The name kodak was devised by george eastman, founder of eastman kodak, and his mother, while playing with an anagram set they were looking for a name that adhered to three principles: short cannot be mispronounced and should not resemble anything or be associated with anything else. A brief history of kodak the eastman kodak company, known around the world as kodak, is an american imaging company that began in the 19th century as an innovator of photography. Dryden daytime screening: your views through october 28, during museum hours, the dryden theatre will present your views, a global, collective moving image work that was organized by internationally acclaimed conceptual artist gillian wearing.
©eastman kodak company, 1999 customer service pamphlet march 1999 • aa-13 history of kodak cameras kodak cameras camera name on the market film size original from to list price. This is a great reference source for anyone interested in the history of cameras it provides detailed information helpful in identifying and dating old kodak cameras read more. The story of kodak [douglas collins] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers a chronicle of george eastman and the eastman kodak company provides a celebration of the history of photography. Eastman kodak company 1907-1935 kodak 1935-1960 the font used here would be retained for the next two logos 1960-1971 history talk (0) share.
1928 - 1929 vanity kodak ensemble (colors: beige, gray, and green 1915 - 1926 vest pocket autographic kodak 1915 - 1926 vest pocket autographic kodak special. There are few more interesting tragedies in the history of american business than the demise of kodak, which filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy in january 2012 and few that are more frustrating. Kodak will no longer manufacture cameras it's like mcdonald's not making hamburgers or kleenex not making tissues kodak sold its first camera in 1888 this is a brief timeline of important events in kodak's 132 year history for a more detailed timeline click here 1878 - 24-year old bank clerk. The 131-year-old eastman kodak co is struggling to stay in the picture. More kodak history on the most recent kodak logo the kodak logo evolution shows how in the early 1900s an ekc monogram was in place (eastman kodak company) in.
Image via wikipedia it's amazing to me that eastman kodak (ek) has lasted as long as it has in the 1980s, i did consulting work for the maker of the brownie and saw it heading unstoppably for its. Eastman kodak in history important events, famous birthdays and historical deaths from our searchable today in history archives. Kodak park through the years a sprawling 1,200-acre industrial center, eastman business park has been where much of kodak's cutting-edge technology — products such as film, cameras, chemical applications and even work on military projects — have been developed. The history of kodak history of kodak, how it all started and evolved the history of kodak all started when in the 1870s, 24-year old george eastman was planning a vacation from his job in rochester, new york as a bank clerk a co-worker suggested that he make photos of his vacation and he found out that to do some photography, one has to carry a bulky.
Asking fellow photograph aficionados for their input on a stamp is good study the history of companies and biography of photographers paper or kodak. For more on the history of the digital camera and kodak, you can check out the full profile of steven sasson over at the new york times see also:. The current version of the kodak logo was adapted in 2006 it comprises of a simple wordmark that features the company's name using a custom typeface created by allen hori of identity design. Eastman kodak co stock price, stock quotes and financial overviews from marketwatch.
To explore that long history, we've charted the milestones, the groundbreakers -- and the downright strange take a look to see where your camera came from, as we visit grandad kodak, uncle apple. The last few years have been particularly tough for kodak, the almost-120-year-old photographic company based in rochester, new york as we ticked over into the 21st century, kodak employed some. Kodak roll films starting with 101 it first became necessary to specify which kodak roll film was required with the introduction of the no 2 kodak camera in 1889as different models and sizes of cameras were introduced, the film boxes were marked with the names of the cameras that the roll would fit.
Kodachrome is a brand name for a non-substantive, color reversal film introduced by eastman kodak in 1935 it was one of the first successful color materials and was used for both cinematography and still photography. The rise & fall of kodak a brief history of the eastman kodak company, 1880 to 2012 you press the button, we do the rest — george eastman, 1888, introducing the first simple camera. During 1934eastman kodak company history history eastman kodak company (kodak) started with the manufacture of dry plates in 1879 kodak made amateur motion pictures practical with the introduction of 16 mm reversal film on cellulose acetate (safety) base.