And…guess what, August 19 marks the ‘World Photography Day’, celebrating the passion for photography worldwide.
Here are the 10 must-know facts for you to know if you also love to take photographs.
On August 19, 1839, France bought patent for the daguerreotype and released it free to the world
Daguerreotype, invented in 1837 by Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre, was the first practical photographic process
An earliest known permanent photographic image was made by heliography invented by Joseph Nicéphore Niépce in 1826
The minimum exposure time required to create a photograph was approximately eight hours