The first camera, the pinhole camera or camera obscura, was invented by Alhazen, a prominent figure in the field of optics in the Middle Ages. Alhazen lived around the year 1000, but the exact year when he developed the ... More »

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The first camera was invented by Alhazen in around 1000 A.D. Alhazen, who was widely known as an authority on optics during the Middle Ages, invented the pinhole camera. More »

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The camera was developed to create a lasting image of a certain scene. Cameras originally came from the camera obscuras developed by both the ancient Chinese and the ancient Greeks. These devices allowed users to capture... More »

The first camera was invented by Alhazen in around 1000 A.D. Alhazen, who was widely known as an authority on optics during the Middle Ages, invented the pinhole camera. More »

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The first camera was the camera obscura, a device that used a lens or small hole to project an image onto a screen inside the camera. It was invented around 1000 A.D. by the scientist and inventor Alhazen. Modern photogr... More »

Although capturing images via focused light has been around since the Middle Ages, it was not until 1827 that Joseph Nicephore Niepce captured the first photographic image, with his camera obscura. His primitive process ... More »

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To set up a Web camera, purchase a camera and a USB cable, and install the software needed to operate the camera on an Internet-enabled computer. Connect the Web camera to the computer according to the installation instr... More »

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