The Camera (Photography)

The needs and impact on our world

Necessity- what needs led to the creation of this invention?

Steve Sasson (digital camera inventor) made taking pictures easier and faster. Also, people wanted more pictures for less time and less money.

Important Pictures

Technology- what other inventions made this invention become possible?

The camera obscura, the first kind of camera that led up to the digital camera

Opportunity- what made this invention succeed?

People thought the idea of a faster, more efficient, and more portable camera was a great idea and more and more people started wanting it

Immediate/future impact

Some impacts on life now are,

1. More people have jobs as photographers

2. The Iphone, Ipod, and Ipad (with camera) have become possible

3. People have more memories as families and/or of vacation, etc.