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In 1974, Gareth Lloyd, supervisor at Kodak, asked whether a type of high speed semiconductor - a charge-coupled device (CCD) - could be used to build an image sensor. A year later, Steven Sasson had created a big blue contraption that could capture an image, convert it into an electronic signal, then digitize the signal and store it in memory. It weighed 8lbs, captured b&w with a resolution of .01mp, took 23 seconds to record the image onto a cassette and 23 seconds more to read and display it. History Of Photography, Video Photography, Digital Photography, Photography Humor, Photography Camera, Camera Obscura, Kodak Foto, Leica, Kodak Digital Camera
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12 Hugely Important Moments in the History of Photography

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As humans we seem to have an insatiable need to document life -- our actions, the actions of other species of animals, anything and everything around us. While the ever present,… 
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