Research Paper On George Eastman

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Let’s go back in time. Let’s think how we get all these amazing pictures that hold so many memories to us. As they say a picture is worth a thousand words. Who invented photography? What did they do to get it started? George Eastman was a pioneer of modern day photography.

First, let's talk about who George Eastman is.

George Eastman was born on July 12, 1854 in Waterville, New York. His father died and times were very tough for his family. His mother had to take in Borders so they had enough money. When George was older he promised his mother that he would work hard in school, get a good job, and take care of her. In school George was one of the smartest students in his class, he was especially good at math. In his spare time he would read books about photography. George’s first job was becoming a messenger boy for an insurance company. When he was 20 he then became a bookkeeper in a bank. George was such a hard worker that his boss said “to find a hobby.” He then decided to pursue the love of photography. After that George started to buy equipment. He started to invent things and even made his own …show more content…

Photography has played an essential role in the media revolution. It has vastly enhanced our ability to convey information easily. Without pictures we would not be able to save all of the memories. We are grateful that we are easily able to take pictures at the touch of a button.

All in All George Eastman made a huge impact on the Industrial Revolution. He was an American inventor and industrialist. George made photography simpler than it was before. If we think even farther back they would draw instead of actually taking pictures. Without his inventions we would not be able take pictures. Unfortunately on March 14, 1932 George Eastman took his own life with a single gunshot to the head. Eastman was only 77 years old when he did this. He left a note saying “ My work is done why

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