landing
1865: Beginning of the Reconstruction Era
1876: Alexander Graham Bell invents the telephone
1941: Pearl Harbor is bombed, The U.S. enters WWII
1965: March on Washington
Joseph Nicéphore Niépce, View from the Window at Le Gras, 1826, Photograph
Roger Fenton, General Pierre Bosquet of France gives orders to his men, 1855, Photograph
Ansel Adams, Clearing Winter Storm, 1938, Photograph
Richard Avedon, A Fable in 24 Episodes, 1995, Photograph
Dorothea Lange, Migrant Mother, 1936, Photograph
Louis Le Prince, The Roundhay Garden Scene, 1888, Motion Picture
Lewis Hine, Cotton Mill Girl, 1908, Photograph
Alfred Eisenstaedt, V-J Day in Times Square, 1945, Photograph
Harold Edgerton, Milk Drop Coronet, 1957, Photograph
Yousuf Karsh, Winston Churchill, 1941, Photograph
1963: Polaroid introduces the instant color film
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