The History of the Camera

The History of the Camera

by Elizabeth Raum


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403496539
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 08/28/2007
Series: Inventions that Changed the World
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.88(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 620L (what's this?)
Age Range: 6 - 9 Years

About the Author

Elizabeth Raum has written over two-dozen nonfiction books for young readers, including a biography of Louis Armstrong for Capstone Press. Over the years, she has worked as a middle school and high school English teacher, an elementary school librarian, and a college library director. Elizabeth Raum has written many nonfiction books for children. Two of her Capstone You Choose books, Orphan Trains: An Interactive History Adventure (2011) and Can You Survive Storm Chasing? (2012), are Junior Library Guild selections. Elizabeth lives in Michigan with her husband, Richard.

Table of Contents

Before Cameras 4

The first Camera 6

Daguerre Makes Better Photos 8

Talbot's Photos on Paper 10

Using Cameras 12

George Eastman's Idea 14

Cameras for Everyone 16

Flash and color 18

Instant Pictures 20

Digital Cameras 22

Cameras that Help people 24

How Cameras Changed Life 26

Timeline 28

World Map activity 29

Find out more 30

Glossary 31

Index 32

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