Digital Photography (12 of 12)

Kodak engineer Steven Sasson invented the digital camera in 1975. Within 25 years the technology would overtake analog film materials and dominate the photographic industry and practice. This chapter features a timeline of digital camera technology starting with Steven Sasson’s first completely digital camera prototype and takes us all the way to the smart phones of today.

Video from the Eastman House Museum

Cite this page as: George Eastman Museum, "Digital Photography (12 of 12)," in Smarthistory, May 8, 2017, accessed July 19, 2024,