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  1. 1. Camera Technology Timeline By: Courtney WilliamsImage By: Megan Joplin Image By: Cliff SmithImage Source: Image Source: New-Cameras-From-Canon
  2. 2. 1840-1900 1900 The Raisecamera invented by George Reise2 1888 The Kodak roll-film camera invented by George Eastman2 1861 The stereoscope viewer invented by Oliver Wendell Holmes1 1859 The panoramic camera invented by Thomas Sutton 1
  3. 3. The Panoramic Camera• The panoramic camera was invented by Thomas Sutton in 1859. 1• “ The lens used to make the photograph is also the viewing lens and movable mirror permits both of these functions without having to remove the plate or film”.3• This allows photojournalists to have a camera with a functional lens, making their job easier. Also the camera gave photojournalists better quality images.Image By: ChristieImage Source:
  4. 4. The Stereoscope Viewer• The stereoscope viewer was invented by Oliver Wendell Holmes in 1861. 1• This viewer allowed photojournalists to enlarge photos and makes objects appear larger and more distant.Image By: Bob CottonImage Source: film-2/
  5. 5. Kodak Roll-Film Camera• The Kodak roll-film camera was invented by George Eastman in 1888.2• Eastman invented this camera to help photojournalists have a “cheap and simple” camera available.1Image By: Glenn E. StewartImage Source:
  6. 6. The Raisecamera• The Raisecamera, travel camera, was invented by German Reise in 1900.1• This camera allowed a more travelable camera for photojournalists so they can be more mobile for their job. “Extreme light weight and small dimensions when it is folded made this photo camera most desirable thing”.1Image By: Robert MascellaniImage Source: grandi/reise.html
  7. 7. 1901-1985 1981 The Sony Mavica introduced by Sony2 1978 The Konica C35AF invented by Konica1 1948 The Polaroid camera invented by Edwin Land1 1913/1914 The first 35mm camera invented by Oskar Barnack1
  8. 8. The First 35mm Camera• The first 35mm camera, also known as the “candid camera” was invented by Oskar Barnack in 1913/1914.1• This camera made photojournalists have a camera that was mobile with quality images. It also revolutionized photojournalism by allowing photographers to “take indoor exposures with available light, and candid photographs on the fly” making the photographer’s job quick and simple. 4Image By: Elizabeth AvedonImage Source: leica-revolutionized.html
  9. 9. The Polaroid Camera• The Polaroid Camera was invented by Edwin Land in 1948.1• This camera gave photojournalists the ability to “take a picture and print it in about one minute”. 1 This affected photojournalists by being able to see their photographs quicker and easier.Image By: Bob KarmImage Source:
  10. 10. The Konica C35 AF• The Konica C35 AF was introduced in 1978 by Konica. 1• It is the first point-and-shoot, autofocus. It was also named “Jasupin”.1• This camera allowed photojournalists to take better quality images by having the ability to autofocus. Also the smallness of the camera made photojournalists have less bulky equipment and be more mobile.Image By: Steve HarwoodImage Source:
  11. 11. The Sony Mavica• Sony introduced the Sony Mavica in 1981.2• This camera was the world’s first digital electric still camera.2• The digital camera revolutionized photojournalists by being able to view images instantly after they are taken. No waiting for film to develop allows their job to be faster and easier.Image By: MorioImage Source: .jpg
  12. 12. 1986-Now 2005 The Canon EOS 5D launched by Canon1 1994/1996 The first digital camera available for consumer- level markets2 1991 The first professional digital camera released by Kodak2 1986 The disposable camera introduced by Fuji1
  13. 13. The First Disposable Camera• Fuji introduced the first disposable camera in 1986. 1• The disposable camera was not a first choice for photojournalists, but they were available for single use. Also they were a much more cheaper option for photojournalists.Image By: Akira TakamatuImage Source:
  14. 14. The First Professional Digital Camera• Kodak released the first professional digital camera system (DCS) in 1991.2• It was a modified Nikon F-3 camera with a 1.3 megapixel sensor.• This camera was a great use for photojournalists for having the available viewer on the camera. Not needing film added less equipment and saved much more time. The problem for them was when this camera first came out it was very expensive.Image By: UnknownImage Source: /slr8991.htm
  15. 15. The First Consumer-Market Digital Camera• “The first digital cameras for the consumer-level market that worked with a home computer via a serial cable were the Apple QuickTake 100 camera (February 17 , 1994), the Kodak DC40 camera (March 28, 1995), the Casio QV- 11 (with LCD monitor, late 1995), and Sony’s Cyber-Shot Digital Still Camera (1996)”.2• This camera allowed photojournalists the ability to upload their photographs on to their home computers. They can now work and edit their photos at their home.Image By: Sarah TewImage Source:
  16. 16. The Canon EOS 5D• The Canon EOS 5D was launched in 2005 by Canon. “This is first consumer- priced full-frame digital SLR with a 24x36mm CMOS sensor”.1• The price of the camera allowed photojournalists to be able to afford a digital camera. Again this camera brought a simpler and quicker way to develop and look at their images. It also gave photographers more opportunities to shoot being more mobile as well as photographers being able to edit their work using their computer and looking on to the camera’s screen.Image By: Ashley PomeroyImage Source:
  17. 17. Sources1. By: Times-PicayuneImage Source: