Lens Eye - Celebrating 175 Years of Photography - World Photography Day [ 19 August 1839 ]
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World Photography Day [ 19th August ]

Lens Eye - World Photography Day-19 August.Ranchi, 19 August 2012 ::  World Photography Day originates from the invention of the Daguerreotype, a photographic processes developed by Joseph Nicèphore Nièpce and 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”. With the help of Photography our knowledge about any thing & every thing of the Universe has increased leaps and bound. This is the day to pay tributes and remember the inventore and pioneers of photography and highlight their contributions.

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