World Photography Day: Celebrating the Art of Capturing Moments

World Photography Day is an annual celebration of the art of capturing moments and expressing creativity through photography, celebrated on August 19th

It was conceived in 1991 by Indian photographer OP Sharma, who discovered the significance of August 19th 1839, the day the revolutionary photography process the Daguerreotype was announced by the French Government

The Daguerreotype was a groundbreaking process which created unique, highly detailed images and was popular due to its ability to produce one-of-a-kind photographs

World Photography Day is celebrated globally, with social media platforms amplifying its reach and photographers encouraged to capture and share their own photographs

Photography has evolved significantly over the years, from the Daguerreotype to digital cameras and smartphones, and there is now an abundance of cameras available to suit different photography styles and preferences

World Photography Day serves as a reminder of the power of photography to capture and preserve moments in time, and encourages us to explore new perspectives, document history and share our unique vision with the world