It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words. To highlight this importance of photographs, World Photography Day is celebrated every year on 19th August. World Photography Day is celebrated every year on 19 August. Photography is a kind of art. Through photography, feelings from person to animal can be expressed without speaking. So let’s know how this day started, this year’s theme and other important things as well.
History of Photography Day
The celebration of World Photography Day started on January 9, 1839 in France. At that time a photography process was announced, which is called the daguerreotype process and this process is considered to be the world’s first photography process. It was invented by Joseph Nicephore and Louis Daugere of France. After this, on August 19, 1839, the French government announced this invention and obtained its patent. Since then every year August 19 was celebrated as ‘World Photography Day’ i.e. ‘World Photography Day’.
The world’s first ‘selfie’ was taken 182 years ago
Do you know when the world’s first ‘selfie’ was taken and who took it? If not then here is the answer. About 182 years ago, that means in the year 1839, Robert Cornelius of America took the first ‘selfie’. Till then no one even knew what a selfie was. The first selfie taken by Robert Cornelius is still preserved in print at the United States Library of Congress.
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