Gerolamo Cardano applies the biconvex lens to a Camera Obscura and obtains a sharper, clearer image.
Giovanni Battista della Porta publishes Magiae Naturalis, in which he describes a Camera Obscura with precision.
In the 17th century, shadow puppetry shows reach Western Europe.
It begins in the 1820s >>
It begins in the 1890s >>
Television and video
It begins in the 1860s >>
It begins in the 1850s >>