George Eastman


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George Eastman

An inventor and entrepreneur who created roll film. His invention made photography accessible to more people and led to the invention of motion pictures. Eastman founded Kodak to market the modern camera, which he invented. In later life, he became a major philanthropist. He lived from 1854 to 1932.
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THE first Kodak office was opened by George Eastman in New York in 1880.
60 from the 60s: Selections from George Eastman House" offers a look at photography of the era.
George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film in Rochester is the world's largest collection of cameras and related artifacts.
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Organized by the George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, N.
Even George Eastman, who chose to end his life on his terms, had a vision of Kodak that went beyond his lifetime.
Even a Hall of Fame Exhibit honoring those persons who made plastics, and very special products, from plastics - luminaries such as Edwin Land (Polaroid cameras), Earl Tupper (Tupperware), Willard Dow (Dow Plastics), George Eastman (Eastman Kodak), John Wesley Hyatt (invented celluloid) and a host of other distinguished personalities.
Before Exxon, the only name that everybody remembers is "Kodak," which George Eastman coined because he wanted a short name that was memorable.
In 1888, George Eastman developed a light sensitive paper (later celluloid) strip on a roll that he called film.
Whereas most early photography in this genre - of the sort first acknowledged in 1975 with the "New Topographics" exhibition at George Eastman House (which included work by Bernd and Hilla Becher, Lewis Baltz, Nicholas Nixon, and Frank Gohlke) - is focused on the skillful elimination of the anthropological, Dow, like his mentor Frank Gohlke, is preoccupied with its orchestration.
And the book benefits from the rich knowledge of its author, who founded the George Eastman film archive and rates as one of the great experts on silent film.
SAN FRANCISCO -- George Eastman House the world's oldest photography museum founded in 1947 on the estate of Kodak founder George Eastman, and Clickworker, an innovator in the global crowdsourcing and workforce solutions space, announce the kick-off of a large-scale, iconic crowdsourcing project.