George Eastman Creator of the Kodak

By: Jesus Barrios

George Eastman

He was born July 12, 1854, in Waterville, New York. He dropped out of high school at the age of 14 to support his family. He then started researching how to create a dry plate. When he formulated a gelatin-based paper he, resigned from his bank job after launching his photography company. He also developed unbreakable glass lenses for gas mask, and also a special camera for taking pictures form plane. On March, 14, 1932, He took his life with a gunshot to his head, leaving a note saying "my work here is done. Why Wait?"

The Kodak

The Kodak came out on the market in 1888 for $25. The slogan was "You press the button and we do the rest." It means that the camera was sent in to the company after the 100 exposure of the film roll has been used, then they develop it and sent it back to the customer.

The significance of the Kodak

The Kodak was created for the amateur photographers and also for the public to use because it was fairly cheaper that the other camera's. It had 100 exposures of film. He made it possible to film parts of WW1.