Who invented the first camera lens?

Answer Roger Bacon created the lens, but Gerolomo Cardano is the first person to use glass to replace the pinhole part of the camera. The word lens derives from the Latin word for lentil, because of its r... Read More »

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Who invented the camera lens?

Arabs in 1000 AD used a camera like room using a small hole to study various astronomical phenomenons. This came to be called as Camera Obscura (dark room).This was the basis for the pin-hole camer... Read More »

Camera zoom lens was invented in..?

digital cameras---------------------------------------Zooms have been around a Lot longer than digital cameras, but it wasn't until the mid '70's that computers were used to help design them, makin... Read More »

When was the single lens reflex camera invented?

The first SLR cameras were produced in the late 1880s. These were large-format, tripod-mounted behemoths. The Exaktra A, built in 1933, was the first small-format SLR. The Asahiflex-IIB in 1954 was... Read More »

When was the first contact lens invented?

According to, Leonardo da Vinci is credited with first sketching and describing the idea of contact lenses. However, English astronomer Sir John Herschel came up with the idea of maki... Read More »