World Photography Day 2022: World Photography Day is observed on August 19 every year. Photography enthusiasts across the world come together to celebrate the art. Also, it is a day to remember the history of photography which allows people to see the world from different perspectives. World Photography Day 2022 theme is ‘Pandemic Lockdown through the lens.
World Photography Day 2022 History
Since the early 19th century, photography has become an important part of life. The origin of World Photography Day dates back to the 19th century when two Frenchmen Louis Daguerre and Joseph Nicephore Niepce developed ‘Daguerreotype’. It was a photography process. In 1839, the daguerreotype was officially endorsed by the French Academy of Sciences.
Photography has been an ever-increasing medium of personal expression and appreciation for countless people across the world. Photography creates memories and passages to revisit and cherish.
“#WorldPhotographyDay is celebrated on August 19, to celebrate the art and craft of photography and the passion that people have for this genre. The theme for #WorldPhotographyDay2022 is “Pandemic Lockdown through the lens,” the Department of Information and Public Relations, Kargil Ladakh tweeted on Friday morning.
#WorldPhotographyDay is celebrated on August 19, to celebrate the art and craft of photography and the passion that people have for this genre.
The theme for #WorldPhotographyDay2022 is “Pandemic Lockdown through the lens”.#PhotographyDay @lg_ladakh @santoshsukhdeve pic.twitter.com/Noy0prwGYX
— DIPR Kargil (@DIPR_Kargil) August 19, 2022
Dabboo Ratnani, a fashion & celebrity photographer from Mumbai tweeted, “Wishing you all a very Happy World Photography Day.”
World Photography Day 2022 quotes
“Photography is the art of making memories tangible.”– Destin Sparks
“Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever… It remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.” – Aaron Siskind
“When you photograph people in color, you photograph their clothes. But when you photograph people in Black and white, you photograph their souls!” – Ted Grant
“It is an illusion that photos are made with the camera… they are made with the eye, heart, and head.” -Henri Cartier-Bresson
“A portrait is not made in the camera but on either side of it.” – Edward Steichen
“Taking pictures is like tiptoeing into the kitchen late at night and stealing Oreo cookies.” – Diane Arbus