History of PhotojournalismTechnology TimelineNicole Dufresne
Daguerreotype (1837) First commerciallysuccessful photographicprocess Invented by: LouisJacques Mande Daguerre The proc...
Wet-Plate Collodion (1851) Using this process imagesrequired only two or threeseconds of light exposure Invented by: Fre...
Paper Based Photographic Film (1884) The worlds firstcommercial film Invented by: GeorgeEastman It was transparent andf...
Roll Film Camera (1888) This camera would simplifyphotography and make itavailable to everyone, notjust trained photograp...
35mm Still / Leica Camera(1913/1914) Also Known as the “candidcamera” Invented By: Oskar Barnack Camera improved imageq...
Color Film (1935) Also known as“kodakchrome” Introduced by: AmericanKodak - LeopoldMannes and LeopoldGodowsky, Jr Utili...
Polaroid Camera (1948) Pictures could be taken anddeveloped in little more thana minute Cameras were inexpensiveand coul...
Autofocus Camera (1979) automatically determinedproper subject focus anddrive a lens to that focuspoint Invented by: Kon...
Digital Electronic Still Camera(1975) The first digital camera weighed8.5 pounds, was powered by 16AA batteries and recor...
Additional Resources http://inventors.about.com/od/pstartinventions/a/Photography.htm http://inventors.about.com/od/psta...
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  1. 1. History of PhotojournalismTechnology TimelineNicole Dufresne
  2. 2. Daguerreotype (1837) First commerciallysuccessful photographicprocess Invented by: LouisJacques Mande Daguerre The process significantlydecreased the waitingtime necessary for aphoto to be developedfrom 8 hours to around30 minutes The process paved theway for allowing the firstportraits to be takenImage source:http://inventors.about.com/od/weirdmuseums/ig/Illustrated-History-Photograph/Louis-Daguerre.htmImage By: Jean-Baptiste Sabatier-Blot 1844
  3. 3. Wet-Plate Collodion (1851) Using this process imagesrequired only two or threeseconds of light exposure Invented by: FrederickScott Archer The photographer wasable to produce severalprints from one negative Because it was glass andnot paper, wet platescreated a more stable anddetailed negative The process was muchless expensive thanDaguerreotypeImage source:http://www.slate.com/blogs/behold/2012/11/15/harry_taylor_photographs_using_wet_plate_collodion_process_including_tintypes.htmlImage By: Harry Taylor
  4. 4. Paper Based Photographic Film (1884) The worlds firstcommercial film Invented by: GeorgeEastman It was transparent andflexible; could be cut intonarrow strips and usedwhile wound on a spindle Dry film made thedeveloping processincomparably simpler,and could be containedwithin much smaller andlighter cameras Plates no longer had tobe changed manually bythe photographerImage Source:http://todayinsci.com/E/Eastman_George/EastmanDryPlateCoAds1887.htmImage By: Unknown, Advertisement for AmericanStripping Films
  5. 5. Roll Film Camera (1888) This camera would simplifyphotography and make itavailable to everyone, notjust trained photographers Invented by: GeorgeEastman Camera was pre-loadedwith enough film for 100exposures, camera couldeasily be carried andhandheld during itsoperation After the entire roll hadbeen used, film wasdeveloped, prints weremade, new photographicfilm was inserted, andthen the camera andprints were returned tothe customerImage Source:http://inventors.about.com/od/estartinventors/ss/George_Eastman.htmImage By: Unknown, Advertisement for GeorgeEastmans Kodak Camera
  6. 6. 35mm Still / Leica Camera(1913/1914) Also Known as the “candidcamera” Invented By: Oskar Barnack Camera improved imagequality as pictures could bedeveloped horizontally Idea behind the camera wasthat photographers couldreduce the format of filmnegatives and then enlargethe photographs after theyhad been exposed Allowed photojournalists totake pictures on the fly usingavailable light and capturenatural events rather thanstaged photographsImage source: http://striversrowusa.tumblr.com/Image By: Unknown
  7. 7. Color Film (1935) Also known as“kodakchrome” Introduced by: AmericanKodak - LeopoldMannes and LeopoldGodowsky, Jr Utilized three layers ofemulsion coated on asingle base (red, greenand blue) Paved the way for bothcinematography and stillphotography to be shotin colorImage Source:http://frankglencairn.wordpress.com/2012/01/11/sony-fs100-k-tone-picture-profile-everyting-looks-better-on-kodachrome/Image By: Unknown, Advertisement
  8. 8. Polaroid Camera (1948) Pictures could be taken anddeveloped in little more thana minute Cameras were inexpensiveand could be afforded by thegeneral public Invented By: Edwin Land Allowed photojournalists tosee immediately what hadbeen captured and have aphysical printout of theimageImage Source: http://www.polaroid.com/75-yearsImage By: UnknownImage Source:http://www.theinnovationdiaries.com/92/polaroid-history/Image By: Unknown
  9. 9. Autofocus Camera (1979) automatically determinedproper subject focus anddrive a lens to that focuspoint Invented by: Konica This camera represented amajor milestone in thehistory of cameratechnology that paved theway for all present dayautofocus cameras Led to the taking of clearerimages and less work forphotographers and theycould point and shootwithout struggling withmanual focus every timeImage Source:http://www.shutterbug.com/content/classic-cameras-top-20-cameras-all-time-countdown-schneider%E2%80%99s-list-next-five%E2%80%94do-you-agreeImage By: Unknown
  10. 10. Digital Electronic Still Camera(1975) The first digital camera weighed8.5 pounds, was powered by 16AA batteries and recordingimages on a cassette Invented by: Steven J. Sasson Paved the way for a new way ofsharing images Digital imaging helped todecrease costs by limitingchemical usage and lesseningtime expenses from dark roomimage development Images could now be taken andreviewed allowing for “betterphotos” and more opportunity toget the right shot withoutwasting materialsImage Source:http://www.nooga.com/153645/kodak-to-stop-making-cameras-digital-frames/Image By: Unknown
  11. 11. Additional Resources http://inventors.about.com/od/pstartinventions/a/Photography.htm http://inventors.about.com/od/pstartinventions/a/stilphotography_3.htm http://web.mit.edu/invent/iow/eastman.html http://todayinsci.com/E/Eastman_George/EastmanDryPlateCoAds1887.htm http://www.kodak.com/ek/US/en/Our_Company/History_of_Kodak/Milestones_-_chronology/1878-1929.htm http://www.polaroid.com.au/history http://kmbs.konicaminolta.us/wps/portal/web/home/about/our-history http://ddunleavy.typepad.com/the_big_picture/2005/10/the_digital_cam.html http://bluediamondphotography.blogspot.com/2011_12_01_archive.html

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