2. 1727 1727 The discovery that silver nitrate changesJohann Heinrich Schulz discovered that a substance called silver nitrate would change colorwhen exposed to light. This paved the way for the first pictures to be taken and processed. 3. 1814 1814 The camera obscura is developedJoseph Niepce developed the camera obscura and took the first photo with it. Itwasn't ideal, though, because it took 8 hours of light exposure to make a picture,and the picture faded with time. 4. 1837 1837 The Daguerreotype was inventedLouis Daguerre invented a new way to take pictures. It only needed 30 minutes oflight exposure, and the image didn't fade with time. 5. 1841 1841 Making multiple copies possibleWilliam Henry Talbot developed the Calotype process. This made it possible tomake multiple copies of the same picture. 6. 1851 1851 Taking pictures gets easierWith the new Collodion process, cameras only needed a few seconds of lightexposure to make a picture 7. 1871 1871 Film is made easier to handleUp until this time pictures had to be developed immediately after being taken.Richard Leach Maddox invented the gelatin dry plate silver bromide process, whichmade it possible to take a picture and develop it later 8. 1888 1888 The invention of the roll-film cameraGeorge Eastman invented the first roll-film camera. 9. 1948 1948 The Polaroid camera is marketedThe Polaroid allowed people to take a photo and have it developed immediately,right from the camera. 10. 1963 1963 Colored film is introducedPolaroid came out with the first colored film. 11. 1980 1980 The first consumer camcorder is releasedSony put out the first consumer camcorder, allowing people to record their memories in realtime. 12. 1974 // 1984 1974 The first digital camera is developedThe Sasson Company built the first digital camera. 1984 The first digital camera is marketedCanon put out the first digital camera for the public, which was later improved byPixar. 13. 1990 1990 The first camera phones (1990's)The camera phone technology was first used in Japan, but it quickly spread aroundthe world. 14. 2001 2001 The Easy Share camera comes into playKodak put out their Easy Share digital camera, which made it easy to snap picturesand download them to the computer. 15. 2012 2012 Wireless cameras are developedKodak put out cameras that didn't have to be connected to a computer in order todownload and share the pictures.