4th to 5th Centuries B.C
Photography was first introduced in the early Centuries by Greek and Chinese philosophers who explained the scientific studies behind sight and the behaviour of light and the relation to camera lenses.
First Panorama opens
The first photographic image with camera obscura was achieved by Joseph Niepce. However the imaged required eight hours of light exposure before fading.
The invention of an Image that was fixed and did not fade, it required less than 30 minutes of light exposure.
The first patent was issued to American Alexander Wolcott for his camera.
Kodak roll films were invented.
35mm still cameras were developed
Polaroid cameras were placed on the market
Underwater cameras were invented for the US army
The camcorder is introduced by Sony
Pixar introduces digital imaging processing
Eastman introduces image storage with the CD
Digital Cameras become available on the market for consumers by Apple and Kodak