World Photography Day

A bit late in the day seen as there is only two hours left but Happy World Photography Day!

Every year, on 19 August, we observe World Photography Day – a globally recognized celebration of the photography and its history.

What actually is World Photography Day, though, and why is does it take place on this particular date? 

Well, the date recognizes the invention of the Daguerrotype, a process that was devised by France’s Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre in 1837. The idea was effectively sold to the French Academy of Sciences, which subsequently gifted the process to the world on 19 August 1839. 


To celebrate WPD here a a few of my faves.



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