Tomorrow, August 19th, is World Photography Day – a day to celebrate photography and remember how special a photograph can be.
World Photography Day is celebrated on August 19th to commemorate the invention of the Daguerreotype, a photographic processes developed by Louis Daguerre. On January 9, 1839, The French Academy of Sciences announced the daguerreotype process. A few months later, on August 19, 1839, the French government announced the invention as a gift “Free to the World.”
Visit the World Photography Day Flickr group to see some truly amazing images from around the world and share your own!
What are you going to do to celebrate?