14 Oct : Smile please – Click…Click…Click

In this digital age, do you remember the camera with a photographic film that needed to be processed after all pictures were clicked. It even needed to be protected from exposure to white light. It used to look something like this. 
120_filmThis photographic film was often referred to as cartridge for the camera. Today in 1884, George Eastman received patent for the photographic film. Eastman’s invention revolutionised photography by using coated paper and rollers, rather than heavy glass dry plates, to reproduce images.

This invention allowed mass production of a small hand-held box camera filled with rolls of film with 100 exposures. Finally George Eastman registered Kodak as a trademark in 1888.

#Hindi 
1884 में आज अमेरिकी आविष्कारक George Eastman को photographic film का पेटेंट मिला था। इस खोज की वजह से बाद में दुनिया में कैमरे से तस्वीरें खींचना संभव हो पाया। George eastman ने Eastman kodak कंपनी की स्थापना की थी और उनको photographic roll film को लोकप्रिय बनाने के लिए याद किया जाता है। इस आविष्कार ने ही आगे चल कर 1888 तक Films यानी motion pictures की नींव रखी थी।