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A Photographic Memory

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Amateur Photography

Gallery - Quiet Recreations

The mass popularization of photographic technology began in 1888, when Eastman-Kodak first introduced the snapshot camera. Before then, photography was a cumbersome and costly hobby; however, as cameras got cheaper and smaller (and therefore more portable), it became easier for a wider range of people to document their everyday lives and the ways in which they enjoyed their travels and free time.

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