World Photography Day
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World Photography Day is celebrated every year on 19 August.
IMPORTANT FACTS -
- The day is an annual, worldwide celebration of the art, craft, science and history of photography.
Photography is one of the most important art forms, it is a means of expressing one's feelings and personal expression by pictures.
There is a famous saying of Henrik Ibsen in which he said, 'A picture is worth a thousand words'.
Sometimes pictures express feelings more effectively than words.
The first permanent photograph of an object was taken in year 1826 by the Frenchman Joseph Nicephore Niepce.
Theme of World Photography Day 2022 :
Theme 2022 - "Pandemic Lockdown through the lens."
This theme sheds light on how we view the pandemic-induced lockdown through the camera or lens.
The lockdown was imposed due to the Corona epidemic and during that period many people learned the wonderful skills related to photography.
History of World Photography Day :
World Photography Day celebration started in France on January 9, 1839.
At that time a photography process was announced which was called the dagorotype process and this process is today considered to be the world's first photography process.
It was invented by Joseph Nicephore and Louis Douger, who were the native of France.
On August 19, 1839, the French government announced this invention and got its patent.
To remember this forever, 'World Photography Day' is celebrated every year on 19th August.
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