Thanks to digital cameras on mobile phones, more than 350 billion photos are now taken worldwide every year. Around 250 billion photographs have been uploaded to Facebook.
The first digital camera was created in 1975 and it was also pretty huge. It weighed around 8 pounds and was capable of producing images of 0.01 Megapixels. It was invented by Steven Sasson, and it looked like a gadget made for a high-school science project.read more
Hasselblad was a great NASA favorite in the early space missions due to their interchangeable lenses and magazines, as well as the build quality of the gear. The cameras that shot the surface of the moon during the Apollo Program were sacrificed in the name of science to allow 25 kg of lunar rock samples a seat in the back travel to Earth. Thankfully, the film magazines were brought back as well.