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World Photography Day: 178 years of Photo Culture

In a world where millions of photos are uploaded every minute, World Photography Day inspires those thousands of photographers across the globe who share their simple photographs with a deep meaning to the world. No matter what you are, who you are and where you are, a simple snapshot can bring thousand of memories back. But, have you ever thought that who invented the photography? Here, we have some information which will definitely answer your queries.

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi ChaturvediBy Sakshi Chaturvedi

Published on 19 Aug 2018 3:20 AM GMT

World Photography Day: 178 years of Photo Culture
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Lucknow: In a world where millions of photos are uploaded every minute, World Photography Day inspires those thousands of photographers across the globe who share their simple photographs with a deep meaning to the world.

No matter what you are, who you are and where you are, a simple snapshot can bring thousand of memories back. But, have you ever thought that who invented the photography? Here, we have some information which will definitely answer your queries.

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The World Photography Day began with the invention of Daguerreotype. It is a photographic process which was invented by Louis-Jacques-Mande-Daguerre introduced in 1839 and on August 19, 1839, the French Government announced the invention of Daguerreotype as a gift to the world.

The World Photography Day was celebrated for the first time on August 19, 2010.

Here is the first photograph or what can called the earliest photograph which was taken by Joseph Nicephore Niepce in 1826. The image shows the upstair window at Niepce’s estate, Le Gras, in the Burgundy region of France.

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The first color Photograph was taken by James Clerk Maxwell, the mathematical physicist in 1861. The photograph shows a three color bow.

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The first photograph of a Cape Canaveral launch was snapped in July 1950. The rocket which was launched was known as Bumper-2. It was a two stage-stage rocket comprising a V-2 missile based on a WAC Corporal rocket.

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The first photograph of a human was captured by Louis Daguerre at the Boulevard du Temple in Paris, France.

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Robert Cornelius was the first person to take the world’s first self portrait in Philadelphia. Cornelius sat in front of the lens and covered the lens. This photograph was captured 185 years ago in 1839.

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This is the first photograph taken in 1847 by the Daguerreotype process in France.

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John Ouincy Adams, the sixth President of United States was the first president to have his photograph taken. The photograph was snapped by Daguerrotype process in 1843.

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The first coloured landscape picture was taken in 1877. This photo was created by Louis Arthur Ducos du Hauron. The shot depicts the Southern France.

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This is the first picture of lightening which was snapped in 1882 by William Jennings.

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi Chaturvedi

A journalist, presently working as a Sub-Editor at newstrack.com.

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