Then: Alexander Wolcott invented the first camera, a design he patented in 1840. However, George Eastman brought photography and cameras to the general public around 1885. Eastman called his first camera the 'Kodak.' The
'Kodak' was a box camera with a fixed lens and single shutter speed. The 'Kodak' had enough film for a hundred exposures and had to be sent back to the factory for processing.
Now: Get instant pictures with a Canon DSLR that features full HD (1080p) video recording or a touch screen Sony Cyber-shot TX9.