Since the first wet plate models, there have been a long row of camera manufacturers, many of whom have long disappeared.
Agfa Camera-Werk AG has made a long row of camera models, as well as analogue film, scanners etc.
The Eastman Kodak Company started as a Dry Plate manufacturer in 1880, and ended up as one of the largest camera and film manufacturers ever.
Kodak were to focused on their film production, and were sidetracked by the digital camera revolution.
Today, Kodak is only a shadow of it’s former self.
Leica quickly became known for their quality cameras, and the compact rugged design, quickly became a favourite amongst photojournalists in rough places.
Nikon was one of the largest camera manufacturers for film, but were hesitant in going all in on the digital market.
Nikonos was a part of the Nikon brand. This sub brand was a very popular underwater camera series, popular amongst divers and scientists.