A little history of the camera – from polaroid to selfie



The gateway article to the thoroughly researched and beautifully put together history of the camera

the full interactive history of the camera

Did you know that the very first camera was created over two thousand years ago? Or that a guy called Philippe Kahn was the brains behind the first camera phone snap? For more interesting titbits on the world’s most popular piece of tech, check out our whistle stop tour of the history of the camera.

We take a quick look through the names, faces and iconic phrases that made the camera what it is today. So from the instant Polaroid to the iPhone 6, here’s everything you need to know about the evolution of the gadget.

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