History Of Photography• The history of photography commenced with the invention and development of the camera and the creation of permanent images starting with Thomas Wedgwood in 1790 and culminating in the work of the French inventor Joseph Nicéphore Niépce in 1826.
Frederic Scott Archer Invented the collodion process-1854• Invented by Frederic Scott Archer• In the 1850s• Wet collodion photographic process produced a glass negative and a beautifully detailed print.• Dry collodion photographic method that used a glass plate coated with a light-sensitive gelatinous emulsion
Wet Plate Collodion
Dry Plate Collodion
George Eastman Invented Roll Film-1884• born in 1854, and was an American inventor who created the Kodak.• Invents flexible, paper-based photographic roll film• Kodak was the first mass market camera
Brownie Camera-1900• First mass-marketed camera• Simple to use and affordable, able to be used by anyone• was a very basic cardboard box camera with a simple meniscus lens that took 2¼- inch square pictures on 117 roll film.
First 35mm still camera invented-• Invented by Oskar Barnack 1913• Produced high quality enlargements• It was on hold for several years due to World War I• Eventually the camera was put into production as the Leica I (for Leitz camera) in 1925.
35mm still camera-1913
Edwin Land Polaroid Camera- 1948• Produced self developed, instant photos• Land was the American inventor and physicist whose one-step process for developing and printing photographs created a revolution in photography - instant photography.• All fifty-seven cameras and all of the film were sold on the first day
The first digital camera-1975• Invented by Steve Sasson• a camera that would capture images using a CCD imager and digitize the captured scene and store the digital info on a standard cassette• took 23 seconds to record the digitized image to the cassette• The camera weighed 8 pounds, recorded black and white images to a cassette tape, had a resolution of 0.01 megapixel (10,000 pixels)
The first digital Camera-1975
How has the evolution of the camera affect photojournalism?• Since the invention of the camera many photojournalists have been documenting the world around them whether it is for the public or personal. Photojournalists have shared many important photos and documents that share history and important stories. With the evolution of the camera and the different ways of taking pictures and combining it with wonderful stories photojournalism has teach us so much about the world we live in.
How has the evolution of the camera affect photojournalism?• Many inventors of cameras have been important to the expanding of photojournalism because as the years have passed they have been making and updating cameras as much as possible. From wet and dry plate collodion to the digital era where we have cameras that can take pictures in seconds, develop pictures, effects and much more. Now that technology is constantly changing photojournalism has expanded in many different including blogs, articles and the media. With technology advancing the history of photojournalism will also evolve.