If your eye is a window to your soul, then your camera is surely a doorway to your heart?- Stephen Jeremy Maxwell Bray
What is a Camera?~A device for recording visual images in the form of photographs, movie film, or video signals.
Types of Cameras~SLR=Single Lens Reflex~DSLR=Digital Single Lens Reflex~P&S=Point and shoot cameras
SLR and DSLR CamerasGives the photographer the Freedom to take picture that most point and shoot cameras cant do.
First Camera and Image~First photographic image was taken with a "Camera Obscura" (1814) -Shutter was open for eight hours and faded shortly afterwards -Was taken by Frenchman Joseph Nicephore Niepce
1843- The first advertisement using a photograph is made in Philadelphia
1859-The panoramic camera is patented in Sutton
1884-Flexible, paper based photographic film is invented by company "Eastman"
1913-1914-The first 35mm still camera is developed
1954-Eastman Kodak develops hi-speed tri-x film
1968-The first ever literally "out of this world"
1978-Konica invents the point and shoot autofocus camera
*Our disposable camera is equivalent to the box cameras
*Most photographers want their perfection in their work, rather than their equipment
*Every camera does the work it is designed to do, but maybe not to the same quality wanted
Your camera should become an extension of your heart. This means that it must fit comfortably with your lifestyle, be responsive rather than a burden, understand your moods, always be reliable and ever at the service of your soul.-Stephen Jeremy Maxwell Bray
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