Who invented the camera?


The first camera was invented by Alhazen in around 1000 A.D. Alhazen, who was widely known as an authority on optics during the Middle Ages, invented the pinhole camera.

Although the pinhole camera, also known as a camera obscura, was invented around the year 1000 A.D., the first photographic image taken with this type of camera did not occur until 1827. The pinhole camera was used for viewing and drawing purposes up until that point. Joseph Nicephore Niepce is credited for creating the first photographic image. Unfortunately, his method required a chemical reaction and eight hours of sunlight, and it the image it produced faded shortly after being removed from the light exposure.

Q&A Related to "Who invented the camera?"
Three men who invented the video camera are Ray Dolby, Charles Ginsburg and Charles Anderson. Video cameras were introduced to the public in the 1980's. Look here for more information
According to the encyclopedia section of the Seattle-based reference website AbsoluteAstronomy.com, the first single-use film camera without a film transport mechanism was created
The first credit card in the US was made by John Biggins, with the Flatbush National Bank, in Brooklyn, NY, in 1946. He called it the Charge-It program. Look here for more information
1 Additional Answer
Ask.com Answer for: who invented the camera
The earliest camera, the camera obscura, was described by the Arabic scientist Ibn al-Haytham (Alhazen) in his Book of Optics (1015–1021).
Explore this Topic
The first camera phone was the J-SH04 made by sharp. Borland founder Philippe Kahn invented the camera phone while his wife was having a baby in a hospital room. ...
Infrared cameras were invented by the German makers Leica and Zeiss. They were made to aid in night and low-light photography. Mostly they were used during war ...
George Eastman was who invented the Kodak Camera, though the cameras were not known by the name Kodak until 1888. Eastman also perfected the first transparent ...
About -  Privacy -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2014 Ask.com